All news articles for October 2018

Group of Butchers will enter into the German market for the first time


Group of Butchers acquires Hartmann GmbH

By Ashley Williams

Dutch-based meat supplier Group of Butchers is set to make its debut in the German market after acquiring family-owned meatball and mince-based business Hartmann GmbH.

Miratorg is set to build 11 sheep farms in the next five years

Major sheep breeding projects take shape in Russia

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia faces a big spike in lamb production, as agricultural holding Miratorg steps up a major sheep farming project and Stavropol Farmer nears completion of potentially the country’s biggest lamb processing plant.

Companies are being urged to re-think strategies when trading poultry


How do poultry companies prepare for the future?

By Ashley Williams

The global poultry sector has faced an array of challenges over the past decade in a fast-changing market, but how should businesses adapt for the future?

The group is designed to help the UK sheep industry be regarded as a “world-class” sector

AHDB and NFU partner to create sheep industry group

By Ashley Williams

UK-based bodies the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) is calling on farmers to join its independent body The Sheep Health and Welfare Group.

US beef exports for August broke the previous record set in May 2018

US beef exports top $750m for first time

By Ashley Williams

The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) has revealed that the countries beef exports have set a new record after breaking the US$750m mark for August.