Industry & Markets

James Parsons became chairman of Beef + Lamb New Zealand when he was 37 years old

Beef + Lamb New Zealand chairman to step down

By Aidan Fortune

The chairman of Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ), James Parsons, has announced he will not be seeking re-election in the organisation’s director elections in March.

Mercedes Romero said further integration of the supply chain was 'pivotal' for expansion

Santa Rita builds new hatchery

By Aidan Fortune

Mexican producer Santa Rita S de PR de RL has built a new SmartPro Bovans hatchery to support the further expansion of its successful ‘Mr. Egg’ table egg brand.

Russian pig industry warning issued

Russian pig industry warning issued

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Nearly 50% of pig farms in Russia will become lossmaking in 2018, due to the poor conditions of the domestic pork market and the high debt burden in the pig industry, Yury Kovalev, the director of the National Union of Pig Producers (NUPP) warned during...

US neighbour Canada has warned it would not 'rush into' an agreement

TPP deal reached despite Canadian clamour

By Oscar Rousseau

An agreement has been stuck by 11 countries to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal after US withdrawal earlier this year.

Meat producers say a 'hard Brexit' - leaving the EU without a trade deal - would hurt the industry

UK meat industry warns of post-Brexit WTO tariffs

By Diana Yordanova

Meat sector organisations have warned a UK parliament committee that the industry will suffer dire consequences should Britain crash out from the European Union (EU) in March 2019 without having negotiated a Brexit deal with its current EU partners.

Pork producers urge agricultural research support

Pork producers urge agricultural research support

By Aidan Fortune

The National Pork Producers Council has urged Congress to renew its commitment to funding agricultural research to help America’s farmers feed a growing world population, improve public health and strengthen US national security by ensuring America’s...