Industry & Markets

China will see 23 Russian poultry businesses entering the market

Russia begins exporting poultry to China

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

More than 20 Russian poultry companies have registered to begin poultry exports to China, following the cancellation of a ten-year moratorium on shipments.

Trump's call for the USMCA deal to progress has been welcomed by the meat industry

NCBA welcomes Trump’s ‘quick passage’ of USMCA

By Ashley Williams

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has hailed US President Donald Trump’s call for a swift congressional approval of the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA).

Negotiations are reportedly underway and a deal could take several weeks to finalise

Tyson Foods in talks to take over Foster Farms

By Ashley Williams

US meat processor Tyson Foods is allegedly in discussions to acquire privately-owned poultry business Foster Farms, according to American broadcaster CNBC.

Almarai said the move would further enhance its footprint for expansion in the foodservice channels

Almarai acquires Alamar Foods’ Premier Foods business

By Ashley Williams

Saudi Arabian-based dairy manufacturer Almarai has reached an agreement with Alamar Foods, a franchise operator for the foodservice industry in the Middle East, to acquire all of its shares in its Premier Foods business.

The sheep meat sector is likely to be the worst hit by a no-deal Brexit

UK levy board warns of Brexit impact

By Aidan Fortune

UK levy organisation the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has outlined the potential impact of a no-deal Brexit on the meat industry.