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Jan Zandbergen expands grain-fed range

By Aidan Fortune

International meat supplier Jan Zandbergen has expanded its grain-fed beef offering with the new Evita’s Choice range.

Moscow is hopeful South America's smaller meat producers can fill the void left by Brazil, EU and the US

Russia plans to increase beef exports from Latin America

By Eugene Vorotnikov and Manuel Rueda

The Russian government plans to significantly increase beef exports from Latin America (except Brazil) to compensate for potential domestic supply shortages created by the existing ban on meat imports from Western countries and a recent ban on Brazilian...

Strong beef supply has weighed down the average carcase value of cattle

Global meat prices slip in December

By Oscar Rousseau

International meat prices dropped last month, according to the United Nation’s Food and Agricultural Organization’s (FAO) Food Price Index.

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.