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The newly-reached EU-Mercosur deal has attracted criticism from the EU meat and farming industry

Backlash against Mercosur deal rages on

By Aidan Fortune

More representatives of the European meat industry have spoken out against the EU-Mercosur agreement reached last week that will see more produce from member states exported to Europe.

Cherkizovo is trialling AI technology to help increase production efficiencies

Cherkizovo invests in artificial intelligence

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian agricultural holding Cherkizovo is to install an artificial intelligence (AI) system at one of its meat-processing facilities in order to optimize production process and cut production costs.

The EU-Mercosur agreement is expected to save EU businesses €4bn a year in reduced or removed tariffs

Mixed reaction to EU-Mercosur trade agreement

By Aidan Fortune

A trade deal between the EU and Mercosur has been agreed following 20 years of negotiations, however some questions have been raised regarding production standards.

Serbia to re-launch pork meat exports to China

Serbia to re-launch pork meat exports to China

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Serbia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management has announced the signing of agreements that will allow the resumption of exports of Serbian pork meat to the Chinese market.

IMTA urges frictionless trade in manifesto

IMTA urges frictionless trade in manifesto

By Aidan Fortune

The International Meat Trade Association (IMTA) has urged more access for UK meat as well as free and frictionless trade in its latest manifesto.

Meat exports from Canada to China suspended

Meat exports from Canada to China suspended

By Aidan Fortune

Red meat exports between Canada and China have been suspended in the wake of further counterfeit health certificates allegedly being found on shipments of pork.

Kers: 'Our strategy is gaining momentum'

Food giant reaps rewards from turnaround strategy

By Rod Addy

2 Sisters Food Group is benefiting from parent company Boparan Holdings’ turnaround plan, as it reports its first like-for-like quarterly pre-tax profit for two-and-a-half years.

Hungarian meat processor eyes new plant

Hungarian meat processor eyes new plant

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Hungarian meat processor Pick Szeged Zrt. is planning to build a new meat processing plant in Szeged next year, with the aim of increasing the company’s salami production capacity, according to senior company representatives.