All news articles for December 2017

Itoham Yonekyu increases Anzco stake

Itoham Yonekyu increases Anzco stake

By Aidan Fortune

Japanese food business Itoham Yonekyu Holdings has increased its shareholding in New Zealand meat processor Anzco from 65% to 100%.

JBS opens revamped dried meat facility

JBS opens revamped dried meat facility

By Aidan Fortune

Processor JBS opened the new facilities of its newly refurbished charque and dried meat plant in Santana de Parnaíba in Brazil following an R$18 million investment.

Russian meat industry set for single digit growth

Russian meat industry set for single digit growth

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia's meat industry grew by 4% for the past 12 months based on current forecasts sourced from the country, according to Russia's Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev, with turkey the fastest growing segment.

Sokołów invests €26 million to boost production

Sokołów invests €26 million to boost production

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish meat processor Sokołów S.A. has completed investments worth a total of PLN 110 million (€26 million) this year to increase and modernise its production capacities and launch new products.

Australian abattoir plan approved

Australian abattoir plan approved

By Aidan Fortune

A plan to build an AUS$100 million abattoir that will create hundreds of jobs and provide a major economic boost to the Goondiwindi region in Australia has been approved.

Cargill wants to find innovative solutions to pressing food issues like waste and safety

Cargill to ‘accelerate’ innovation

By Oscar Rousseau

Cargill has partnered with two firms to help US start-ups scale up their business as the meat giant aims to address huge challenges like food safety and security.