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JN Meat International's John Sashi-Nielsen celebrates winning World Steak Challenge 2019

World Steak Challenge 2019 highlights

By Aidan Fortune

The World Steak Challenge 2019 took place at the Round Room in Dublin following an intense day of judging by two sets of panels. With more than 300 entries from 25 different countries, this proved to be the biggest World Steak Challenge yet. Here are...

The newly-reached EU-Mercosur deal has attracted criticism from the EU meat and farming industry

Backlash against Mercosur deal rages on

By Aidan Fortune

More representatives of the European meat industry have spoken out against the EU-Mercosur agreement reached last week that will see more produce from member states exported to Europe.

The EU-Mercosur agreement is expected to save EU businesses €4bn a year in reduced or removed tariffs

Mixed reaction to EU-Mercosur trade agreement

By Aidan Fortune

A trade deal between the EU and Mercosur has been agreed following 20 years of negotiations, however some questions have been raised regarding production standards.

Marfrig announces new CEO

New CEO announced for Marfrig

By Aidan Fortune

International meat processor Marfrig Global Foods has announced Eduardo Miron as its new chief executive officer.

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.