All news articles for November 2018

The international beef sector may benefit from the rise of African Swine Fever


Beef to benefit from African Swine Fever epidemic

By Aidan Fortune

New reports of incidents of African Swine Fever (ASF) are being reported on a daily basis, with China and Belgium both being hit by the virus in recent weeks. However, the rising number of incidents is having a positive knock-on effect on other proteins,...

The latest ASF incident in China was registered near the border with Russia’s Far East region

ASF in China gets closer to Russia

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian authorities are raising the alarm after an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) was detected in an area of China close to the Russian border.

UK exports to Canada have grown by 10.1%

UK exports to Canada grow 10.1%

By Aidan Fortune

UK exports to Canada have grown 10.1% since the provisional agreement of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

The deal is expected to be finalised by the end of of this year

MHP close to sealing deal with Perutnina Ptuj

By Ashley Williams

Ukrainian agricultural holding MHP has revealed that it expects to complete its majority stake acquisition of Slovenian meat processor Perutnina Ptuj by the end of this year.

Tara Mea to build Romanian slaughterhouse

Romanian cooperative to invest €6m in sheep meat project

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Romanian cooperative Tara Mea has unveiled plans to establish a slaughterhouse and a cutting facility for sheep under an investment estimated to be worth some €6m. The project is expected to increase the availability of Romanian sheep meat in the domestic...