All news articles for September 2018

Retailer to overhaul poultry supply chain

Costco takes control of meat supply chain

By Michelle Perrett

Retailer Costco is setting a new “protein precedent” for the US market by taking ownership of the chicken supply chain from farm to fork, a new report from CoBank Knowledge Exchange has revealed.

Equipment manufacturer to exhibit at Gulfood

Ishida to showcase at Gulfood Manufacturing

By Michelle Perrett

Equipment supplier Ishida Europe is to showcase its latest solutions to this year’s Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai between 6 and 8 November.

Animal health company bought

Carr’s acquires Animax for £8.5m

By Michelle Perrett

Carr’s, the agriculture and engineering group, has acquired animal healthy product producer Animax for £8.5m.

Atria invests in expansion project

Atria invests to increase capacity

By Michelle Perrett

Atria, the Finnish meat producer, has invested €3.4 million (m) to increase capacity at its poultry production plants in Nurmo and Sahalahti.

Analysing UK pork exports

UK pork exports fall in July

By Michelle Perrett

UK exports of fresh and frozen pork fell by 10% in July compared with a year earlier, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Pork (AHDB Pork) has revealed.

Australian cattle slaughtering drops

Cattle and lamb meat slaughters drop in Australia

By Michelle Perrett

Cattle and lamb meat slaughters were down while goat and sheep meat increased in 2017, The Australian red meat and livestock industry State of the Industry Report 2018 has revealed.

AHDB reaches out to China

AHDB hosts visit to explore Chinese import market

By Michelle Perrett

The UK’s Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is to explore the Chinese import market at the16th annual China International Meat Industry Exhibition (CIMIE).

Processor recall due to e.coli scare

US-based Cargill recalls ground meat over e-coli scare

By Michelle Perrett

Cargill Meat Solutions, the North American division of meat giant Cargill, is recalling over 132,000 pounds of ground beef products as they may be contaminated with E.coli that has caused the death of one individual.

Senior appointment at Vion

Management change at Vion

By Aidan Fortune

International meat producer Vion has announced the appointment of John Morssink as chief financial officer.