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.

US plant-based meat sales on the rise

US plant-based meat sales on the rise

By Aidan Fortune

Sales of plant-based meats in the US have risen 6% year-on-year, according to new data from Nielsen, the Plant Based Foods Association and The Good Food Institute. 

DBAG said Abbelen is the largest manufacturer of chilled meatballs in Germany

German group buys two meat companies

By Oscar Rousseau

Private equity group Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) has swooped on two family-run meat firms in a bid to create a chilled foods "market leader" in Europe.

Deanna Leven, HCC, (left) said the news is


Canada’s Welsh lamb deal ‘significant’

By Oscar Rousseau

A deal for Randall Parker Foods to supply over 300 Canadian stores with lamb has been hailed as a "major" moment by Welsh levy board Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC).

The business admitted it may have expanded into regions too early

Miratorg cuts retail chain across Russia

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian meat giant and agricultural holding company Miratorg has stopped the roll-out of its retail project, as most of the meat shops appeared to be unprofitable, according to the company’s management.

The decision has been made to address the rising problem of cardiovascular disease in the country

Norwegian government strikes deal with food vendors on salt in meat

By Gerard O’Dwyer, in Helsinki

Negotiations between grocery food chains in Norway and the country’s ministry of health have resulted in a landmark voluntary agreement under which food retailers will remove salt from ground beef and other minced meat products.

The outbreak has been linked to Danish food Jørn A Rullepølser A/S

Danish government orders full report on listeria outbreak

By Gerard O’Dwyer

Denmark’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries (MFAF) has ordered food authorities, including the country’s food product agency Fødevarestyrelsen and Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (DVFA) to deliver a joint report by September 1 that...


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