Pisco made in Chile is still overwhelmingly a domestic drink, with more than 95% of pisco produced by Chile consumed in the country itself. But now, some of the country’s pisco producers are looking to expand to Europe and the UK, opening up a whole new...
As the UK government launches a new mentorship programme to encourage more food and beverage producers to boost their exports, British companies have a golden opportunity to expand overseas, companies say.
Western Meat Packers Group has welcomed a Western Australia (WA) Government grant for $300,000 to further facilitate the processing of offal and other products at its Western Meat Processors’ Cowaramup abattoir operation as part of a $10m expansion.
A senior official at the US Meat Export Federation has told GlobalMeatNews how he regrets small signs of recovery in the US-Russian meat trade have been snuffed out by the latest expansion of Moscow’s meat import ban.
By the end of 2014, pork imports from Germany to Ukraine could drop by 19.4% – to 29,000 tonnes (t), according to representatives of German Meat*, the joint export promotion body for the German meat industry.
Five more Chinese companies have filed requests with China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) to export meat products to Russia, as China’s meat sector sees growing export opportunities in the market.
Romanian Deputy Prime Minister Liviu Dragnea has announced plans by China to launch imports of sheep meat from Romania following last year’s signing of two agreements to export Romanian pork and cattle to the Chinese market.
Russia has lifted an official ban on US pork, but new measures have been imposed which may limit opportunities to supply. With tensions between the two countries continuing to grow, experts warned the future of pork supply remains unclear.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued yet another food
hazard warning over food products contaminated with the potential
carcinogen Sudan I. But in India, the country's spices board
reveals it is tackling the problem.
The International Pepper Community (IPC) - gathered in India this
week - has agreed to tackle falling pepper sales, aiming to get
quality standards accepted by importing and exporting countries all
around the world. IPC hopes on NPD...