ASF indirectly impacting poultry market

Global poultry market facing challenges

By Aidan Fortune

The growing incidents of African Swine Fever (ASF) across the globe could have a knock-on effect on the international poultry market.

EU pig production rises

EU pig production is up

By Michelle Perrett

European Union (EU) pig production in the second quarter of 2018 has increased by 190,000 tonnes (+3%) compared to the same period last year, statistics from AHDB Pork have revealed.

Battle against ASF goes global


Global battle against ASF steps up a gear

By Aidan Fortune

Epidemic may be too strong a word, but African Swine Fever (ASF) is spreading across the world and nobody’s quite sure how to stop it.

Deal signed for meat industry robotics

Frontmatec acquires 40% of AIRA

By Michelle Perrett

Frontmatec, the company that produces automation systems for the food industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire 40% of the shares in AIRA, (Assessorament Industrial Robotica I Automatitzacio) the supplier of advanced robotic solutions for the...

New Zealand disagrees with the EU and UK's quota split proposal

New Zealand opposes UK’s WTO quota plan

By Aidan Fortune

Sector bodies Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA) have opposed the EU and UK’s proposal to ‘split’ the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Tariff Rate Quotas between them.

Concerns have been raised about MHP bypassing the EU import restrictions

MHP reacts to claims about bypassing EU import restrictions

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

MHP is not breaking any rules of the trade agreement between Ukraine and the European Union (EU), Anastasia Sobotyuk, head of the investor relations at MHP, told GlobalMeatNews. Her comments came in response to recent statements made by European poultry...

Beef exports started falling in December 2017

EU beef, sheep and goat meat exports see rapid fall

By Keith Nuthall

The outlook for European Union (EU) beef, sheep and goat meat exports looks bleak, with sales tumbling, according to an EU agricultural markets 2018 and 2019 forecast, released by the European Commission.