Poultry

Russian meat giant tipped to continue acquisitions

Cherkizovo reportedly eyeing up Eurodon

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s biggest meat producer Cherkizovo is reportedly eyeing a takeover of another poultry business – agricultural holding Eurodon, following the acquisitions of the broiler holding Belaya Ptitsa and the meat processor Samson in December 2018.

Poultry processor links with food poverty charity

Cargill links with charity to tackle food poverty

By Aidan Fortune

Poultry processor Cargill and charity Heifer International have joined forces to create a new initiative which aims to improve the nutrition and economic livelihoods of 100m people by 2030 through the production, promotion and consumption of poultry....

Polish meat business expansion

Polish retailer invests in meat business

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish retail chain Grupa Dino Polska plans to invest further in increasing its production capacity, and launch a second facility in Poland, according to the company’s financial report for 2018.

MHP revenues rise in 2018

International growth boosts MHP revenue

By Aidan Fortune

Ukrainian poultry processor MHP posted a growth in revenue and production for last year, driven by increased capacity and international expansion.

Avian influenza is among the factors for Russia's struggling poultry industry

Russian poultry industry in trouble

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Growth rates in Russia’s poultry industry were the lowest for the past two decades in 2018, with several dozen companies going bankrupt due to avian influenza (AI), rising costs and extremely low profitability

The PHT certification will help Tyson focus on areas such as biosecurity and disease recognition

Tyson Foods implements US Poultry welfare program

By Ashley Williams

US processor Tyson Foods has become the first chicken producer to implement the US Poultry & Egg Association’s Poultry Handling and Transportation (PHT) certification as part of its commitment to improving animal welfare.

The UK and the US are currently at odds over differing food standards including poultry production

US-UK food standards war breaks out

By Aidan Fortune

The Government has been warned against a “race to the bottom” in food standards, following the US ambassador’s suggestion that the UK embrace practices such as chlorine-washed chicken.

CPF is eyeing growth in the Hong Kong, South Korean and Australian markets for duck

CPF eyes overseas markets for duck meat

By Ashley Williams

Thailand-based Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) is set to tap the demand for duck meat by targeting the Hong Kong, South Korea and Australian export markets.

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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.