Industry & Markets

2 Sisters Food Group has announced plans to close its Witham processing facility

2 Sisters to close poultry site

By Aidan Fortune

2 Sisters Food Group has announced plans to close one of its poultry processing plants in a bid to grow efficiencies in its supply chain.

Canada, Mexico and US agree to drop tariffs

Canada, Mexico and US agree to drop tariffs

By Aidan Fortune

North American nations the US, Canada and Mexico have reached an agreement to cut tariffs and take a step closer to agreeing a new trade agreement.

The Princess Royal addresses the Meat Business Women conference

Princess Royal warns of meat industry challenges

By Michelle Perrett

The meat industry is facing challenges, including the attitude towards consumption, the Princess Royal told the Meat Business Women networking group at its recent conference in London.

Tyson Foods to build new case ready plant

Tyson Foods to build new case ready plant

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Tyson Foods is to expand its case ready meat operations with the announcement that it is to build a major new facility in Utah.

US meat industry concerned about China response to new tariffs

US meat industry concerned about China response to new tariffs

By Ed Zwirn, In New York

Members of the US meat industry, already buckling under the impact of previous Chinese retaliatory tariffs against their goods, have expressed cautious concern following the US imposition of 25% tariffs against an additional US$200bn of Chinese exports....

US increases duties on Chinese meat exports

US increases duties on Chinese meat exports

By Keith Nuthall

The US Government has raised its existing 10% additional duties on imports of meat and livestock sector products from China to 25%, citing a lack of progress on ongoing trade talks between the world’s two largest national economies.

Poultry to benefit from ASF issue

Poultry to benefit from ASF epidemic

By Aidan Fortune

The International Poultry Council (IPC) believes there is an opportunity for the category to benefit from the rise in incidents of African swine fever (ASF).