Industry & Markets

CPF is eyeing growth in the Hong Kong, South Korean and Australian markets for duck

CPF eyes overseas markets for duck meat

By Ashley Williams

Thailand-based Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) is set to tap the demand for duck meat by targeting the Hong Kong, South Korea and Australian export markets.

The USMEF has called for a trade agreement with Japan

USMEF urges trade agreement with Japan

By Aidan Fortune

A US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) economist has called for an improved trade agreement with Japan to help battle competition from other countries.

Cranswick and Noble Foods were the stand-out performers for animal welfare practices

UK meat suppliers hailed in BBFAW’s animal welfare report

By Ashley Williams

Noble Foods and Cranswick, as well as some UK retailers, have been praised as global leaders for their farm animal welfare practices in The Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW)’s latest report.

The new restrictions could affect imports of nearly 600,000 tonnes of various products a year

Russia eyes new sanctions against Western meat producers

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s Federal Customs Service (FCS) has proposed extending the 2014 food embargo to prohibit imports of all kind of meat and breeding stock supplied to the country by the US, the European Union, Canada, Australia, Norway, Ukraine and a number...

The agreement will open further opportunities for Spanish pork in Japan

Interporc prioritises Japanese market following pork tariff cuts

By Ashley Williams

Spanish meat organisation Interporc is set to make Japan its “priority destination” for Spanish pork trade, following a trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Japan being finalised at the beginning of the month.

The IPPE 2019 show was held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, US


Highlights from the IPPE 2019 show in Atlanta

By Ashley Williams

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) reported record-breaking numbers for this year’s show, with 33,000 attendees and 1,420 exhibitors visiting Atlanta, Georgia last week.

AVEC said it expects to raise consumer confidence in eating poultry meat

AVEC launches program to promote EU poultry market

By Ashley Williams

The Association of Poultry Processors and Poultry Trade in the EU (AVEC) has created a program informing consumers about the production methods of poultry meat in the European Union.

OPTiX Thigh Deboner / photo by Foodmate


Foodmate launches OPTiX thigh deboning solution

By Ashley Williams

Equipment manufacturing company Foodmate has unveiled its latest innovation, which uses X-ray technology for detecting poultry kneecap and thigh lengths when cutting.