All news articles for February 2019

CPF is eyeing growth in the Hong Kong, South Korean and Australian markets for duck

CPF eyes overseas markets for duck meat

By Ashley Williams

Thailand-based Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) is set to tap the demand for duck meat by targeting the Hong Kong, South Korea and Australian export markets.

The USMEF has called for a trade agreement with Japan

USMEF urges trade agreement with Japan

By Aidan Fortune

A US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) economist has called for an improved trade agreement with Japan to help battle competition from other countries.

The new restrictions could affect imports of nearly 600,000 tonnes of various products a year

Russia eyes new sanctions against Western meat producers

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s Federal Customs Service (FCS) has proposed extending the 2014 food embargo to prohibit imports of all kind of meat and breeding stock supplied to the country by the US, the European Union, Canada, Australia, Norway, Ukraine and a number...

The agreement will open further opportunities for Spanish pork in Japan

Interporc prioritises Japanese market following pork tariff cuts

By Ashley Williams

Spanish meat organisation Interporc is set to make Japan its “priority destination” for Spanish pork trade, following a trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Japan being finalised at the beginning of the month.

The IPPE 2019 show was held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, US


Highlights from the IPPE 2019 show in Atlanta

By Ashley Williams

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) reported record-breaking numbers for this year’s show, with 33,000 attendees and 1,420 exhibitors visiting Atlanta, Georgia last week.