All news articles for March 2015

Anuga FoodTec 2015: meat processing and packaging innovations

Highlights from Anuga FoodTec 2015

By Georgi Gyton

Approximately 43,000 visitors descended upon Cologne last week for the Anuga FoodTec show. Spanning four days the event provided the chance for businesses to showcase their latest innovations in the world of packaging, machinery and technology. We take...

The majority of MEPs currently favour some form of method-of-slaughter labelling

MEPs push for release of slaughter method labelling report

By Cillian Donnelly, in Brussels

Members of the European Parliament are calling on the European Commission to release a delayed report on method-of-slaughter labelling in order to hold a "proper debate" on labelling and animal welfare issues.

The agreement was signed at the recent Anuga FoodTec show. Photo credit: Koelnmesse

Trade show organisers extend agreement

By Georgi Gyton

A partnership between Kölnmesse GmbH, a body that runs European and Asian nutrition trade fairs, and US and Mexico packaging and processing fair organiser the PMMI Association, is being expanded.

At the beginning of 2015, certification was granted to the country’s largest poultry producers

Ukrainian meat industry faces halal certification boom

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

In the past eight months, 47 Ukraine companies have received halal certification, with the aim of targeting exports to the Middle East, said head of the Center of Halal Research and Certification in Ukraine ‘Alraid’ Larissa Polishchuk. 

Korea is NZ’s fourth-largest beef market by volume

B+LNZ welcomes signing of Korea FTA

By Georgi Gyton

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has welcomed the signing of the New Zealand-Korea Free Trade Agreement this week, stating the deal was “critical” for sheep and beef farmers and exporters.