All news articles for September 2017

Taze Ay has received financial support from EBRD in the past

Halal sausage maker to quadruple production

By Oscar Rousseau

Turkmenistan halal meat producer Taze Ay plans to increase sausage production by 400% after securing a loan from a London bank investing in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Agriculture minister Blairo Maggi said there was 'hope' for exports

Brazil restarts processed beef exports to US

By Oscar Rousseau

The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply received some welcome news earlier this week with the announcement that processed beef from five of its slaughterhouses have been cleared to export to the US.

Trading figures for Cargill's grain division performed worse than last year

Brisk beef demand buoys Cargill’s profit

By Oscar Rousseau

Strong beef demand helped Cargill post a strong quarterly profit rise, although its grain division suffered from a fall in commodity prices.

Tyson Foods took full responsibility for the violation

Tyson fined $2 million after toxic 'mistake'

By Aidan Fortune

Tyson Poultry, a subsidiary of Tyson Foods, has been fined $2 million for its part in an environmental incident that led to the death of more than 100,000 fish in Missouri.

Mercosur would be 'devastating' for EU beef, warn farmers

Brussels facing farmer fire over Mercosur trade deal

By Oscar Rousseau

A body representing EU farmers has warned Brussels bureaucrats not to accept cheap meat imported from South American trade bloc Mercosur, produced to poorer standards than European protein.

FAO: Step up vaccinations or face disease outbreak

Eastern Europe faces disease risk, warns FAO

By Oscar Rousseau

Eastern Europe and the Balkans risk outbreaks of a deadly cattle disease if they fail to step up cow vaccinations, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Henryk Kania estimates its food donations have helped feed some 50,000 people

Polish firm signs food waste deal

By Oscar Rousseau

Henryk Kania has become the first meat processor to sign a long-term deal serving meals to thousands of Polish children living in poverty.

Both Cargill and Faccenda Foods are privately owned companies

Cargill, Faccenda Foods form UK poultry firm

By Aidan Fortune

Two major poultry businesses have agreed to work together in a new joint venture to provide chicken, turkey and duck to the UK retail and foodservice market.