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DAT-Schaub CEO Jan Roelsgaard has eyes on more acquisitions in 2018

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Brazil ‘scandals’ no concern, says DAT-Schaub CEO

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazilian corruption and food safety scandals do not alarm leading natural casings supplier DAT-Schaub, which aims to double the profits of four South American firms it acquired this week.

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.

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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.

Wesley Batista is the billionaire CEO of JBS

JBS rival Minerva Foods closes $300m takeover

By Oscar Rousseau

Downsizing at the world’s biggest meatpacker JBS is fully under way after its rival, Minerva Foods, closed a $300m acquisition of beef assets in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.

Marel said it saw 'great' long-term potential in Brazil's meat industry

Marel taps into Brazil with Sulmaq acquisition

By Oscar Rousseau

Marel will acquire Brazilian meat processing solutions provider Sulmaq for an undisclosed sum as it sees “growth potential” in South America’s food production industry. 

JBS will now proceed with its $300 asset sale to Brazilian rival Minerva

Court lifts JBS asset freeze

By Oscar Rousseau

JBS has had its ban on the sale of assets to rival Minerva lifted by a Brazilian court, as the world’s largest meatpacker copes with the fallout from a corruption scandal. 

US meat exports are rising in a number of markets, including Japan and Mexico

US red meat exports grow in May

By Aidan Fortune

Exports of pork and beef from the US saw a strong performance in May, according to data from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the United States Meat Export Federation (USMEF).