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Brazil is continuing to grow its pork exports and even the recent meat corruption scandal had little to no impact on rising volume trade, Rabobank has claimed.
Finland-based meat processor Atria has reported an upturn in first-quarter sales thanks to improved conditions across the food supply chain.
International beef prices are set to experience varying levels of decline this year, largely driven by one of the world’s biggest beef importers, the US, according to Informa.
Cargill will sell its two remaining cattle feedlots to Omaha-based Green Plains, as the US meat producer exits the cattle feeding business.
Online food sales in China could double in the next decade, thanks to a massive upsurge in smartphone shopping, research firm IGD has claimed.
Romanian meat company SuperStar Com Srl plans to open at least 10 retail stores this year, adding them to its existing chain of 23 outlets.
In the first quarter of 2017 Ukraine’s largest poultry processor MHP exported 49,150 tonnes (t) of poultry, 60% more than during the same period of the last year, the company’s...
US-based Tyson Foods has agreed to acquire sandwich-maker AdvancePierre Foods in a $4.2bn deal that will expand the giant meat processor’s market share in prepared foods.
Japan’s meat consumption broke new records in the 2016 fiscal year (April 2015 to March 2016) according to recent data, with projected year-on-year growth set to be the fastest in five years....
Organic meat importers may be boosted by digital certification system, which the European Commission says will make the EU “a global leader in traceability" and the collection of reliable organic trade data....
America’s meat trade has reacted warmly to news that Donald Trump’s pick for agriculture secretary, Sonny Perdue, has finally been confirmed by the US senate.
Packaged Foods produced Conagra Brands has completed its acquisition of meat snacks and sunflower seeds maker Thanasi Foods for an undisclosed sum.
Florida-based Uncle John’s Pride has issued a recall for over 63 tonnes (t) of ready-to-eat smoked meat and chicken sausages after a magnet was found in a product mix.
Mass vaccination of cattle succeeded in containing lumpy skin disease in south-eastern Europe in 2015-16, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Hong Kong has issued a bird flu warning, confirming that the condition of a man stricken by the disease in Jilin Province, north east China, is now critical.
Reported US infections linked to pathogens Yersinia and Shiga toxin-producing E.coli, commonly contaminating meat products, grew in number in 2016, but experts blamed better testing, not more people becoming sick. ...
European and French meat industry organisations are preparing to respond to China’s decision to lift its embargo on French exports of de-boned beef for animals.
Packaged foods company Conagra Brands has recalled over 50 tonnes of chicken nugget ready meals after a supplier said one ingredient may contain Salmonella.
One of the US’ largest meat processors, Tyson Foods, has appointed Justin Whitmore as its first sustainability leader as the company takes steps towards a cleaner footprint on the planet.
Agricultural holding Miratorg plans to construct a 30,000-strong sheep farm in Russia, and wants to build 10 more in the same region, creating one of the world’s largest lamb clusters.
After fresh research showed demand for gluten-free food is on the rise in Ireland, Bord Bía told this site there is a gap in the market for gluten-free meatballs.
Swedish public institutions have been buying substantial and growing amounts of domestically sourced meat between 2012 to 2016, and this trend is projected to continue, a survey has said.
Brazil’s rotten meat scandal seems not to have made Russia’s stomach turn, as the two countries seek to double the value of bilateral agri-food trade.
Polish meat business Agro-Rydzyna plans to invest PLN 110 million (€26 million) by 2020 to increase production at its Kłoda meat plant and build another processing facility in Poland
Fast-food chain Subway has filed a CA$210 million defamation lawsuit against the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) after the broadcaster claimed some of its chicken was less than 50% meat.
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