Pork

Looking ahead to 2019 in the meat industry

analysis

What can the meat industry expect from 2019?

By Ashley Williams

As the year draws to a close, 2018 has certainly been a period of highs and lows for the international meat industry, but what significant milestones are processors expected to face in 2019?

EU and Japan trade deal praised

EU-Japan trade deal welcomed

By Aidan Fortune

The meat industry is expected to benefit from the signing of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

Canada invests in tackling ASF

Canada injects $1.6m into pork industry

By Ashley Williams

The Canadian Government has invested CA$1.6m to better equip pork producers against diseases such as African Swine Fever (ASF).

Tönnies is aiming to establish itself in the UK market

Tönnies acquires Riverway Foods

By Ashley Williams

German meat firm Tönnies Group has acquired UK-based family-owned sausage producer Riverway Foods as part of its plans to expand market share in the UK.

UK consumers against treated meat

AHDB poll reveals UK’s lack of appetite for treated meat imports

By Ashley Williams

Over half of the UK public have admitted that they would buy less meat from supermarkets if hormone- and chlorine-treated products were introduced in a post-Brexit deal, according to an Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) survey.

The US pork industry has faced an array of issues from retaliatory tariffs

Trade disputes cost US pork around $1.5 billion

By Ashley Williams

Retaliatory tariffs imposed on US goods by international markets are estimated to have cost the US pork industry around $1.5 billion this year, according to Iowa State University.

The latest ASF incident in China was registered near the border with Russia’s Far East region

ASF in China gets closer to Russia

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian authorities are raising the alarm after an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) was detected in an area of China close to the Russian border.

US meat industry issues Japanese trade wishes

US meat body outlines Japanese trade priorities

By Aidan Fortune

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) has outlined key meat and poultry industry negotiating objectives and priorities for a bilateral US-Japan Trade Agreement in comments submitted to the Office of the US Trade Representative.

WTO to examine trade battles

Retaliatory duties on USA meat exports challenged at WTO

By Keith Nuthall

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Disputes Settlement Body (DSB) has agreed to establish disputes settlement panels to rule on whether retaliatory duties imposed by Canada, China, and Mexico on US meat exports, imposed in response to America’s controversial...

The UK's importing and exporting of pig meat has declined again

UK pig trade continues to drop

By Aidan Fortune

The UK’s trade in pig meat fell again in September, as both exports and imports declined compared with a year ago, according to the latest figures from tax department HMRC.

Follow us

Product Innovations

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.