All news articles for August 2018

China meat consumption to slow

China animal protein growth predicted to slow

By Michelle Perrett

China’s average animal protein consumption growth is predicted to “markedly” slowdown due to changes in consumer behaviour, according to Rabobank.

Canada and US talk tough over poultry

Canada resists US pressure to weaken poultry supply management system

By Keith Nuthall, in Ottawa

Canada’s Government has been talking tough about protecting the country’s supply management system, as negotiators conduct what might be the final round of talks to renew the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), with the United States and Mexico....

Kisvárda plant expansion plans

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Master Good set to expand Kisvárda plant

By Aidan Fortune

Hungarian poultry processor Master Good is to embark on a HUF15 billion (bn) expansion plan for its Kisvárda plant, aided by a Government grant of HUF3.4bn.

Scandi Standard has acquired a majority stake in poultry processor Rokkedahl Foods

Scandi Standard acquires majority stake in Rokkedahl Foods

By Aidan Fortune

European poultry manufacturer Scandi Standard has entered into an agreement to purchase 51% of shares in organic chicken producer Rokkedahl Foods through its Danish subsidiary Danpo for an undisclosed sum.

Lamb prices are rising all over the globe

Lamb sees global price spike, says MLA

By Michelle Perrett

Australian lamb prices have spiked through the 700¢ and 800¢/kg cwt mark in a matter of two months, due to growing demand for the meat, according to Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA).

CPF looks to grow overseas business

Charoen Pokphand Foods to expand overseas business

By Michelle Perrett

Food conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has revealed plans to generate more business growth from overseas operations, focusing on increasing capacity in Thailand and foreign bases to serve the export market.

Asian ASF warning

Swine fever warning in Asia

By Michelle Perrett

The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that the rapid onset of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China could spread to other Asian countries.