All news articles for December 2018

The US pork industry has faced an array of issues from retaliatory tariffs

Trade disputes cost US pork around $1.5 billion

By Ashley Williams

Retaliatory tariffs imposed on US goods by international markets are estimated to have cost the US pork industry around $1.5 billion this year, according to Iowa State University.

Tomazoni has more than 35 years’ experience in senior positions in the food industry

New JBS chief executive announced

By Aidan Fortune

The board of directors of international meat processor JBS has unanimously elected Gilberto Tomazoni as the company’s new global chief executive officer.

Gradus AD is set to modernise its facility in Bulgaria with new meat processing equipment and vehicles

Bulgarian poultry business invests to expand capacities

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Bulgarian poultry producer and processor Gradus AD has announced its subsidiary Gradus-1 EOOD has invested some BGN1.82 million (€930,500) to acquire new meat processing, storage, vacuum packaging and other equipment, to expand and modernise its capacities....

Substantial business growth prompted the new Marel facility

Marel opens new Dutch site

By Aidan Fortune

Equipment manufacturer Marel has opened its new Dutch facility. Based in Boxmeer, the site includes an extensive two-floor office wing, as well as an expanded production area and the renewed R&D facility.

The USMCA deal involves over US$1tn of trade, including meat and poultry products

Progress on USMCA deal welcomed

By Aidan Fortune

Leaders of the nations involved in the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) have taken a significant step forward by signing the deal to open up trade between the three countries.