All news articles for January 2017

Poland's QFG produces a wide range of processed beef, pork and poultry products

Poland’s QFG investment creates 1,200 jobs

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish meat processor QFG plans to invest PLN400 million (€92m) to expand and upgrade its output capacity, creating 1,200 new jobs by the end of 2022, according to senior company representatives.

Greencore said it was 'confident' of delivering results in the face of rising staff costs

Greencore targets US revenue growth as costs rise

By Oscar Rousseau

Convenience food business Greencore is targeting US revenue growth after the Ireland-based firm reported “strong” financial results in the 13 weeks to December 2016.

Experts warned the trade ban would cost Ukrainian meat producers €4m per month

EU lifts Ukraine poultry ban as disease fear eases

By Oscar Rousseau

The European Commission has lifted a trade ban on Ukrainian poultry exports, imposed in December 2016 following a regionalisation move for highly pathogenic avian influenza.

John Boehner served as 53rd speaker of the House of Representatives

JBS gives top job to senior US politician

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA has appointed a number of high-level independent board members to its subsidiary JBS Foods International, with former House of Representatives speaker John Boehner among them.

Xinjiang Tianshan Animal Husbandry Bio-Engineering Co has seen a drop in profits

Loss-making Chinese semen provider looks to breed success

By Mark Godfrey

The slump in demand and pricing for dairy cattle is prompting one of China’s leading distributors of semen and pure-bred breeding cattle to expand into the beef feedlot and processing sector in order to improve its profit margins. 

Beef + Lamb chairman James Parsons said the US TPP exit is a 'major setback'

New Zealand: Trump’s TPP axe a ‘significant blow’

By Oscar Rousseau

New Zealand Beef + Lamb chairman, James Parsons, has lamented US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), claiming the protectionist move will hurt exports.