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A ham-ple supply: US hams are driving US pork exports in Mexico

US pork exports set volume record

By Oscar Rousseau

The US pork trade wrapped up an excellent year on the global market with “very strong results” according to the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

Nitrate, which has been reportedly linked to cancer and associated with bacon, is in fact rarely used as a meat ingredient

IPPE 2017

Meat scientist: nitrates good for body

By Rod Addy

Nitrates benefit human health and are present in far greater quantities in leafy vegetables than in processed meats, contrary to recent media coverage.

Tipper Tie said its takeover by JBT has already led to factory modernisation work

IPPE 2017

JBT targets South American market following acquistions

By Rod Addy

South America is a key target market for Tipper Tie and Cooling & Applied Technologies (CAT) following their takeover by food and drink processing machinery supplier JBT Corp towards the end of 2016.

Contactless and cashless payment will continue to grow in popularity in 2017

Food trend predictions for 2017

By Oscar Rousseau

Clean and ethical labels alongside intelligent packaging and the demand for organic produce are some of the key trends likely to dominate the food industry this year.

World Meat Congress 2016, in quotes

World Meat Congress

World Meat Congress, in quotes

By Oscar Rousseau

Speakers at the World Meat Congress, in Uruguay’s Punta del Este, concluded that meat will continue to play a vital role in reducing poverty and feeding the world's growing population. 

JBS CEO Wesley Batista praised the 'good results' outside of South America

JBS profits fall after Brazil headwinds

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazilian meatpacker JBS has posted a 74% drop in third-quarter profits after the “most challenging period” in South America.