All news articles for May 2019

Russia to drive horse meat production out of depression

Russia to drive horse meat production out of depression

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The Russian Government has prepared a draft program of horse industry development, with a special focus on an increase in the population of meat breeds – the segment where production performance has been shrinking over the past few years.

Irish farmers in beef protest

Irish farmers urge swift beef package payment

By Aidan Fortune

The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has called on the EU Commission and the Department of Agriculture to act quickly on its pledge to pay the €100m Brexit beef package.

2 Sisters Food Group has announced plans to close its Witham processing facility

2 Sisters to close poultry site

By Aidan Fortune

2 Sisters Food Group has announced plans to close one of its poultry processing plants in a bid to grow efficiencies in its supply chain.

Canada, Mexico and US agree to drop tariffs

Canada, Mexico and US agree to drop tariffs

By Aidan Fortune

North American nations the US, Canada and Mexico have reached an agreement to cut tariffs and take a step closer to agreeing a new trade agreement.

The Princess Royal addresses the Meat Business Women conference

Princess Royal warns of meat industry challenges

By Michelle Perrett

The meat industry is facing challenges, including the attitude towards consumption, the Princess Royal told the Meat Business Women networking group at its recent conference in London.

Konspol looks to increase capacities

Konspol looks to increase capacities

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish poultry meat producer and processor Konspol is planning to continue its investments in expanding its capacities in the domestic market and as an exporter, according to senior company representatives, less than a year after its acquisition by Cargill....

US and Australia vie for beef markets

US and Australia vie for beef markets

By Aidan Fortune

The US-China tariff war may be getting nasty but there’s another battle for beef supremacy going on that is worth billions. The US and Australia are both looking at the Eastern markets, particularly China, for growing beef exports.