Industry & Markets

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...

A shortage of vets in the UK has been highlighted in a Migration Advisory Committee report

UK meat vet shortage highlighted

By Aidan Fortune

The troubling lack of veterinary staff in the UK meat industry has been highlighted in a new report by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC).

A tax on meat products has been deemed

Meat tax idea deemed ‘too simplistic’

By Aidan Fortune

A jury in a mock trial debating a meat tax has found that it’s “too blunt a policy tool” to be effective and that all ultra-processed foods should be subject to a levy.

Global Meat News deputy editor Aidan Fortune, Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring, Fire Restaurant executive chef Richie Wilson and JN Meat International's John Sashi-Nielsen celebrate the launch of World Steak Challenge 2019

Record entries for World Steak Challenge

By GMN news team

This year’s World Steak Challenge takes place in Dublin in less than two months, and entry numbers have already smashed previous records.

Russia expects strong growth in pork exports

Russia expects strong growth in pork exports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia is set to export 100,000 tonnes (t) of pork in 2019, up 20% compared to the same period of the previous year, Russian government officials have forecast.

Tepid reaction to US producer support

Tepid reaction to US producer support

By Aidan Fortune

The US meat and farming industry has given a cool welcome to the Government’s support for producers affected by the ongoing trade battles.