All news articles for November 2017

James Parsons became chairman of Beef + Lamb New Zealand when he was 37 years old

Beef + Lamb New Zealand chairman to step down

By Aidan Fortune

The chairman of Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ), James Parsons, has announced he will not be seeking re-election in the organisation’s director elections in March.

Mercedes Romero said further integration of the supply chain was 'pivotal' for expansion

Santa Rita builds new hatchery

By Aidan Fortune

Mexican producer Santa Rita S de PR de RL has built a new SmartPro Bovans hatchery to support the further expansion of its successful ‘Mr. Egg’ table egg brand.

Russian pig industry warning issued

Russian pig industry warning issued

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Nearly 50% of pig farms in Russia will become lossmaking in 2018, due to the poor conditions of the domestic pork market and the high debt burden in the pig industry, Yury Kovalev, the director of the National Union of Pig Producers (NUPP) warned during...

Big meat can capture alt-protein growth

Big meat can capture alt-protein growth

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat processors should latch on to international growth for alternative proteins by buying into lab-grown and plant-based meat, international financial group Rabobank has claimed.

King of Donair has a live feed of its kebab meat online

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Shop sets up 24-hour doner kebab cam

By Oscar Rousseau

You can now watch a live stream of a juicy doner kebab spinning on a spit, courtesy of King of Donair from Nova Scotia, Canada.

Yarra Corp's investment will help SEALS make inroads into Asia, according to John Kaus

Singapore swoops on Australian cattle trader

By Oscar Rousseau

Singapore’s Yarra Corporation has bought a controlling stake in South East Asian Livestock Services (SEALS) as continental demand for Australian-bred cattle rises.

US farms to report toxic gas emissions

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US farms to report toxic gas emissions

By Oscar Rousseau

Livestock farmers will have to notify federal authorities if hazardous gas emissions exceed a certain level under rules coming into force on 15 November 2017.

Indonesia told by WTO to relax meat import controls

Indonesia told by WTO to relax meat import controls

By Keith Nuthall

Tough Indonesian import restrictions on meat and meat products have been declared in breach of international commerce rules by the World Trade Organization (WTO) appellate body.