A thousand animals unfit to travel are sent to slaughter annually in New Zealand (NZ), the country’s Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) has told this site.
Romanian meatpacker CIA Aboliv to post revenue of €18 million in 2017 – an increase of 20%from last year – and raise the share of exports in its sales to up to 15%, according to senior company representatives.
Kerala-based protein packer Meats Products of India has opened a “high-tech” slaughterhouse in a remote part of the country.
One of America’s biggest family-owned hog producers, Maschhoffs LCC, has appointed meat industry grandee Paul Fox as chief operating officer.
Plant-based meat producer Beyond Meat has won a major US listing deal for its ‘bleeding’ veg burger, almost doubling the number of stores it is available in.
Russia’s veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor has prohibited poultry exports from six regions, where highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) has been detected.
Oversupply in the turkey market has led to US producer Hormel Foods reporting a 2% drop in earnings and a 5% drop in profit for the second quarter of the year.
Private equity firm Insignia Capital Group has acquired Oregon-based meat snacks company Tillamook Country Smoker for an undisclosed sum.
The New Zealand Budget 2017 will provide millions of extra dollars for biosecurity investment, a move welcomed by the meat industry.
Star Ranch Angus beef brand, owned by Tyson Fresh Meats, has launched a new website for a six-month campaign encouraging American families to buy high-quality protein.