All news articles for July 2019

JN Meat International's John Sashi-Nielsen celebrates winning World Steak Challenge 2019

World Steak Challenge 2019 highlights

By Aidan Fortune

The World Steak Challenge 2019 took place at the Round Room in Dublin following an intense day of judging by two sets of panels. With more than 300 entries from 25 different countries, this proved to be the biggest World Steak Challenge yet. Here are...

The Canadian meat industry is expected to benefit from a new labour scheme

Canada launches work scheme for meat industry

By Aidan Fortune

The Canadian Government has unveiled an Agri-Food Immigration Pilot scheme, expected to provide the meat industry with 2,750 spots for Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW).

Canadian pork business acquired by co-operative

Canadian pork business acquired by co-operative

By Aidan Fortune

Canadian agri-food co-operative La Coop fédérée, has announced the conclusion of an agreement for the acquisition of all pork and milling assets of F. Ménard Ange-Gardien, in Quebec.

Food seized by DAERA officials at Northern Irish airports

ASF-contaminated meat seized in Northern Ireland

By Aidan Fortune

The Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has reiterated warnings about the risks of African Swine Fever (ASF) following the seizure of pork containing DNA fragments of the disease.

New Danish Crown CFO appointed

New Danish Crown CFO appointed

By Aidan Fortune

Pork producer Danish Crown has announced Ole Vesterbæk as its new chief financial officer (CFO).

Global trade hitting Welsh meat industry

Global trade hitting Welsh meat industry

By Aidan Fortune

An analysis of market prices for lamb, beef and pork in Wales has shown that both local and global factors are having a “substantial and complex influence”.