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Cargill invests in cultured meat business

Cargill invests in cultured meat business

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Cargill is to expand its presence in the alternative proteins market with an investment in cultured meat business Aleph Farms.

European farmers alarmed over EBRD’s loan to MHP

European farmers alarmed over EBRD’s loan to MHP

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The conflict between Ukraine poultry giant MHP and European poultry farmers appears to have reached a new level after the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) approved a €100m loan for MHP to acquire a Slovenian poultry processor.

Tyson Foods to build new case ready plant

Tyson Foods to build new case ready plant

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Tyson Foods is to expand its case ready meat operations with the announcement that it is to build a major new facility in Utah.

US meat industry concerned about China response to new tariffs

US meat industry concerned about China response to new tariffs

By Ed Zwirn, In New York

Members of the US meat industry, already buckling under the impact of previous Chinese retaliatory tariffs against their goods, have expressed cautious concern following the US imposition of 25% tariffs against an additional US$200bn of Chinese exports....

US increases duties on Chinese meat exports

US increases duties on Chinese meat exports

By Keith Nuthall

The US Government has raised its existing 10% additional duties on imports of meat and livestock sector products from China to 25%, citing a lack of progress on ongoing trade talks between the world’s two largest national economies.

AHDB launches £1.4m lamb campaign

AHDB launches £1.4m lamb campaign

By Aidan Fortune

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has announced a £1.4m campaign to support the lamb and sheep sector.

Russian poultry production sees downturn

Russian poultry production sees downturn

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian farmers produced 1.15 million tonnes (t) of poultry meat in the first quarter of 2019, 6.2% down on the same period of the previous year.