Monday, July 22, 2024
Beef processing expansion in southern Australia drives national slaughter increase
Significant increases in beef processing capacity in the Australian states of Victoria, South Australia, and southern regions of New South Wales are contributing to this year's expanding national slaughter rate, currently at around 140,000 ...
Wednesday, July 17, 2024
JBS Foods Canada to invest $90 million for beef patty processing line at Alberta, Canada facility
An incentive programme from the government of Alberta, Canada, is making it possible for a major beef processing plant in Brooks to increase its production capacity.
Monday, July 15, 2024
USDA projects US beef output at 26.7 billion pounds, pork at 28.1 billion pounds for 2024
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has increased its 2024 US red meat production forecast, while lowering the outlook for poultry.
Monday, July 15, 2024
Alberta, Canada beef organisation gets government backing to expand food safety programme
The governments of Canada and province Alberta are supporting Alberta Beef Producers in expanding its food safety and certification programme.
Friday, July 12, 2024
China and Brazil to launch pilot scheme for sustainable beef production
China, the world's largest beef importer, and Brazil, the biggest supplier, will initiate a pilot scheme aimed at making beef production more sustainable, Reuters reported.
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Canada Beef gets $5.8 million government funds to promote Canadian beef internationally
Canada's Federal Agriculture Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, announced over $6 million of support funds for the Canadian beef industry on July 8.
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Argentina's economic strain shifts meat consumption from beef to chicken
Argentina, renowned for its high beef consumption, is experiencing a significant shift as households turn to cheaper chicken to make their budgets last longer, Bloomberg reported.
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
US sees minor year-to-date drop in beef production with smallest cattle herd on record
Year-to-date US beef production has only declined 0.1% (one tenth of a percent) compared to last year, despite the smallest cattle herd in the United States on record.
Monday, June 24, 2024
Bion, Stovall Ranching Companies team up to produce eco-friendly US, Montana beef
Stovall Ranching Companies, that includes diversified family ranches in Montana, the United States, and Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc., a leader in advanced livestock waste treatment and resource recovery technology, announced they w ...
Thursday, June 20, 2024
China expands to more overseas exporters to source beef
China has pushed efforts on the diversification of beef imports in 2024, with more exporters in countries such as Australia and Russia having been approved to sell beef to China.
Thursday, June 20, 2024
Australian Bureau of Statistics significantly changes assessment of country's beef herd size
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has radically altered its assessment of beef herd size in Australia, following changes in data collection and methodology.
Monday, June 10, 2024
Global beef production to decline in late 2024, supporting price increases
Global beef production is projected to decrease in the second half of 2024, providing support to global prices, according to a new report by agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank, Beef Central reported.
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Cargill shifts beef production amid strike at Canadian plant
Cargill Inc is redirecting beef production to other facilities following a weeklong strike that halted operations at its Canadian plant in Guelph, Ontario, Bloomberg reported.
Wednesday, June 5, 2024
China not accepting beef from JBS USA subsidiary in Colorado, US
China has, as of May 27, ceased accepting exports from the Swift Beef Co. facility in Greeley, Colorado, the United States, according to the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
Friday, May 31, 2024
Malaysia allocates US$3.2 million to drive beef self-sufficiency in Sabah and nationwide
Malaysia's Agriculture and Food Security Ministry (KPKM) has approved an allocation of RM15 million (US$3.2 million) to support efforts in increasing the self-sufficiency rate (SSR) of beef in Sabah and the country as a whole by 2030.

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