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.

 The products were not dangerous to humans, according to Rosselhoznadzor

Infected meat hits grocery shelves in Russia

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian meat processors have been found to be distributing meat infected with African swine fever (ASF) and even in some cases with highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI).

Tyson Fresh Meats has launched a new butchery program

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Tyson launches butcher education scheme

By Aidan Fortune

Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, has launched the Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork Certified Butcher Program.

HCC study reveals PGI importance

HCC study reveals PGI importance

By Aidan Fortune

Research undertaken to evaluate a three-year European marketing campaign for Welsh lamb and Welsh beef has highlighted the importance of the PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) status that the products currently enjoy.

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