Chinese volume sales more than doubled in the six months of the year, Devro said

Devro aims for future growth in China

By Aidan Fortune

Asian and Russian market growth proved to be profitable for casings manufacturer Devro in the first half of the year, but China has been tipped by the business to be the source of future success. 

Agriculture minister Michael Creed (centre) launched a €1m Irish beef campaign in Germany

St Patrick’s Day harnessed to promote Irish meat

By Oscar Rousseau

Irish festival St Patrick’s Day will inspire food body Bord Bía to promote Irish food, such as beef, across a string of countries from Stuttgart, Germany to Shanghai, China on Friday 17 March

Shuanghui said Chinese consumers increasingly shop online for food

Chinese meat major signs deal with e-commerce giant Jingdon

By Elsa Reed

Shuanghui, China’s biggest meat company, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Jingdong (, one of China’s biggest e-commerce companies, to develop a new sales and distribution channel supplying fine-cut chilled meat online.

Wellard is the biggest livestock shipping business in Australia

Wellard expects profits, despite ‘complex’ position

By Oscar Rousseau

Australia’s largest livestock shipping business, Wellard, expects its full-year profits to be in line with company estimates, despite a double ship breakdown which cost the business AU$7.7 million in repair fees alone.

The fall of pork prices hurt the pockets of local families in Malta

Price decrease for Maltese pork

By Aaron McDonald

As of yesterday (Monday 29 February), the wholesale price of all local pork sold by the Pig Breeders’ Cooperative Society of Malta dropped by €0.10 per kilogramme of carcase weight.