All news articles for February 2019

Credit: IFFA

New look for IFFA trade show

By Aidan Fortune

IFFA 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany is to unveil a revamped look for this year’s trade show.

The first batch has been supplied to Miratorg’s meat processing plant in Bryansk Oblast, Russia

Miratorg expands lamb project as exports boom

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian agricultural holding Miratorg has manufactured its first commercial batch of lamb at the sheep cluster launched in 2018 and is ready to expand the project, the company has told GlobalMeatNews.

The deal will be finalised at a meeting of Perutnina Ptuj shareholders in the next few days

MHP Perutnina Ptuj deal cleared

By Aidan Fortune

European poultry processor MHP has announced that the Slovenian Competition Protection Agency has cleared its acquisition of Perutnina Ptuj.

Tyson Foods hints at plant-based launch

Tyson to join plant-based race

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Tyson Foods is the latest traditional meat business to investigate plant-based products, hinting at an impending major launch.

JBS will have a strong presence at this year's Gulfood show in Dubai

JBS targets Arab market with Seara range

By Aidan Fortune

Processor JBS is hoping to unlock the potential of the growing Arab market with a strong presence at this year’s Gulfood show in Dubai.

Cattle disease work on track

New Zealand M. bovis work progressing

By Aidan Fortune

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has welcomed the latest Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) Technical Advisory Group (TAG) report which confirms that the phased eradication of the disease is on track.

Animal transport improvements examined

EU animal transport improvements urged

By Aidan Fortune

The European Parliament has called on the EU and its member states to better enforce existing rules on protecting transported animals and penalise all offenders.

Brazilian beef promotion scheme

JBS’ Friboi expands quality beef scheme

By Aidan Fortune

JBS brand Friboi and the Association of Nelore Breeders of Brazil (ACNB) have agreed to work together to grow the Nelore Natural Quality Program.

ZM Henryk Kania eyes investors

Polish meat processor eyes industry, private equity investor

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish meat processor ZM Henryk Kania has announced it is launching the procedure to select an advisor that will support the company in its negotiations with a potential “industry or private equity” investor.