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Kerry Group's Fire & Smoke meat brand performed well in the UK

Healthy snacks drive Kerry Group's volume sales

By Oscar Rousseau

Ireland-based food giant Kerry Group reported volume growth across the board as demand for healthy snacks, including meat, drove sales at a time when consumer spending is tight.

State of the Industry: Global Meat 2017 provides exclusive data on trading trends

GlobalMeatNews Survey

Drive to cut meat eating had biggest impact last year

By Oscar Rousseau

Pressure from all angles to cut meat consumption for health or environmental reasons had the single biggest impact on the industry last year, according to an exclusive GlobalMeatNews survey.

Demand for pork and beef is Asia prevented meat prices from slipping into decline

Meat defies decline of global food prices

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat is the only one of five major food commodity groups that saw an increase in the Food and Agricultural Organization’s (FAO) pricing index last month.

Mexico is seeking new trade amigos, as uncertainty over NAFTA prevails

Mexico preparing export push if NAFTA fails

By Oscar Rousseau

The Mexican government has begun preparing for a “negative outcome” should the North American Free Trade Association (NAFTA) crumble, according to Rabobank.

Quiz: The month in meat news

Quiz: The month in meat news

By Oscar Rousseau

A quiz on the month's biggest meat news - have you been paying attention to the global animal protein sector?

The Food Safety Forum: Powerful Packaging airs on 23 March

Food safety and packaging webinar airs today

By Rod Addy

Readers seeking packaging solutions to combat microbial spoilage and preserve and extend shelf-life can listen to the advice of three experts in the field in a free online forum set to air today (23 March).

A potential trade war between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping may hit pork trade

US-China trade war threat analysed

By Oscar Rousseau

The threat of a trade war between two of the world’s most powerful countries China and the United States is low, but analysts warn it could dramatically damage pork trade.

It is unclear at this stage if Brazil will face export bans as a result of the meat scandal

Brazil rocked by rotten meat scandal

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazil has been engulfed in controversy after police launched a massive raid on the country’s meat processors, some of whom stand accused of corruption and selling rotten meat.

Agriculture minister Michael Creed (centre) launched a €1m Irish beef campaign in Germany

St Patrick’s Day harnessed to promote Irish meat

By Oscar Rousseau

Irish festival St Patrick’s Day will inspire food body Bord Bía to promote Irish food, such as beef, across a string of countries from Stuttgart, Germany to Shanghai, China on Friday 17 March