Lamb

The Canadian meat industry is expected to benefit from a new labour scheme

Canada launches work scheme for meat industry

By Aidan Fortune

The Canadian Government has unveiled an Agri-Food Immigration Pilot scheme, expected to provide the meat industry with 2,750 spots for Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW).

Global trade hitting Welsh meat industry

Global trade hitting Welsh meat industry

By Aidan Fortune

An analysis of market prices for lamb, beef and pork in Wales has shown that both local and global factors are having a “substantial and complex influence”.

Wellard has sold MV Ocean Swagman to help reduce its debt and improve cashflow

Wellard sells vessel to help reduce debt

By Aidan Fortune

Australian livestock shipping business Wellard Limited has offloaded one of its vessels as part of its restructure plan to reduce debt.

Irish farmers have criticised processors and retailers on the disparity in lamb prices

Irish farmers slam lamb retail prices

By Aidan Fortune

The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has accused processors and retailers of keeping margins to themselves at the expense of its members.

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.

China drives Australian live exports

China drives Australian live exports

By Aidan Fortune

Year-to-date live exports of breeder cattle are up 89%, predominantly led by China, according to Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA).

New fund created to tackle AMR

New fund created to tackle AMR

By Aidan Fortune

A new funding scheme has been established in an effort to accelerate action against antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Nigel Fredericks has entered administration at the loss of 250 jobs

Nigel Fredericks enters administration

By Aidan Fortune

London-based meat and poultry wholesaler Nigel Fredericks Trading Limited has been placed in administration, resulting in the loss of 250 jobs.

AHDB looks to Asia for new opportunities

AHDB looks to Asia for new opportunities

By Aidan Fortune

British businesses are being encouraged to consider Asia as a target market in a new report by the UK's Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).