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China lifts Brazilian beef ban

Brazilian producers are hoping to recapture lost ground after China announced it was lifting its ban on the country’s beef, imposed following the discovery of BSE in 2012.

JBS Foods confirms Brazilian poultry acquisition

JBS Foods has signed a deal with Brazilian poultry firm Céu Azul Alimentos to acquire two processing plants in Guapiaçu and Itapetininga, Paulo, for approximately BRL$246m ($110m).

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup final - Russia v Brazil

What better way to follow the final of the FIFA World Cup yesterday with the final of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup.

Moy Park expands in Northern Ireland

Brazilian-owned poultry processor Moy Park is to create more than 600 new jobs following the creation of a new product development (NPD) centre in Northern Ireland.

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup - Brazil v US

Following the quarter finals of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup, the competition is hotting up as we move into the semi-finals, where the winning teams from the last round are...

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup reaches semi-final stage

Following the quarter finals of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup, the competition is hotting up as we move into the semi-finals, where the winning teams from the last round are...

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Australian red meat industry expectant on benefits of JAEPA

The Australian red meat industry has said it expects to realise significant benefits from the signing of the Japan-Australia Economic Agreement (JAEPA) in Canberra this week.

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup - Quarter-finals - Brazil v Italy

Following the second round of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup, the competition is hotting up as we move into the quarter-finals, where the winning teams from the last round are...

Poultry prices on growth curve

Global poultry prices are taking off, leading to improved profitability for the global poultry industry, according to Rabobank.

Global beef market prices forecast to strengthen

The global beef market is set to regain its positive momentum in the third quarter of the year once the current high supply has worked its way through the system,...

EU revises guide prices for poultry imports

The European Commission has revised guide prices for a range of poultry imports – if the value of exports exceed these levels, the European Union (EU) can impose additional duties...

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup – second round

Following the group stage of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup, we now move into the second round, where the winning teams from the last round will go head-to-head in terms...

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup – second round

Following the group stage of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup, we now move into the second round, where the winning teams from the last round will go head-to-head in terms...

Welcome to the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup!

In homage to the football tournament being hosted in Brazil over the coming weeks, the team at GlobalMeatNews (GMN) decided to host our own meat-based version.

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Focus on Brazil: the vital statistics

With thousands of football fans gearing up to descend on Brazil for the FIFA World Cup 2014, Global Meat News thought it timely to take a look at how Brazil’s...

Hillshire Brands responds to takeover bids

US firm The Hillshire Brands Company appears to be the subject of a bidding war, with a number of unsolicited proposals to buy the business – from Tyson Foods and Pilgrim’s Pride....

China makes waves in international meat market

Demand for meat in China is soaring with exports to the country growing rapidly, according to the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

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Countries react to Brazil BSE discovery

A BSE discovery within Brazil has prompted an international response, with both Egypt and Peru moving to ban imports from the affected state.

US beef association calls Brazilian food safety into question

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) in the US has highlighted what it calls "significant flaws" in Brazil’s meat inspection systems.

Brazilian poultry exports show marginal growth

Volume exports of Brazilian chicken increased by 0.7% in the first three months of 2014, with a total of 907,300 tonnes (t) shipped, according to the latest report from the...

Global beef demand being driven by China

The global beef market looks set to see demand continue to grow, with strong interest coming from China, according to a new Rabobank report.

Middlemen take profits as Brazil, Ireland eye opening of China beef market

Lower pricing of imports compared to local beef means imported beef has been embraced by a wider spread of geography and customers in China, said Joel Haggard, Hong Kong-based head...

World poultry industry faces turbulence

The global poultry market is experiencing turbulence due to a number of issues ranging from escalating feed prices and avian influenza (AI) outbreaks, according to experts from Rabobank.

Nicaragua raises foot-and-mouth alarm over US lifting Brazil beef import ban

The Nicaraguan government has raised fears that the planned reopening of the US market to Brazilian beef could risk spreading foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) to north and central America.

JBS announces profit jump in 2013

Global meat company JBS has revealed net profits increased by 28.9% to BRL926.9m ($403.75m) in its full-year results for 2013.

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