The FSA will discuss the BTOM from a Welsh perspective. Source: Alasdair James/Getty Images

FSA to discuss Border Target Operating Model from Welsh perspective

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

Tomorrow, 11 May, the Welsh Food Advisory Committee, which is part of the Food Standards Authority (FSA), will discuss the new Border Target Operating Model (BTOM), a government document which will determine food safety standards between the UK and the...

Scotland has delayed their Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) until 2024. Source: Terri Lee-Shield Photography/Getty Images

Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) delayed until 2024

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) has been delayed. The scheme, which had been due to start in August, will not now begin until 1 March 2024. The delay is proving controversial, with many campaign groups speaking out against it. However, some drinks...

Irish beef exports are now valued at nearly €2.5bn and represent a fifth of all exports

Growing meat exports help Ireland to record year

By Helen Gilbert

Increased volumes of beef, pigmeat and sheepmeat helped the value of Irish food and drink exports reach a record high of €12.6bn last year – a rise of 13%, figures from the Irish Food Board have shown.

Rabobank: China's production decline a 'wake-up call' to inspire machinery investment

China’s production decline sparks import boom

By Oscar Rousseau

The global poultry industry is entering a period of enhanced market conditions as China’s historic production slump brings a welcome buoyancy to a string of poultry exporters.

Poland could be worth €59m to QSM lamb exporters by 2020

Lamb takes off in Poland

By Oscar Rousseau

Poland could be a gold mine for lamb exporters, and UK levy board AHDB Beef & Lamb has been celebrated for generating meat demand in the eastern EU state.

The threat of Avian Influenza hasn't impacted the global poultry outlook

Strong outlook predicted for poultry industry

By Chloe Ryan

The outlook for the global poultry industry is strong, despite concerns over avian influenza (AI), according to the latest Poultry Quarterly Q3 report from Rabobank. 

Top 10 global trade stories of 2014

Top 10 global trade stories of 2014

By Georgi Gyton

As 2014 draws to a close GlobalMeatNews looks back at some of the biggest international trade stories to make the headlines this year. From Russia’s ban on meat imports in August, to the opening of the US market for EU beef, we’ve compiled a round-up...

UK sets new record for pork exports

By Georgi Gyton

The UK has set a new record for exports of pork and pork products, achieving its highest monthly figure since 1998.

UK sheep meat exports rose in 2013

UK sheep meat breaks 100,000t export barrier

By Ed Bedington

Sheep meat exports from the UK continued to boom in 2013, with the country’s producers celebrating breaking the 100,000t barrier for the first time since 1999.

Danish pig production and exports

Focus on Denmark

Danish pig production and exports

By Carina Perkins speaks to Karsten Flemin, market analyst at the Danish Agriculture & Food Council, about trends in Danish pig production and exports

US beef exports slide

US beef exports slide

By Flemmich Webb

US beef exports fell in March compared to same time last year, but increased slightly in value, according to statistics released by the US Department for Agriculture (USDA).

US-Russia trade disputes: a view from exporters

US-Russia trade disputes: a view from exporters

By Ed Bedington talks to Phillip Seng, president and CEO of the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF), about the difficulties that the US is facing when it comes to exporting meat to Russia.

European outlook: Interview with UECBV secretary general

European outlook: Interview with UECBV secretary general

By Carmen Paun speaks to Jean-Luc Mériaux, secretary general of the European Livestock and Meat Trading Union (UECBV) about the priority markets for EU meat exports, and some of the challenges faced by European exporters and producers.

US meat exports see value increase

US meat exports: value up, but volumes slow

By Carina Perkins

US meat exports volumes remained sluggish in September, but an increase in value meant that revenues for the third quarter remained ahead of last year’s record figures, according to USDA statistics.


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