Middle East

Moldovan farmers have appealed to the government to look for more lamb markets

Middle Eastern wars hit Moldovan lamb export sales

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Moldovan lamb exports have suffered as a result of armed conflicts in Libya, Syria, Iraq and Yemen, according to a report from the association of sheep and goat breeders in the country.

Australia eyes up the Middle East as a target for the county's beef exports

Australia looks to Middle East to boost beef exports

By Lee Adendorff

Australia needs to focus more on the Middle East as a long-term beef export destination, according to Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry CEO Suzannah Moss-Wright, as exports to the region climb.

Halal meat is expected to grow as the Muslim population increases

Halal boosts fresh meat performance

By Anastasia Alieva, head of fresh food research, Euromonitor International

Demand for halal meat, an important feature of life across Muslim communities, is growing rapidly as the Muslim share of the global population has increased steadily and is projected to reach about 26% by 2030. This growth means halal meat products are...

At the beginning of 2015, certification was granted to the country’s largest poultry producers

Ukrainian meat industry faces halal certification boom

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

In the past eight months, 47 Ukraine companies have received halal certification, with the aim of targeting exports to the Middle East, said head of the Center of Halal Research and Certification in Ukraine ‘Alraid’ Larissa Polishchuk. 

The first deliveries will be supplied to UAE and Qatar

Russia to launch halal poultry exports in 2015

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia is getting ready to launch exports of halal poultry products to the Middle East in the coming months, Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor has announced. The first deliveries will be supplied to UAE and Qatar, with exports of halal chicken...

Higher-value cuts such as tenderloin continued to do well

Australia sees drop in Middle East beef exports

By Georgi Gyton

Australia saw its beef exports to the Middle East fall 13% last month, compared to January 2014, according to data from the Department of Agriculture, and compiled by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA).

Gulfood Manufacturing exhibition Dubai in pictures

Gulfood Manufacturing exhibition in pictures

By Georgi Gyton

GlobalMeatNews take you through a snapshot of the exhibitors at the recent Gulfood Manufacturing show in Dubai, looking at what products were being showcased and what exhibitors are noticing in the Middle East market.