Australia

Australian cattle slaughtering drops

Cattle and lamb meat slaughters drop in Australia

By Michelle Perrett

Cattle and lamb meat slaughters were down while goat and sheep meat increased in 2017, The Australian red meat and livestock industry State of the Industry Report 2018 has revealed.

Australian meat and livestock exports on the rise

Australia red meat and live exports grow 13%

By Michelle Perrett

Australian red meat, offal and livestock exports reached AU$13.78bn, up 13% year-on-year in the year ended June 2018, the latest statistics from Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has revealed.

Positivity following Australia and Indonesian talks

Australian meat industry welcomes Indonesian deal

By Aidan Fortune

The Australian livestock and red meat industry has welcomed the Australian and Indonesian Governments' announcement that negotiations for the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) have concluded.

Lamb prices are rising all over the globe

Lamb sees global price spike, says MLA

By Michelle Perrett

Australian lamb prices have spiked through the 700¢ and 800¢/kg cwt mark in a matter of two months, due to growing demand for the meat, according to Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA).

Retailer moves to recyclable meat packaging

Retailer moves to recyclable meat packaging

By Aidan Fortune

Australian retailer Coles has become the first supermarket chain in the country to introduce recyclable packaging for its range of fresh meat and poultry products.