Thursday, May 18, 2023
Innovasea acquires UK-based aquaculture tech firm, Aquanetix
US-based aquaculture technology and equipment company, Innovasea, has recently completed the acquisition of Aquanetix, a prominent aquaculture software company based in the UK, IntraFish reported.
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
UK's Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre unveils support for six more projects
The Scotland, UK-based Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has announced support for another six innovation projects valued at £2.5 million (US$3.1 million), bringing the total number of research and development initiative ...
Monday, May 15, 2023
UK considers expanding poultry meat imports from Brazil
The UK is deliberating the possibility of increasing its imports of poultry meat products from Brazil, following revised poultry meat quotas for Brazil set to come into effect in July, Food Safety News reported.
Thursday, May 11, 2023
UK and India sign agreement for joint research programmes in aquaculture
The UK and India have signed a landmark agreement aimed at fostering development of joint research programmes, including the use of UK technology to detect diseases in shrimp aquaculture, The Fish Site reported.
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
China looks to South Africa to reduce grain reliance on US, Ukraine
China's COFCO Group, the country's largest food processor, manufacturer, and trader, has imported its first shipload of South African feed corn as Beijing looks to friendly nations to lower its grain reliance on the US and war-torn Ukraine, ...
Monday, May 8, 2023
Canadian farmers plan biggest wheat crop in 20 years due to Ukraine conflict
This year, Canadian farmers expect to plant the largest wheat crop in more than two decades due to strong wheat demand, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported.
Monday, May 8, 2023
New Zealand-UK FTA positively received by NZ red meat sector
New Zealand's red meat sector has welcomed a free trade agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the United Kingdom, saying it will deliver a major boost to Kiwi exports by eventually allowing tariff-free access for beef and lamb into the UK ...
Monday, May 8, 2023
Roslin Institute experts advise UK government on bird flu
Scientists from the Roslin Institute have played a key role in developing a plan to support the UK government in managing bird flu, the institute said.
Friday, May 5, 2023
UK's NOAH emphasises benefit of animal vaccines with vaccination guideline
The United Kingdom's National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) is promoting the impact that vaccines have on sustainable farming, production and animal welfare through its Livestock Vaccination Guideline for on-farm use.
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Brazilian poultry exports to UK to resume after four-year hiatus
Carlos Favaro, Brazil's Minister of Agriculture, has announced that Brazilian poultry exports to the UK, which ceased in 2017, will be re-launched this year, MercoPress reported.
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
UK introduces ASF communication campaign reaching out to Romanian community
The United Kingdom's Defra has introduced a new African swine fever (ASF) communications campaign targeting the UK's Romanian community, in response to concerns over the specific of imported pork from Romania.
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
MHP Ukraine announces US$230 million loss for 2022
MHP, Ukraine's largest poultry processor, announced a net loss of US$231 million in 2022, compared to a profit of US$393 million the previous year in its annual report, Poultry World reported.
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
EU Commission meets member state officials to address issue linked to redirection of Ukraine's cereal, oilseed exports
European Commission Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski met with Ukrainian officials and representatives of five EU member states which border Ukraine and are affected by the increas ...
Thursday, April 27, 2023
UK closes Farne Islands following avian flu found among bird population
The United Kingdom's Farne Islands are to remain closed until the end of the summer after avian flu was detected among the local bird population.
Monday, April 24, 2023
UK pork imports decline by over 15,000 tonnes year-on-year in February
The UK imported just under 56,700 tonnes of pork in February 2023, a drop of almost 5,000 tonnes (8%) from levels in January, as imports have decreased by over 15,000 tonnes (21%) since February 2022, UK Agriculture and Horticulture Develop ...

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