All news articles for February 11, 2016

IPPE hosted 1,301 exhibitors

IPPE 2016

IPPE 2016 round up in pictures

By Rod Addy

The 2016 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta attracted an estimated 30,000 poultry, meat and feed industry visitors from all over the world, according to show organisers.

Tom Vilsack (centre) called the $30m grants an

US awards $30m to improve food production

By Oscar Rousseau

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will award grants of more than $30m to improve food safety, reduce antibiotic resistance and bolster plant resilience in the wake of climate change.

Pilgrim's CEO Bill Lovette has also confirmed a target for capital spending in 2016

Weak export market dents Pilgrim’s profits

By Oscar Rousseau

Strong headwinds in the poultry export market hit Pilgrim’s Pride’s annual profits, but a strategy to expand in the booming Mexican market validates its growth strategy, the company claims.  

The governemnt says exporting beef tongue shows business can optimise raw materials

Denmark exports tongue to Japan

By Oscar Rousseau

The Danish government has confirmed it will export diaphragm muscle, cattle tongue and other bi-products to Japan, after a 15-year trade embargo was lifted.

Despite the turmoil, turkey producers have benefited from Russia's economic crisis

Russia’s economic crisis hurts meat sales

By Nick Holdsworth, in Moscow

Meat producers are struggling in the midst of Russia’s economic crisis as hard-pressed consumers cut back on luxury beef and pork in favour of cheaper alternatives, like turkey.