All news articles for April 2019

Walmart develops own beef supply chain

Walmart develops own beef supply chain

By Aidan Fortune

US retailer Walmart is to create its own end-to-end beef production in an effort to offer a “more secure and transparent supply chain”.

Quality control plans for Brazilian poultry

ABPA outlines quality control plans for Brazilian poultry sector

By Aidan Fortune

In an effort to demonstrate its quality standards, the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) recently undertook an in-depth on-site analysis of the poultry meat industry’s facilities, taking food safety, sustainability and animal health and welfare...

HCC research has revealed that more than half of consumers are confused about meat intake recommendations

Confusion reigns over meat intake guidance

By Aidan Fortune

Misconceptions among the British public over how much red meat should be consumed on a daily basis may be leading to the unnecessary cutting down of portions, a new study has found.

Russian Government allocates billions to support meat exporters

Russian Government allocates billions to support meat exporters

By Aidan Fortune

Russia is ready to allocate RUB406 billion (US$6.5bn) to agriculture producers in the form of soft loans in the next five years to support meat exports, Russian deputy agriculture minister Sergey Levin has said. Speaking during a press conference in Moscow,...

Hormel Foods to build solar array

Hormel Foods to build solar array

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Hormel Foods Corporation has started construction on a solar energy project at its Swiss American Sausage Company facility in California.

JBS acquires pig processor in Seberi

JBS acquires pig processor in Seberi

By Aidan Fortune

JBS has expanded its presence in the pork sector with the purchase of a processing business in Seberi, located in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Jinluo hones in on health with new range

Jinluo hones in on health with new range

By Mark Godfrey

Health has become the marketing watchword of Chinese pork processor Jinluo, which is targeting several new ranges of heat-treated sausage snacks, aimed at urban, convenience-minded consumers.

Polish meat business expands sales amid higher exports

Gobarto expands sales amid higher exports

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish meat company Gobarto SA has released its improved sales figures for 2018, and has revealed plans to carry out a number of investments to increase its capacity by 2024.