Polish meat business expands sales amid higher exports

Gobarto expands sales amid higher exports

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish meat company Gobarto SA has released its improved sales figures for 2018, and has revealed plans to carry out a number of investments to increase its capacity by 2024.

Auchan to expand meat processing business in Russia

Auchan to expand meat processing business in Russia

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

French retailer Auchan has revealed plans to increase the production capacity of its meat processing plant in Tambov Oblast, Russia, to 70,000 tonnes (t) by 2020, in order to become fully self-sufficient in meat products on the local market, the company...

Founder of JN Meat International John Sashi-Nielsen celebrates winning the World Steak Challenge 2018

Winning the World Steak Challenge

By Aidan Fortune

With the World Steak Challenge less than three months away and promising to be the biggest yet, GlobalMeatNews caught up with the 2018 winner to see how it has changed their business.

Red and processed meats have been linked with bowel cancer in a new report

Meat and bowel cancer link raised by research

By Aidan Fortune

New research has found that people who eat red and processed meat within Department of Health and Social Care guidelines are still at increased risk of bowel cancer.

Central Valley Meat acquires Harris Ranch Beef

Central Valley Meat acquires Harris Ranch Beef

By Aidan Fortune

California beef processor Central Valley Meat Holding Company is to acquire integrated beef business Harris Ranch Beef Holding Company, including its wholly owned subsidiaries, Harris Feeding Company and Harris Ranch Beef Company for an undisclosed sum....

Irish farmers feel Brexit crunch

IFA demands Brexit compensation

By Aidan Fortune

Irish beef farmers have called for compensation from the Government and the EU over losses suffered, estimated to be more than €100m, due to the Brexit process.

Polish meat production comes under fire

EU audit criticises Polish beef meat production control mechanisms

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

The European Commission has released a report on the audit of Poland’s beef production control mechanisms following the country’s sick cow slaughter scandal, and the subsequent investigations of numerous member states into the beef meat’s distribution...

Argentine beef proves popular in Japan

Growing demand for Argentine beef in Japan

By Kathryn Wortley, in Tokyo

Argentine beef exporters have been encouraged by feedback at Japan’s largest food fair that they will receive regular and large orders for their products following the re-opening of this potentially important market in July 2018.

Exports of live animals and animal products can continue, but businesses will have to keep on top of red tape

‘Relief’ as no-deal meat exports hurdle cleared

By Rod Addy

Meat trade representatives have expressed 'relief' that EU Member States have agreed the UK’s listed status to export live animals and animal products as a third country in a no-deal Brexit scenario.

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