Central Valley Meat acquires Harris Ranch Beef

Central Valley Meat acquires Harris Ranch Beef

By Aidan Fortune

California beef processor Central Valley Meat Holding Company is to acquire integrated beef business Harris Ranch Beef Holding Company, including its wholly owned subsidiaries, Harris Feeding Company and Harris Ranch Beef Company for an undisclosed sum....

Irish farmers feel Brexit crunch

IFA demands Brexit compensation

By Aidan Fortune

Irish beef farmers have called for compensation from the Government and the EU over losses suffered, estimated to be more than €100m, due to the Brexit process.

Polish meat production comes under fire

EU audit criticises Polish beef meat production control mechanisms

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

The European Commission has released a report on the audit of Poland’s beef production control mechanisms following the country’s sick cow slaughter scandal, and the subsequent investigations of numerous member states into the beef meat’s distribution...

Argentine beef proves popular in Japan

Growing demand for Argentine beef in Japan

By Kathryn Wortley, in Tokyo

Argentine beef exporters have been encouraged by feedback at Japan’s largest food fair that they will receive regular and large orders for their products following the re-opening of this potentially important market in July 2018.

Drought hitting cattle farmers

Australian meat boss warns of drought impact

By Michelle Perrett

Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) chief executive Peter Rizzo has told MPs that the droughts and floods affecting cattle farmers in north Queensland will have a “significant impact” on meat processors.

Russian meat production tipped to grow

Russian meat production benefits from export growth

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia is likely to see moderate growth in poultry, pork and beef production in 2019, as it capitalises on a rapid expansion in exports and continuous state support, the Russian Ministry of Agriculture has forecast.

Nabil Foods signs Universal Studios tie-up

Nabil Foods signs Minions deal

By Michelle Perrett

Jordan-based halal frozen and chilled products supplier Nabil Foods is collaborating with Universal Studios as part of a marketing campaign that will see the fun and playful characters of the Minions in a tie-up with the Nabil kids’ line range and marketing...