All news articles for July 2018

UK red meat exports saw a strong first six months of 2018

UK red meat exports on the rise

By Aidan Fortune

UK red meat exports shrugged off tight sheep meat supplies and a slowdown in China to record strong growth for the first six months of the year.

Russia has reported a 70% drop in meat imports since last year

Russia’s meat imports continue to shrink

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia imported 203,500 tonnes (t) of meat during the first half of 2018, a drop of almost 70% compared with the same period in 2017, the Federal Customs Service (FCS) said in a statement on its website on 15 July.

MHP reported a 2% year-on-year increase in poultry volume sales

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Exports boost MHP volume sales

By Aidan Fortune

Ukrainian-based poultry producer MHP has reported a growth in value sales thanks to rising exports.

B+LNZ will come to a decision in early August

B+LNZ reviews farmer feedback amid levy proposal

By Ashley Williams

Beef and Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) is set to assess feedback from farmers regarding the consultation proposal to hike up sheepmeat and beef levies, before making a decision.

The Danish Crown Group is now the largest supplier of bacon in Europe

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Danish Crown’s Zandbergen takeover approved

By Aidan Fortune

Competition authorities have approved Danish Crown and Tulip Food Company’s acquisition of Baconspecialist Zandbergen in the Netherlands.