All news articles for September 2018

India launches meat cleanliness initiative

India food safety initiative to boost meat cleanliness

By Raghavendra Verma, in New Delhi

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is launching a hygiene and cleanliness drive in the Indian meat industry though training, food safety audits, certification of animal feed and pushing retailers to make health and safety improvements....

US meat processors looking beyond tariff war

US meat producers concerned over trade war

By Ed Zwirn, in New York

US meat exporters are hoping that the Trump administration’s aggressive trade policy approach towards China will force Beijing to remove non-tariff bureaucratic barriers that depressed sales before this year’s trade war between the two economic giants....

ASF indirectly impacting poultry market

Global poultry market facing challenges

By Aidan Fortune

The growing incidents of African Swine Fever (ASF) across the globe could have a knock-on effect on the international poultry market.

Plant and clean meat grant launched

Good Food Institute launches $3m research grant

By Aidan Fortune

US-based Good Food Institute has launched a $3m competitive research grant program to encourage universities and others to pursue plant-based and clean meat research.

New Tyson Foods CEO appointed

Tyson Foods chief executive steps down

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Tyson Foods has appointed a new chief executive following the announcement that Tom Hayes is to step down for personal reasons.

Processor opens new venison plant

Alliance Group opens new venison plant

By Michelle Perrett

Alliance Group, the New Zealand red meat co-operative, is to start venison production at its new AUS$15.2m venison plant at Lorneville, Southland next week.

Cargill expands Polish presence

Cargill to acquire Konspol

By Aidan Fortune

Processor Cargill has reached an agreement to acquire Konspol, a leading Polish value-added food company.

Poultry market driven by Asian growth

Asia driving global poultry growth

By Aidan Fortune

With poultry predicted to become the most consumed meat in the world in the next few years, where will this growth come from?

Processor expands starch range

Cargill expands meat starch portfolio

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Cargill is to grow its portfolio of functional native starches with the addition of three potato starches designed for meat, meat alternatives and culinary applications.