Ukraine’s grain and poultry giant MHP has submitted an application to Poland’s competition watchdog UOKiK to obtain the body’s approval for its plan to take over Polish poultry meat producer and processor KZD Exdrob.
Demand for alternative proteins – beyond traditional meat, fish and dairy sources – is expanding across Europe as consumers turn to products they view as healthier and more environmentally friendly and food makers work to drive excitement through innovation.
One size does not fit all when marketing meat alternatives, say researchers. Manufacturers need to decide whether they should target price conscious consumers, healthy eaters, taste driven individuals, eco-friendly greens, organic shoppers or vegetarians.
Russian meat producers believe the negative trends in the country’s economy, including a high level of inflation and a fall in the real incomes of the population, together with a rise of prices for meat products, may cut the demand in the domestic meat...
Poland’s average meat consumption is forecast to increase to 71 kilograms (kg) per capita in 2014, a rise of some 3.5kg compared with a year earlier, according to figures released by the country’s Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics (IERiGZ).
People living in rich countries should eat half as much meat as they usually do in order for people in poor countries to eat more without harming the environment, according to a new United Nations report.
Opportunities and bottlenecks for sustainable food