Pork

Atria invests in expansion project

Atria invests to increase capacity

By Michelle Perrett

Atria, the Finnish meat producer, has invested €3.4 million (m) to increase capacity at its poultry production plants in Nurmo and Sahalahti.

Analysing UK pork exports

UK pork exports fall in July

By Michelle Perrett

UK exports of fresh and frozen pork fell by 10% in July compared with a year earlier, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Pork (AHDB Pork) has revealed.

AHDB reaches out to China

AHDB hosts visit to explore Chinese import market

By Michelle Perrett

The UK’s Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is to explore the Chinese import market at the16th annual China International Meat Industry Exhibition (CIMIE).

India launches meat cleanliness initiative

India food safety initiative to boost meat cleanliness

By Raghavendra Verma, in New Delhi

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is launching a hygiene and cleanliness drive in the Indian meat industry though training, food safety audits, certification of animal feed and pushing retailers to make health and safety improvements....

US meat processors looking beyond tariff war

US meat producers concerned over trade war

By Ed Zwirn, in New York

US meat exporters are hoping that the Trump administration’s aggressive trade policy approach towards China will force Beijing to remove non-tariff bureaucratic barriers that depressed sales before this year’s trade war between the two economic giants....

ASF indirectly impacting poultry market

Global poultry market facing challenges

By Aidan Fortune

The growing incidents of African Swine Fever (ASF) across the globe could have a knock-on effect on the international poultry market.

New Tyson Foods CEO appointed

Tyson Foods chief executive steps down

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Tyson Foods has appointed a new chief executive following the announcement that Tom Hayes is to step down for personal reasons.

Russian processor margins squeezed

Perfect storm for Russian meat processors

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Average profitability for meat processors in Russia meat processors has hit one of its lowest levels ever, as the industry finds itself caught between high prices for raw materials and weak purchasing power among consumers.

Canned meat producer expands storage facility

Konshurt opens new storage facility

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish canned meat industry player Konshurt sp. z o.o. has opened a new storage facility in Jarosław, in the country’s south-eastern region of Podkarpacie, where the company previously used a leased building for storage purposes.

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From trust grows success

From trust grows success

The award winning company Wünsch’s Fleischspezialitäten sets new quality standards for meat products – using machines made by K+G Wetter.