All news articles for July 2019

Labour issues continue to hit meat industry

Labour shortages continue to hinder the meat industry

By Aidan Fortune

The labour shortage in the meat industry continues to work its way around the globe, with numerous markets attempting to attract staff and prevent a downturn caused by a lack of workforce.

Leon Cuypers, supply chain director of Vion Pork, at the unveiling of the new cooling trailers

Vion pilots emission-free trailers

By Aidan Fortune

Vion Food Group subsidiary Distrifesh has unveiled an environmentally sustainable trailer system pilot scheme.

Livestock transport debate gains traction

Livestock transport debate gains traction

By Aidan Fortune

The European Livestock and Meat Trades Union (UECBV) has lent its support to the EU Commission on the issue of stricter enforcement of animal transport legislation.

After a period of financial strife, HKScan is getting back on track

HKScan turnaround plan making progress

By Aidan Fortune

Finnish processor HKScan’s finances appear to be getting back on track following a strong quarter for its domestic production facility and the implementation of a cost-saving plan.

Australian lamb and beef exports have risen over the past 12 months

Australian red meat exports on the rise

By Aidan Fortune

Red meat exports from Australia experienced their second-best year on record financially in 2018-19, driven by a strong global demand.

The World Steak Challenge 2019 captured the imagination of viewers on social media

World Steak Challenge takes on Twitter

By Aidan Fortune

The World Steak Challenge took place in Dublin on 10 July to a packed Round Room. Both delegates in the room and unable to attend the event joined in the conversation on Twitter.