All news articles for December 2014

US is still the major driver of the global beef market

Rabobank report ponders new norm for beef prices

By Georgi Gyton

Tight cattle and beef supplies were a continuing factor during Q4 of 2014, despite prices softening slightly on the preceding quarter, according to a new report by Rabobank.

Cherkizovo could cancel the implementation of a major pork project in the Voronezh Oblast

Cherkizovo may cancel major pig project in Russia

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The current economic crisis in Russia may force the country’s largest meat operator - Cherkizovo - to cancel the implementation of major pork project in the Voronezh Oblast, according to a recent statement by the company’s chief executive Sergei Mikhailov. 

In pictures: Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec

In pictures: Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec

By Ed Bedington

France’s most recognisable butcher, Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec has caused outrage among his French colleagues by claiming that the best beef in the world comes from England! GlobalMeatNews took a trip to France to visit one of his smallest outlets in the...

The preformed tray is said to provide stability to the product

Vacuum packing innovation from Sealpac

By Eleanor Mackay

Vacuum packaging specialists Sealpac has launched a new product, TraySkin xplus, which allows even larger products to be vacuum packed.

The companies hope that through their alignment further growth will be achieved

CSB in AutoCoding linkup

By Eleanor Mackay

IT specialists CSB-System International has teamed up with factory automation firm AutoCoding Systems to allow knowledge sharing and growth for both companies.

The detector claims to remove the 'product effect' phenomenon

New detector from Mettler Toledo

By Eleanor Mackay

Mettler Toledo has launched a new metal detector, Profile Advantage, which it claims can reach detection levels only previously seen in dry inspections.

Top 10 global trade stories of 2014

Top 10 global trade stories of 2014

By Georgi Gyton

As 2014 draws to a close GlobalMeatNews looks back at some of the biggest international trade stories to make the headlines this year. From Russia’s ban on meat imports in August, to the opening of the US market for EU beef, we’ve compiled a round-up...

Russia plans to export meat to Angola in 2015

Russia to develop poultry meat export supplies

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia intends to boost exports of poultry meat to countries in the Middle- and Far East next year, according to agriculture minister Nikolai Fyodorov.