All news articles for July 2018

Japanese meat producers are stepping up to meet Indonesian demand

Japan beef supplies to Indonesia on the rise

By Kathryn Wortley, in Tokyo

Japanese eateries are expanding in Indonesia as the appetite for beef rises among south-east Asia’s most populous country’s growing middle class.

Calls for Trump to become involved in lab-grown meat debate

NCBA calls for Trump to step into lab-grown meat debate

By Ashley Williams

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has urged US President Donald Trump to ensure the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is the primary regulatory authority for lab-grown meat.

New Zealand disagrees with the EU and UK's quota split proposal

New Zealand opposes UK’s WTO quota plan

By Aidan Fortune

Sector bodies Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA) have opposed the EU and UK’s proposal to ‘split’ the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Tariff Rate Quotas between them.

The US meat industry expressed its views on Trump’s farmer relief funds

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US meat industry reacts to Trump’s farmer aid

By Ashley Williams

The US meat industry has commended US President Donald Trump’s decision to provide relief funds for farmers affected by retaliatory tariffs placed on the agriculture sector.

The company’s first franchisee-owned restaurants will open in Toronto from 2019

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Chick-fil-A expands into Canadian market

By Ashley Williams

US-based chicken restaurant Chick-fil-A is set to open its first set of restaurants outside the US in Toronto, Canada.