United States

Cargill has embarked on a two-year drive to expand its already-massive meat division

Cargill’s sausage push creates 100 jobs

By Oscar Rousseau

More than 100 new staff will be hired by agriculture giant Cargill, which has plans to build a sausage production hub in Nashville, Tennessee.

Big meat can capture alt-protein growth

Big meat can capture alt-protein growth

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat processors should latch on to international growth for alternative proteins by buying into lab-grown and plant-based meat, international financial group Rabobank has claimed.

US farms to report toxic gas emissions

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US farms to report toxic gas emissions

By Oscar Rousseau

Livestock farmers will have to notify federal authorities if hazardous gas emissions exceed a certain level under rules coming into force on 15 November 2017.

JD.com is the biggest e-commerce player in China, the world's largest consumer market

Chinese retailer to buy $1.2bn of US meat

By Oscar Rousseau

Montana Stock Growers Association (MSGA) has signed a beef supply deal with Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, worth hundreds of millions of dollars in the next three years.

USMEF 'very concerned' about widening gap in duty rates between US and Australian beef

US beef exports enjoy September success

By Helen Gilbert

US beef exports “jumped substantially” in value in September despite hurricanes impacting Caribbean demand, latest figures compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have revealed.

Pork producers urge agricultural research support

Pork producers urge agricultural research support

By Aidan Fortune

The National Pork Producers Council has urged Congress to renew its commitment to funding agricultural research to help America’s farmers feed a growing world population, improve public health and strengthen US national security by ensuring America’s...