All news articles for January 2019

World Steak Challenge's 2018 winner John Sashi-Nielsen from JN Meat International

World Steak Challenge returns for 2019

By Aidan Fortune

The World Steak Challenge is back for 2019. The celebration of steak from around the globe is returning for its fifth year and promises to be bigger and better than ever.

UK shoppers chose crowns over whole turkeys during Christmas to cut out waste

Whole turkeys fall out of favour as UK shoppers opt for crowns

By Ashley Williams

Record Christmas sales for UK retailers showed that shoppers turned towards turkey crowns rather than whole turkeys during December in an attempt to crack down on endless leftovers, according to research analyst Kantar Worldpanel.

Poultry market tipped for return to growth in 2019


China holds key to global poultry market

By Aidan Fortune

China and its international relationships could be the driving force behind growth in the global poultry market in 2019 as it comes out of what has been described as one of the most turbulent years in decades.

Cargill's results declined due to changing market conditions

Changing market conditions affect Cargill results

By Ashley Williams

US processor Cargill has blamed the “uncertain environment” surrounding the industry as second-quarter revenues decreased by 4% and first-half earnings fell by 5% ended 30 November 2018.

The facility will consist of six buildings and 12 halls, with a maximum capacity of 233,000 birds

Bulgarian poultry business opens new facilities

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Bulgarian poultry producer and processor Gradus AD has announced its subsidiary Lora - 2004 EOOD has completed the construction of a new facility to increase its broiler breeding capacity in Madjerito, in southern Bulgaria.

Cargill's acquisition of Polish business Konspol has been completed

Cargill completes Konspol acquisition

By Aidan Fortune

Cargill’s European poultry business has completed the acquisition of Poland’s Konspol, strengthening its value-added offering.