All news articles for June 2019

US beef and pork exports drop in April

US beef and pork exports drop in April

By Aidan Fortune

Beef and pork exports from the US saw year-on-year declines in April, the latest US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) figures have revealed.

Picture: Beyond Meat

Beyond Meat Q1 revenues slightly ahead of guidance

By Elaine Watson

Revenues at plant-based meat brand Beyond Meat tripled in Q1 2019 vs Q1 2018, surging 215% to $40.2m, slightly ahead of guidance provided in its IPO filings, primarily driven by growth of the ‘cook from raw’ Beyond Burger in foodservice and retail channels....

Meatless Farm launches in Co-op

Meatless Farm launches in Co-op

By Aidan Fortune

Plant-based producer The Meatless Farm Co has launched two of its products into supermarket chain Co-op.

Danish Crown to switch to recyclable packaging

Danish Crown to switch to recyclable packaging

By Aidan Fortune

Processing giant Danish Crown is to switch all of its green and black meat trays to environmentally-friendly PET materials to help reduce food packaging waste.

Colm Dore has been appointed managing director of CD Foods

ABP makes senior appointment

By Aidan Fortune

Processor ABP has announced the appointment of Colm Dore as the new managing director of its pet food division, C&D Foods.

Irish farmers make beef fund demands

Irish farmers make beef fund demands

By Aidan Fortune

The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has set out six principles for the distribution of the €100m fund pledged by the Government and the EU Commission to help beef farmers affected by Brexit.

Official US studies help reduce antimicrobial use in pigs and cattle

Official US studies help reduce antimicrobial use in pigs and cattle

By Brenda Dionisi

New data from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will help guide US animal health officials in ensuring livestock producers use antimicrobials in a more judicious way, said this federal government...

Polish poultry business to invest in modernisation

Polish poultry business to invest €16.3m in expansion this year

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Following last year’s decision to focus its activities on turkey meat products, Poland’s poultry meat producer and processor Indykpol SA is declaring plans to spend around PLN70m (€16.3m) on investments in increasing and modernising its production capacity...