Products

Danish Crown signs Alibaba Win-Chain deal

Danish Crown signs deal with Alibaba Win-Chain

By Aidan Fortune

Pork processor Danish Crown and Alibaba’s Win-Chain wholesaler have signed a €300m agreement for weekly deliveries of 250 tonnes of Danish pork from Danish Crown’s new factory in China for five years.

Retailer to overhaul poultry supply chain

Costco takes control of meat supply chain

By Michelle Perrett

Retailer Costco is setting a new “protein precedent” for the US market by taking ownership of the chicken supply chain from farm to fork, a new report from CoBank Knowledge Exchange has revealed.

Equipment manufacturer to exhibit at Gulfood

Ishida to showcase at Gulfood Manufacturing

By Michelle Perrett

Equipment supplier Ishida Europe is to showcase its latest solutions to this year’s Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai between 6 and 8 November.

Plant and clean meat grant launched

Good Food Institute launches $3m research grant

By Aidan Fortune

US-based Good Food Institute has launched a $3m competitive research grant program to encourage universities and others to pursue plant-based and clean meat research.

Poultry market driven by Asian growth

Asia driving global poultry growth

By Aidan Fortune

With poultry predicted to become the most consumed meat in the world in the next few years, where will this growth come from?

Processor expands starch range

Cargill expands meat starch portfolio

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Cargill is to grow its portfolio of functional native starches with the addition of three potato starches designed for meat, meat alternatives and culinary applications.

Russian processor margins squeezed

Perfect storm for Russian meat processors

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Average profitability for meat processors in Russia meat processors has hit one of its lowest levels ever, as the industry finds itself caught between high prices for raw materials and weak purchasing power among consumers.

EU pig production rises

EU pig production is up

By Michelle Perrett

European Union (EU) pig production in the second quarter of 2018 has increased by 190,000 tonnes (+3%) compared to the same period last year, statistics from AHDB Pork have revealed.