Meat

Cargill CEO David MacLennan said the world is at a critical tipping point

Cargill CEO stands up for free trade

By Oscar Rousseau

In a time of creeping protectionism threatening to destabilise the balance of free trade, David MacLennan, CEO of agri-business giant Cargill, has made an impassioned defence of global commerce.

Brazil said it was 'grateful China, Chile and Egypt have lifted meat import bans

Key markets lift ban on Brazilian meat

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazil has let out a sigh of relief this week after crucial export markets, including China and Egypt, lifted import bans imposed following alleged bribery of meat factory health inspectors. 

Polish meat processor ZM Henryk Kania specialises in ready-to-eat pork products

Polish meat processor posts record sales

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish meat processor ZM Henryk Kania has reported record sales of PLN1.29 billion (€303 million) for 2016, up 25.3% on last year.

The European Commission will audit Brazil's meat supply chain by mid-May

Leaders from Brazil and EU to tackle meat 'crisis'

By Oscar Rousseau

European Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis is in Brazil on a three-day mission to ensure imported food is safe for consumption, following claims Brazilian meat processors bribed government officials and sold rotten meat.

Mexico's temporary relaxation of beef import duty could be a big opportunity for exporters

Mexico eases beef trade tax

By Oscar Rousseau

The Mexican government will allow a huge volume of international beef to enter the country tax-free this year.

The business said it was 'forced' to pass on the price increase

German firms hikes plastic prices

By Oscar Rousseau

A German business making sealants for the food and drink industry said it plans to increase prices by 15% in April. 

Copa-Cogeca wants to see tougher import controls after the Brazilian meat scandal

Farm body wants ‘action’ after Brazil meat scandal

By Oscar Rousseau

EU farming body Copa-Cogeca has urged Brussels to enforce stronger action on Brazilian meat imports, following allegations that meat processors bribed government officials to turn a blind eye to rotten beef and poultry.

The Food Safety Forum: Powerful Packaging airs on 23 March

Food safety and packaging webinar airs today

By Rod Addy

Readers seeking packaging solutions to combat microbial spoilage and preserve and extend shelf-life can listen to the advice of three experts in the field in a free online forum set to air today (23 March).

European cured meats from Spain and Italy and wowing Japanese consumers

Smoked meat traders find export joy in Japan

By Kathryn Wortley

European dried, cured and smoked meat producers are poised for a rapid expansion of export sales to Japan, with growing demand for such products that cannot be satisfied by Japanese specialist producers.

The Romanian cattle farmer needs to expand in line with local and global meat demand

Romanian company to expand cattle farms

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Romanian cattle breeder Karpaten Meat Trading will expand its three beef farms in Sibiu to a total of 6,500 head thanks to rising demand for Angus beef.

Industry associations warn the Brazilian meat scandal could lead to job losses

Brazil meat scandal: trade hits back after police sting

By Mauro Fernandes

After a major investigation showed evidence of rotten meat being consumed in Brazil and exported over the last two years, Brazilian meatpacking industry associations have accused the police of exaggeration.

British steaks are on the rise in Cyprus thanks to it booming restaurant scene

Cypriot chefs receive a taste of British beef

By Aaron McDonald

A host of Cypriot chefs benefited from workshops in preparing and plating Quality Standard beef from Britain to cater to a growing number of tourists. 

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