Retailing

Polish meat business expansion

Polish retailer invests in meat business

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish retail chain Grupa Dino Polska plans to invest further in increasing its production capacity, and launch a second facility in Poland, according to the company’s financial report for 2018.

Scottish beef supported by Aldi

Aldi recognised for Scottish beef support

By Michelle Perrett

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has been recognised as the strongest supporter of Scottish Beef after a National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland ‘shelf watch’ survey revealed almost 96% of beef stocked on its shelves was Scotch Beef PGI.

Sales opportunities exist for both beef and lamb in Germany, Bord Bía said

Bord Bía to home in on German market

By Aidan Fortune

Irish food board Bord Bía has announced plans to increase its investment in the German food market, with an emphasis on beef and sheepmeat.

Russia's sausage market is feeling deep cuts thank to long-running supermarket discounts

Russian sausage producers wage war on discounts

By Oscar Rousseau

Russia’s largest sausage manufacturers are urging retailers to drop discount promotions as they look to halt a three-year fall in sales, the Gorbatov’s All-Russian Meat Research Institute (VNIIMP) claims.

Analysts question how badly the meat safety row will hit Auchan's Russian sales

Auchan faces Russian complaints over meat quality

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Meat products samples, found in five Auchan outlets in Moscow and Moscow Oblast, contain excessive levels of E.coli, S.aureus, as well as tetracycline antibiotics, according to an investigation by Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor. 

Metro Cash & Carry has been fined for contaminated meat products

E. coli found in Russian Metro store

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The Russian veterinary service Rosselkhoznadzor has fined German retailer Metro Cash & Carry following the discovery of meat products contaminated with E. coli in the Adygea Republic. 

Concern over a cluster of salmonella enteritidis illnesses has sparked the recall

Major US chicken product recall

By Michelle Perrett

US company Aspen Foods, is recalling 1,978,680 pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken that may be contaminated with salmonella enteritidis.