Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Sales of New Zealand red meat increased 28% in May
New Zealand's red meat sector overcame a significant drop in export volumes to achieve sales of $1.1 billion during May, a 28% increase on 2021, according to an analysis by the Meat Industry Association (MIA).
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
5% drop in EU pig meat production numbers during Q1 2022
EU pig meat production figures in the first quarter of 2022 showed a decline of 5% year-on-year, as pig meat producers in the European Union continue to struggle with the cost of production versus an under par pig price.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Nutrient-rich coconut water may improve pig breeding and meat quality, study in Uganda claims
Using nutrient-rich coconut water to artificially inseminate female pigs could improve breeding and meat quality, a project carried out in Uganda found.
Monday, July 4, 2022
Canadian ground meat no longer required to have nutrition labels
Health Canada will exclude ground meat and poultry from the stricter nutrition labelling regulations that are scheduled to take effect by 2026, following harsh criticism from the local meat industry and other stakeholders, the National Post ...
Monday, July 4, 2022
Six meat processors in Oregon, US, get portion of US$2 million fund
The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) chose six Oregon, US meat processing business to receive a portion of US$2 million allocated by the Oregon Legislature.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
MMS and Bühler partnership to drive next generation of meat and dairy analogues
Swiss Bühler Group and MMS AG in Urdorf, Zurich, Switzerland, announced an innovation and technology partnership to drive the development of high functionality ingredients for sustainable meat and dairy analogues.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Lab-grown meat producer Eat Just unable to benefit from Malaysia's chicken export ban
US start-up Eat Just, a lab-grown meat producer authorised to sell its products in Singapore, was unable to benefit from Malaysia's imposed chicken export ban, as it does not have sufficient capacity to scale up production, the Financial Ti ...
Friday, June 24, 2022
Grant available once more to support meat processors in Ohio, US
Meat processors in Ohio, the United States, will — through a collaboration between the Ohio Department of Development (ODD) and the Ohio Department of Agriculture — have another opportunity to apply for a grant for expansion, tr ...
Friday, June 17, 2022
AgForce: Report confirms Australia's position as major red meat producer
AgForce has recently welcomed the latest report from the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework (ABSF).
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Industry investments - The impetus for expanding China's meat production
China's combined output of pork, beef, mutton and poultry in 2021 was 88.87 million tonnes, a 16.3% increase over 2020, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics.
Monday, June 13, 2022
USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service increased its projections for US red meat and poultry output
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has increased its projections for total US red meat and poultry output in its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) publication, with higher pro ...
Monday, June 13, 2022
FAO Meat Price Index hits all-time high in May
The FAO Meat Price Index averaged 122.0 points in May, up 0.6 points (0.5%) from April, thus setting a new all-time high that was driven by a steep rise in world poultry meat prices and more than offset declines in pig and ovine meat values ...
Friday, June 10, 2022
Chicken now the most popular meat consumed, surpassing pork and beef
US government data has showed that chicken consumption is estimated to hit 98 million metric tonnes, double the amount consumed in 1999 and three times the growth rate of pork and 10 times that of beef, Bloomberg reported.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
South Africa's poultry sector misses export opportunity due to failure to meet standards, says meat trade association
The South African poultry industry is "missing a massive opportunity" to export products as a result of it not meeting the health and safety standards required by trade blocs such as the European Union (EU), said the South African ...
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
UK consumers buying less meat and fish due to a worsening cost of living crisis
UK consumers are buying less meat, fish, and chicken as they are finding ways to save money due to a worsening cost of living crisis in the country, Reuters reported.

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