All news articles for December 2018

Impossible Foods' practices and ingredients adhered to Islamic dietary laws

Impossible Foods receives ‘milestone’ halal certification

By Ashley Williams

US-based meat alternative firm Impossible Foods has gained halal certification from the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA) as it bids to make plant-based meats available for those with dietary restrictions.

Tönnies is aiming to establish itself in the UK market

Tönnies acquires Riverway Foods

By Ashley Williams

German meat firm Tönnies Group has acquired UK-based family-owned sausage producer Riverway Foods as part of its plans to expand market share in the UK.

The move is part of Marfrig's growth plans across South America

Marfrig taps ‘opportunity for growth’ in double BRF deal

By Ashley Williams

Brazilian meat processor Marfrig Global Foods is set to strengthen its position in South America with the acquisition of BRF’s Argentina arm QuickFood, as well as taking over meat production at two BRF Brazilian units.

The company becomes the world's first carbon neutral meat supplier

Carbon neutral meat plant unveiled

By Aidan Fortune

Australian-based processor Flinders + Co has become the first completely carbon neutral meat supplier in the world.

US beef producers will have access to Morocco under the US-Morocco Free Trade Agreement

US beef wins access to Morocco

By Aidan Fortune

The US beef industry is to have access to the lucrative Moroccan market, in a trade deal worth $80m.

Cattle emission debate rages on

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Cattle emission debate rages on

By Ashley Williams & Aidan Fortune

The debate over livestock production and its impact on the climate isn’t going away anytime soon and there’s no end of research on both sides of the argument.

Russian poultry industry in for tough 2019

Russian poultry industry in for tough 2019

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian poultry production may fall by 2% to 3% or 100,000 tonnes (t) in 2019, as the domestic market oversaturated and small-scale poultry farms have to cut production or even stop operation, according to an industry expert.

UK consumers against treated meat

AHDB poll reveals UK’s lack of appetite for treated meat imports

By Ashley Williams

Over half of the UK public have admitted that they would buy less meat from supermarkets if hormone- and chlorine-treated products were introduced in a post-Brexit deal, according to an Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) survey.