China

Jinluo hones in on health with new range

Jinluo hones in on health with new range

By Mark Godfrey

Health has become the marketing watchword of Chinese pork processor Jinluo, which is targeting several new ranges of heat-treated sausage snacks, aimed at urban, convenience-minded consumers.

Chinese farms given ASF testing permission

Large Chinese pig farms to test for ASF

By Aidan Fortune

The Chinese Government has given the go-ahead for larger pig farms to test for African Swine Fever (ASF) to help curb incidents of the disease.

Cargill embraces AI monitoring technology

Cargill embraces AI monitoring technology

By Aidan Fortune

In an effort to improve the poultry production process, Cargill has invested in monitoring technology along its supply chain that utilises artificial intelligence (AI) to detect health issues.

Argentine beef proves popular in Japan

Growing demand for Argentine beef in Japan

By Kathryn Wortley, in Tokyo

Argentine beef exporters have been encouraged by feedback at Japan’s largest food fair that they will receive regular and large orders for their products following the re-opening of this potentially important market in July 2018.

Chinese authorities crack down on black market pork

Chinese authorities crack down on black market pork

By Mark Godfrey

A spate of prosecutions against black market pork processors and vendors has been unleashed in China’s ongoing battle against African swine fever, which has caused huge damage to the country’s pig sector.