Industry & Markets

China and Britain has reached an agreement for the trade of beef in a deal worth £230m over five years

China agrees market access for British beef

By Aidan Fortune

British beef has been given the green light for commercial exports to China, following a series of inspections by Chinese delegates, in a deal worth £230m over five years.

K+G Wetter has launched a new bowl cutter for the meat industry

K+G Wetter unveils new industrial bowl cutter

By David Challis

Meat processing machinery specialist K+G Wetter has launched an industrial bowl cutter which aims to combine increased efficiency with a focus on improving hygiene.

Damate's new turkey processing facilty in Penza Oblast

Damate commissions Europe's biggest turkey plant

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian agricultural holding Damate has opened a new turkey meat processing plant in Penza Oblast, Russia, with a planned production capacity of 155,000 tonnes (t) per year.

US meat industry calls for USMCA deal

US meat industry calls for USMCA deal

By Aidan Fortune

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) has lent its support to more than 950 organisations representing the US food and agriculture industries to urge the Government to swiftly ratify the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

US beef and pork exports drop in April

US beef and pork exports drop in April

By Aidan Fortune

Beef and pork exports from the US saw year-on-year declines in April, the latest US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) figures have revealed.

Colm Dore has been appointed managing director of CD Foods

ABP makes senior appointment

By Aidan Fortune

Processor ABP has announced the appointment of Colm Dore as the new managing director of its pet food division, C&D Foods.

Polish poultry business to invest in modernisation

Polish poultry business to invest €16.3m in expansion this year

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Following last year’s decision to focus its activities on turkey meat products, Poland’s poultry meat producer and processor Indykpol SA is declaring plans to spend around PLN70m (€16.3m) on investments in increasing and modernising its production capacity...