Industry & Markets

Batters: 'If unfair practices are found to pervade this market then they must be dealt with.'

Beef prices reach crisis point

By Michelle Perrett

The National Farmers Union (NFU) and NFU Cymru have said that low beef prices are putting pressure on farmers and the situation is reaching crisis point.

Does lab meat answer our changing attitudes to animal protein?

Are our attitudes to meat changing?

By Natasha Spencer

As we see a shift towards ‘clean’, ‘cultured’ and ‘lab-grown’ meat, what does this mean for the popularity of traditional meat consumption? Has the new meat revolution really taken off? And is it the end of meat as we know it today? We take a look with...

New abattoir to create 80 jobs

New abattoir to create 80 jobs

By Aidan Fortune

Australian family-owned pastoral business Angus Pastoral Company is to build its own on-farm boutique abattoir, creating more than 80 new jobs. Construction is expected to take approximately 13 months.

The opening ceremony of Danish Crown's first plant in China

Danish Crown opens Chinese plant

By Aidan Fortune

Pork processor Danish Crown has opened its first factory in China, with the potential for more to come.

Retailer no-show infuriates Irish farmers

Retailer no-show infuriates Irish farmers

By Aidan Fortune

Farmer lobby group Beef Plan Movement has expressed major dissatisfaction that Irish retailers will not be present in talks between producers and processors taking place this week.