All news articles for October 2018

AHDB will use the research to address future needs of the industry

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AHDB launches pig building survey

By Ashley Williams

The UK’s Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has commissioned independent insight business BMG Research to conduct an in-depth survey of pig buildings.

The UK's red meat sector is feeling the impact of the recent extreme weather conditions

Weather hits UK red meat industry

By Aidan Fortune

The UK’s red meat sector has been adversely impacted by the shifting weather patterns of 2018, hindering future supplies.

US temporarily banned Polish pork over ASF concerns

US lifts ban on Polish pork imports

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Following a US Department of Agriculture decision to suspend pork meat imports from Poland over fears surrounding African Swine Fever, Polish Agriculture Minister Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski has announced that an agreement has been reached and the ban will...

Credit: Sial Paris


Three things we learned from SIAL Paris 2018

By Ashley Williams

International food exhibition SIAL welcomed over 7,200 exhibitors from 119 countries to Paris’ Parc des Expositions this week to showcase the latest products from across the food and drink industry.

Cherkizovo is aiming to establish its position in the Russian meat market

Cherkizovo acquires more businesses in Russia

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s biggest meat producer, Cherkizovo, has been authorised to acquire a 75% stake in finished meat producer GK Samson and is seeking permission from the federal regulator to purchase several poultry farms from another firm, Prioskolie.