Poland

Cedrob SA has received permission to acquire ZM Silesia SA

Polish poultry processor takes over local meat business

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

In another move to consolidate Poland’s meat industry, local poultry processor Cedrob SA has obtained permission from the country’s competition watchdog UOKiK to take over a 100% stake in Polish meat processor ZM Silesia SA.

Food safety experts claim Russia needs to rewrite its meat traceability laws

ASF-infected meat detected in Russian plants

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Meat products infected with African swine fever (ASF) have been detected on retail shelves in at least two Russian regions, Pskov Oblast and Khabarovsk Krai, according to Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor.

Grass-fed beef will not save the planet, claims report

Grass-fed beef will not save the planet, claims report

By Oscar Rousseau

Rearing cows on grass is no better for the planet than commercial feed, and continued farming risks “devastating effects” to climate change if methane emissions are not urgently cut, new figures have suggested.

Mercosur would be 'devastating' for EU beef, warn farmers

Brussels facing farmer fire over Mercosur trade deal

By Oscar Rousseau

A body representing EU farmers has warned Brussels bureaucrats not to accept cheap meat imported from South American trade bloc Mercosur, produced to poorer standards than European protein.

Henryk Kania estimates its food donations have helped feed some 50,000 people

Polish firm signs food waste deal

By Oscar Rousseau

Henryk Kania has become the first meat processor to sign a long-term deal serving meals to thousands of Polish children living in poverty.

MHP has been expanding steadily across Europe as its export sales surge

Ukrainian giant to take over Polish company

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Ukraine’s grain and poultry giant MHP has submitted an application to Poland’s competition watchdog UOKiK to obtain the body’s approval for its plan to take over Polish poultry meat producer and processor KZD Exdrob. 

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.

Polish meat processor raises sales despite wage growth pressure

Polish meat processor raises sales despite wage growth pressure

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

In the first six months of this year, Polish meat processor ZM Henryk Kania managed to increase its sales by 15% to a total of PLN 684.7 million (€159.4m) despite the increasing wage growth pressure that has forced a number of local meat industry players...