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China’s pork imports more than doubled in March 2016 as environmental regulation slammed the brakes on domestic production for the country’s largest producers.
Brazilian meat processor BRF has reported a slide in gross profits for the first quarter of 2016 as pressure on poultry prices and the cost of corn hurt its income.
Private equity firm Silverfleet Capital has agreed to the sale of casings supplier Kalle Group to a fund managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R)
Plastic packaging manufacturer LINPAC has been selected as a finalist for the 2016 European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE) and, naturally, its director of innovation is chuffed.
Booming inflation is driving consumers in Argentina to switch to chicken and pork and away from the pricier beef, a mainstay for decades.
Miratorg has become the first meat manufacturer outside North America to be certified in accordance with the standards of Certified Angus Beef.
Doug Weber has been named president and CEO of the eponymously-named Weber Packaging Solutions, a global designer and manufacturer of product labelling used by the meat industry.
Denmark may impose a tax on red meat after the Danish Council of Ethics suggested a change in beef consumption could “make a big difference” to climate change.
Mexico’s second-largest poultry producer – US-owned Pilgrim’s Pride – has reported a fall in pre-tax profits for the first quarter of 2016 after a “challenging” winter.
Veterinary officials in Iraq have killed hundreds of thousands of chickens after a deadly strain of avian influenza was detected in the country for the first time in a decade.
Full-year trading figures for Parma Ham show strong export growth for the dry-cured charcuterie favourite. But, predictably, sales in Russia have dropped as the Kremlin embargo heaped pressure on the...
Cambodian meat distributor SLN Meat Supply Pty has told GlobalMeatNews it will start operating a major industrial slaughterhouse this summer.
Poultry farmers are, on average, richer than most farmers in America, according to a study on the US broiler industry by the National Chicken Council (NCC).
Brazil’s BRF, one of the world’s largest meat processors, has entered into negotiations with frozen food distributor Al Khan Foodstuff (AFK) to acquire full control of the Omani business....
One of China’s most ambitious cattle breeders and genetics companies, Xinjiang Tianshan Animal Husbandry Bio-engineering Co, has blamed a fall in beef and mutton prices for what it predicts is...
The rise in flexitarianism presents growth opportunities for Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), according to the company, which said it planned to launch two new products at IFFA.
Romanian meat processor Cris-Tim SRL posted increased sales in the first quarter of 2016, when its revenues rose by an estimated 19% to 20% compared with the same period a year ago.
Ukraine’s largest pork producer APK-Invest earned UAH65 million ($2.5m) of net profit in 2015, compared with UAH103 million ($4m) of net losses in 2014.
How to remain competitive in the face of falling meat consumption is the main challenge facing the meat and livestock industry, Pekka Pesonen, secretary general of EU farmers’ organisation Copa-Cogeca,...
Ireland’s food body Bord Bia and 17 business leaders have visited Iran on a trade mission for the first time since sanctions were lifted to discuss a bilateral trade deal...
The use of antibiotics in intensive poultry farming should not be cut but minimised and carefully planned to safeguard animal welfare, the American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) has said.
Exports of British beef and lamb to Barbados present a “significant opportunity” for the meat industry, according to the UK levy board AHDB Beef & Lamb.
A video released by the National Pork Board, in celebration of Earth Day on 22 April, aims to highlight how pork producers can tackle climate change head-on.
Think-tanks all over the world have called for the need to diversify protein to ensure a more sustainable food economy, but is eating alpaca meat a step too far?
US ingredients manufacturer Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has said it plans to launch a soya product that can be used to boost protein and fibre content in meat products...
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