Ingredients & additives

The construction of the soybean plant is expected to begin in 2019

Russian meat giant builds soybean crushing plant to improve costs

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s largest meat producer, agricultural holding Cherkizovo, has revealed plans to build a major soybean crushing plant in the European region of the country, with the aim of achieving better production costs by optimising feeding practices.

How should antibiotic use in animals be managed?

analysis

Should the meat industry cut out antibiotics?

By Ashley Williams

This week marked World Antibiotic Awareness Week – a subject that has divided markets in meat production due to different views and regulations.

Examining the potential of alternative proteins

Analysis

Are alternative proteins really the future of the meat industry?

By Ashley Williams

Plant power is well and truly gathering pace across the international meat industry, as alternative meat giants, including Vivera and Beyond Meat, continue to tap consumers’ desires for plant-based meats. However, as alternative proteins rapidly rise...

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.

'Trying something new' was one of the main drivers of the growth of plant-based meat

AHDB examines factors driving the plant-based meat trend

By Ashley Williams

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has launched a report into the factors driving attention to the plant-based food trend and how it may impact the future prospects of the meat industry in the UK.

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