India

Quiz: The month in meat

Quiz: The month in meat news

By Oscar Rousseau

A quiz on this month's biggest meat news - have you been paying attention to the global meat industry? 

Nitrate, which has been reportedly linked to cancer and associated with bacon, is in fact rarely used as a meat ingredient

IPPE 2017

Meat scientist: nitrates good for body

By Rod Addy

Nitrates benefit human health and are present in far greater quantities in leafy vegetables than in processed meats, contrary to recent media coverage.

Hungarian farmers will have to move chickens indoors as bird flu remains a risk

Hungary orders poultry indoors amid bird flu concern

By Oscar Rousseau

Hungary’s chief veterinarian Lajos Bognar has ordered the nation’s poultry industry to keep birds indoors as the country grapples with highly pathogenic avian influenza (HAPI).

A higher volume of sheepmeat exports helped value increase by 4% to €240m

Ireland's booming food exports defy Brexit fear

By Oscar Rousseau

The value of Irish food and drink exports last year exceeded a staggering €11bn for the first time in the country’s history – and meat had a big part to play.

Contactless and cashless payment will continue to grow in popularity in 2017

Food trend predictions for 2017

By Oscar Rousseau

Clean and ethical labels alongside intelligent packaging and the demand for organic produce are some of the key trends likely to dominate the food industry this year.

The demonetisation of 1,000 and 500 rupee notes has had a negative impact on Indian poultry producers

Indian currency ban causes hardship in country's poultry sector

By Raghavendra Verma, in New Delhi

Indian poultry farmers have slowed the breeding of chicks to lower their costs after demand fell sharply following the central government’s unexpected announcement that large currency notes – valuing 86% of total cash in the economy – were no longer legal...