Industry & Markets

The retail price of broiler meat in Ukraine jumped by 31.3% in 2017 compared to the previous year

Soaring poultry exports claimed to hit domestic market in Ukraine

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Ukraine is experiencing a shortage of broiler meat on the domestic market, associated primarily with an overwhelming rise in poultry exports from the country, according to research conducted by the country’s Institute of Agrarian Economics.

The Tar Heel distribution centre will be fully operational by Jan 2019

Smithfield Foods creates 250 new jobs

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Smithfield Foods has opened a new distribution centre in Tar Heel, North Carolina, which will create approximately 250 new jobs.

EU and Japan trade deal praised

EU-Japan trade deal welcomed

By Aidan Fortune

The meat industry is expected to benefit from the signing of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

Serbia’s meat producers will export 7,000t of beef to the Turkish market next year

Serbia to boost beef meat exports to Turkey

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Serbian minister of agriculture, forestry and water management Branislav Nedimović has announced Serbia is to increase its beef meat exports quota to Turkey by 40% in 2019 as the current annual quota of 5,000 tonnes (t) was already filled in the first...

Impossible Foods' practices and ingredients adhered to Islamic dietary laws

Impossible Foods receives ‘milestone’ halal certification

By Ashley Williams

US-based meat alternative firm Impossible Foods has gained halal certification from the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA) as it bids to make plant-based meats available for those with dietary restrictions.

Tönnies is aiming to establish itself in the UK market

Tönnies acquires Riverway Foods

By Ashley Williams

German meat firm Tönnies Group has acquired UK-based family-owned sausage producer Riverway Foods as part of its plans to expand market share in the UK.