Brazilian meat processor Marfrig Global Foods is set to strengthen its position in South America with the acquisition of BRF’s Argentina arm QuickFood, as well as taking over meat production at two BRF Brazilian units.
Russian poultry production may fall by 2% to 3% or 100,000 tonnes (t) in 2019, as the domestic market oversaturated and small-scale poultry farms have to cut production or even stop operation, according to an industry expert.
Bulgarian poultry producer and processor Gradus AD has announced its subsidiary Gradus-1 EOOD has invested some BGN1.82 million (€930,500) to acquire new meat processing, storage, vacuum packaging and other equipment, to expand and modernise its capacities....
Equipment manufacturer Marel has opened its new Dutch facility. Based in Boxmeer, the site includes an extensive two-floor office wing, as well as an expanded production area and the renewed R&D facility.
The Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) have made further strides in animal welfare improvements after introducing a three-month moratorium on sheep shipments to the Middle East during Northern Hemisphere summers.