All news articles for April 2018

Meat from 20 Brazilian companies has been banned from the EU

Brazil unhappy as European Commission drafts ban on meat exports

By Liz Newmark, in Brussels

The European Commission has proposed stopping 20 Brazilian companies exporting meat products into the European Union (EU), following a unanimous vote at the 18-19 April European Commission special committee of member state experts on plants, animals,...

Klöckner develops microwaveable pack solutions

Klöckner develops microwaveable pack solutions

By Aidan Fortune

German packaging manufacturer Klöckner Pentaplast Food and Consumer Products division has launched a complete microwaveable pack solution for fast food retailers and the convenience market in northern Europe.

Higher exports significantly contributed to the group’s increased sales

Exports boost revenues for Polish meat business

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish meat business Gobarto has managed to increase its net sales revenues for 2017 to PLN1.769 billion (€424 million), up 21.6% compared with PLN1.454bn (€348.5m) posted last year.

The US believe the deal could threaten the safety of the American food system

National Beef Packing deal to be reviewed by US Senators

By Ashley Williams

The US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry has called for a review into the deal for Brazilian firm Marfrig Global Foods to acquire a majority stake in US processor National Beef Packing Company.

Blairo Maggi (pictured) urges Europe not to ban Brazilian poultry products

Brazil appeals EU restriction on poultry imports to WTO

By Ashley Williams

Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) will appeal to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over the European Commission’s decision to block poultry imports from BRF slaughterhouses.

The countries are in the final phases of discussions

Brazil set to recommence meat exports into key markets

By Ashley Williams

Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) is in the final stages of negotiations with key markets, including Indonesia and Russia, to restart exporting beef and pork.