All news articles for June 2018

BMPA said the move was good for all parts of the supply chain


Access to Chinese market maximises value of beef carcases

By Ashley Williams

The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has welcomed China’s decision to lift its ban on UK beef, describing the move as playing a “key role” in maximising the value of beef carcases.

The Gardein and Hungry-Man brands will become part of Conagra Brands' portfolio

Conagra Brands acquires Pinnacle Foods shares

By Ashley Williams

US packaged foods company Conagra Brands has reached an agreement with manufacturer Pinnacle Foods to acquire its remaining shares and debts, in a deal worth $10.9 billion.

The investment will improve animal health and welfare standards for swines

Canada invests $12.7m in swine sector innovation

By Ashley Williams

Canada’s Ministry of Agriculture has invested CA$12.7m to Swine Innovation Porc to facilitate research into the swine sector under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership program.

Several French butcher shops have been stoned and vandalised with anti-meat graffiti

Vegan violence hits French butchers

By Ashley Williams

Butchers across France have written to the French Government calling for a police presence after allegedly accusing vegans over a string of vandalism incidents at their shops.