All news articles for January 2019

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Irish beef industry sees a catastrophe in no-deal Brexit

By Diana Yordanova

As the British House of Commons prepares to vote on the European Union (EU) withdrawal agreement negotiated by UK Prime Minister Theresa May, the Irish beef sector has been warning that a no-deal Brexit would cause chaos and dramatically undermine Ireland’s...

Meat prices in Belarus increased by 1.73% in November 2018

Belarus heading towards state control on meat prices

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Meat prices in Belarus have continued to rise despite attempts by the Government to constrain the trend, according to data released by the National Statistical Committee of Belarus (Belstat).

The UK has overtaken Germany as the leading nation for plant-based protein launches


UK leapfrogs Germany as leading plant-based NPD nation

By Ashley Williams

Soaring demand for plant-based proteins in the UK has led to it overtaking Germany as the world’s leading country for vegan product launches, according to research analyst Mintel’s latest data.

The decision to buy pork from Brazilian company JBS has angered US farmers

USDA pork purchase slammed by farmers

By Aidan Fortune

The US Government’s decision to purchase pork from Brazilian firm JBS using funds earmarked for American producers has been criticised by the National Farmers Union (NFU).

BRF has sold its final Argentina asset Campo Austral

BRF sells off final Argentina asset

By Aidan Fortune

Brazilian meat processor BRF has concluded the sale of its Argentina-based subsidiary Campo Austral for US$35.5m.