All news articles for August 2018

The US is at odds with Indonesia over meat imports

Indonesia anger over US move to punish exporters

By Aidan Fortune

Indonesia has criticised US plans to punish its exporters over Washington claims that the south-east Asian country has failed to fully lift contested restrictions on meat and meat products, saying the country is breaching international commerce rules...

US farmers want origin labelling laws changed

US farmers call for food origin label shake-up

By Aidan Fortune

The US National Farmers Union (NFU) has lent its support to a campaign calling for origin labels to be changed as they are currently hindering beef producers.

Hormel to sell its Freemont facility

Hormel Foods to offload pork facility

By Aidan Fortune

US food producer Hormel Foods Corporation has agreed to sell its Freemont, Nebraska pork processing facility to Wholestone Farms.

Coveris to increase capacity by 20%

Coveris to increase capacity by 20%

By Aidan Fortune

Packaging provider Coveris has unveiled a £1m investment plan at its linerless labels facility in Spalding, England, which will see it increase capacity by over 20% in order to meet growing demand for the sustainable pack format.

Retailer moves to recyclable meat packaging

Retailer moves to recyclable meat packaging

By Aidan Fortune

Australian retailer Coles has become the first supermarket chain in the country to introduce recyclable packaging for its range of fresh meat and poultry products.