All news articles for June 2019

Serbia to re-launch pork meat exports to China

Serbia to re-launch pork meat exports to China

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Serbia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management has announced the signing of agreements that will allow the resumption of exports of Serbian pork meat to the Chinese market.

IMTA urges frictionless trade in manifesto

IMTA urges frictionless trade in manifesto

By Aidan Fortune

The International Meat Trade Association (IMTA) has urged more access for UK meat as well as free and frictionless trade in its latest manifesto.

Meat exports from Canada to China suspended

Meat exports from Canada to China suspended

By Aidan Fortune

Red meat exports between Canada and China have been suspended in the wake of further counterfeit health certificates allegedly being found on shipments of pork.

Kers: 'Our strategy is gaining momentum'

Food giant reaps rewards from turnaround strategy

By Rod Addy

2 Sisters Food Group is benefiting from parent company Boparan Holdings’ turnaround plan, as it reports its first like-for-like quarterly pre-tax profit for two-and-a-half years.

Hungarian meat processor eyes new plant

Hungarian meat processor eyes new plant

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Hungarian meat processor Pick Szeged Zrt. is planning to build a new meat processing plant in Szeged next year, with the aim of increasing the company’s salami production capacity, according to senior company representatives.

EU/US agreement on hormone-free beef imports welcomed

EU/US agreement on hormone-free beef imports welcomed

By Liz Newmark, in Brussels

The European Commission’s agreement with the United States (US) that 35,000 tonnes (t) of a European Union (EU) 45,000t import quota for hormone-free beef will be allocated to the US, has been accepted by EU meat producers and welcomed by US exporters....

US pork exports hit by trade wars

US pork exports hit by trade wars

By Aidan Fortune

The US pork market has been hit hard by a litany of trade battles in recent months, particularly with Mexico according to the latest Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Pork report.