Others

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.

Beef + Lamb chairman James Parsons said the US TPP exit is a 'major setback'

New Zealand: Trump’s TPP axe a ‘significant blow’

By Oscar Rousseau

New Zealand Beef + Lamb chairman, James Parsons, has lamented US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), claiming the protectionist move will hurt exports.

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. 

Social was labelled a 'threat' and an 'opportunity' at the World Meat Congress

World Meat Congress

Social media erodes consumer trust in meat

By Oscar Rousseau

The use of social media to shame and defame meat companies accused of wrongdoing and malpractice is eroding consumer trust.