Australia

Exclusive Aussie beef served up for Chinese holiday

Exclusive Aussie beef served up for Chinese holiday

By Mark Godfrey

With China’s two key Autumn holidays approaching next week one of Beijing’s leading meat processors has teamed up with a state-owned retail chain to distribute a range of high end Australian “barbeque beef” cuts.

Ask our experts anything related to meat packaging after the webinar

Last chance to register for packaging webinar

By Rod Addy

Time is running out to register for a free online event scheduled for tomorrow, exploring the latest developments in packaging to crack down on spoilage in meat export consignments.

Poultry tops the charts in Australia

Retail analysis

Poultry tops the charts in Australia

By Michelle Perrett

Michelle Perrett looks at how consumer habits in the Australian meat market have changed in recent times. 

The recent drought in Australia hit lamb numbers

JBS Australia lays off 40 staff

By Aidan Fortune

JBS Australia has come under fire for making 40 members of staff redundant at its Longford site in Tasmania.

The row over the lamb campaign from Meat and Livestock Australia has become political

Australian lamb campaign religious row rumbles on

By Aidan Fortune

The High Commission of India has made a demarche to the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Communication and Arts and Department of Agriculture over Meat and Livestock Australia’s (MLA) lamb campaign featuring Ganesh and...

Hindu religious heads are angry over the trivialisation of Ganesh

Lamb ad not meant to ‘offend’ enraged Hindus

By Oscar Rousseau

A market campaign featuring religious and spiritual figures eating lamb that incensed Hindus over the portrayal of Lord Ganesh was not created to offend, Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) claims.

Electricity prices for manufacturing firms rose by 60% from 2003 to 2013

Australia’s high energy bills fuel concern

By Oscar Rousseau

More must be done to halt significantly rising energy costs that have become a burden for business, the Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) has said.