All news articles for July 06, 2017

World Steak Challenge will return again in 2018

World Steak Challenge – in pictures

By Oscar Rousseau

Don’t miss these pictures from our third World Steak Challenge, which welcomed beef producers from 17 countries, entering what they believed were the greatest sirloin, rib-eye or fillet steaks in the world.

Donald Tusk, President of the European Council; Shinzo Abe, Japanese Prime Minister; and Jean-Cluade Juncker, President of the EC

EU and Japan FTA to boost beef and pork sales

By Oscar Rousseau

The EU and Japan have reached what the bloc is calling its “most important bilateral agreement ever”, with the main principles of a free trade deal that will enhance meat exports essentially done. 

Global pork prices were boosted by rising import demand in Asia

Meat prices rise for sixth month in row

By Oscar Rousseau

Global meat prices have increased every month this year up to June, according to the Food and Agricultural Organization’s (FAO) Food Price Index.

EU meat firms want new export markets as Russia extends ban

EU meat firms want new export markets as Russia extends ban

By Liz Newmark and Eugene Vorotnikov

The European Union (EU) meat industry has expressed disappointment over the decision by Russia to extend its ban on EU exports of meat and meat products by 18 months, but is optimistic that producers will continue finding alternative markets.