Nutrition

Consumers call for natural supplements for animals

Consumers call for natural supplements for animals

By Aidan Fortune

A consumer survey, commissioned by US producer Cargill, has revealed the growing popularity among millennials of natural supplements to aid digestive health, along with animal well-being.

Donald Trump's administration will not force companies to reduce salt in school meals

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Trump relaxes salty school dinner rule

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat producers do not need to restrict salt in school meals for the 2018-19 academic year, after the Trump administration said companies needed more time to reformulate products.

Big meat can capture alt-protein growth

Big meat can capture alt-protein growth

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat processors should latch on to international growth for alternative proteins by buying into lab-grown and plant-based meat, international financial group Rabobank has claimed.

ZM Henryk Kania thinks women-only meat snacks could be a high growth, albeit niche, market

Women-only meat snack lands in Poland

By Oscar Rousseau

Feeling guilty about that extra piece of cake? Don’t. A polish meat processor has launched a “no remorse” meat snack targeted exclusively at women.

Links have been made between processed meats and cancer

US meat industry debunks cancer link

By Aidan Fortune

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) has played down a report by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) Continuous Update Project (CUP) that links processed meat and cancer.

Memphis Meats has received significant investment from Cargill

Cargill invests in lab-grown meat outfit

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat giant Cargill has joined business tycoons Bill Gates and Richard Branson by investing millions of dollars in lab-grown meat start-up Memphis Meats. 

Dry-aged meat is becoming something of a specialty for Japanese diners

Japanese get a taste for dry-aged meat

By Kathryn Wortley

Japanese consumers are embracing dry-aged meat as awareness rises of its quality and healthy eating becomes increasingly important. 

Kerry Group's Fire & Smoke meat brand performed well in the UK

Healthy snacks drive Kerry Group's volume sales

By Oscar Rousseau

Ireland-based food giant Kerry Group reported volume growth across the board as demand for healthy snacks, including meat, drove sales at a time when consumer spending is tight.

Whitworth: 'challenge of global food sustainability'

Tyson Foods appoints first-ever sustainability exec

By Oscar Rousseau

One of the US’ largest meat processors, Tyson Foods, has appointed Justin Whitmore as its first sustainability leader as the company takes steps towards a cleaner footprint on the planet.