All news articles for July 2019

MHP to sell off foie gras facility

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MHP to sell off foie gras facility

By Aidan Fortune

Ukrainian poultry processor MHP has announced plans to cease production of goose meat and foie gras at its Snyatynska poultry farm.

Polish meat business expands production

Polish meat business expands production

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish poultry meat producer and processor Drobimex managed to expand its production by 12% in the first half of 2019, and plans to increase its capacities in the coming years, according to senior company representatives.

Morrisons has opened up its beef supply chain to accept calves from dairy suppliers

Morrisons to open up beef supply chain

By Aidan Fortune

Retailer Morrisons has extended its beef supply chain in the UK to allow bull calves from its dairy suppliers to participate in the Arla UK 360 programme.

Multivac CFO Christian Traumann, CTO Guido Spix and CEO Hans-Joachim Boekstegers unveil the changes at the business

Senior changes at Multivac

By Aidan Fortune

The CEO of packaging solutions provider Multivac Group is to step down after 18 years in charge.

Russian poultry production declines

Russian poultry production declines

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian poultry production shrank by 5.1% to 1.5 million tonnes (t) in the first five months of the year (January to May 2019), with frozen poultry production down by as much as 24% year-on-year.

Brazil beef exports to UAE boom

Brazil beef exports to UAE boom

By Paul Cochrane

Brazilian beef exports to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) saw an increase of 439.84% year-on-year in the first half of 2019, according to figures issued by the Dubai-based Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce.

EU advised against meat phrase ban

EU advised against meat phrase ban

By Aidan Fortune

A House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee in the UK has advised that proposed regulations to ban the use of words such as ‘sausage’ and ‘burger’ for non-meat products would have an adverse effect on the food industry.

Masan develops branded meat division

Masan develops branded meat division

By Aidan Fortune

Vietnamese food business Masan Group has announced plans to rename its Nutri-Science subsidiary to Masan MEATLife as part of the development of a branded meat division.