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19 February 2018
Increase in pig price fully justified
Chairman of IFA Pigs Committee, Tom Hogan, has said the pig price must rise over the coming days and weeks, and that this rise is fully justified....
16 February 2018
The latest meat processing trends uncovered at Foodex 2018
Visitors to the NEC, Birmingham in April can discover a wide range of new technological innovations to meet growing consumers demands....
13 February 2018
Surge in alternative proteins as Nestlé and Tesco praised by investors for plant-based shift
London, 13 February 2018 - As alternative proteins become mainstream, Nestlé and Tesco are named the best declared companies, while Costco has been called out for its inadequate response...
06 February 2018
Public benefits of organic farming need formal recognition
The public benefits offered to the UK by organic agriculture need to be properly recognised and rewarded by government post-Brexit, according to leading organic certifier OF&G....
05 February 2018
Food-chain specialist: Communicate the emotional side of pork production, not the technical
The food supply chain has changed dramatically in the past 20 years. “It’s so much more complex and consumer driven,” said Justin Ransom, supply chain strategist. “Today’s consumer can ask for...
22 January 2018
Pork and chicken flood Russia’s markets
Meat production in Russia continues to grow steadily with large-scale farms and corporate agricultural companies being the main contributors to this success. ...
19 January 2018
Pork producers need to proactively communicate with consumers to change the dialogue
Pork producers and swine veterinarians need to take a more active role in consumers’ food conversations for them to get an accurate picture of how pigs are raised, said Tamika Sims, PhD, director of...
18 January 2018
NFU urges restoration of organic livestock welfare standard
The NFU board says consistency issues threaten the viability of organic family farmers so urge the US Department of Agriculture to reverse their recent withdrawal of the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices....
17 January 2018
British Pork – the real deal for a tasty meal
The NPA has announced the winner of its competition to find a new slogan for the next banner campaign for Great British Pork....
12 January 2018
AHDB reports challenging year ahead for Brazil's pig industry
With two of Brazil's largest export markets looking to expand their own domestic pork production, AHDB predicts an uncertain future for Brazil's export value....
11 January 2018
New AHDB guides aid nutritional promotion of red meat
Guidance on exactly what health claims can be made about beef, lamb and pork have been compiled by AHDB to help retailers, processors and producers promote red meat....
02 January 2018
The USDA continues to develop precision monitoring scheme
Precision farming utilises modern monitoring methods, such as 3-D, heat sensitive cameras, to track individual animal feed consumption, movement, temperature, sickness, weight, among other factors. The...
15 December 2017
Rural pig farmer calls out misleading supermarket branding
Richard Baugh of Woodside Farm, Nottinghamshire, takes on Tesco in battle over misleading product branding. In an interview with the BBC, Mr Baugh explains the controversy....
08 December 2017
Pork demand remains steady as signs point to strong fourth quarter
DES MOINES, Iowa – Pig farmers and food production companies alike are wrapping up a successful 2017 that continues to show steady consumer demand for pork. The summer grilling season ended strongly,...
01 December 2017
British pork in spotlight in Shanghai
The pork supply chain and quality British pork took centre stage at one of the biggest food and hospitality shows in China last month....
De Groene Weg launches EKO code for pork supply chain
De Groene Weg, subsidiary of Vion Food Group that focuses exclusively on organic meat, launches an EKO code for its pork supply chain on 1 January 2018. On Wednesday (November 28) a meeting about this...
29 November 2017
Industrial Strategy recognises importance of UK food production
On Monday (27 November), the NFU confirmed that the Industrial Strategy White Paper contains positive recognition that the British food and farming industry can play an even greater role in the country’s...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Proposed new U.S. grade system
The USDA has proposed a new pork grade system, where new categorises are proposed: Prime, Chioce and Select. An article on the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Website by Rick Stein, Vice President of Fresh...
28 November 2017
Pig farmers pay it forward ham by ham
Second annual #HamsAcrossAmerica campaign kicks off in Iowa. Today, the National Pork Board, the Iowa Pork Producers Association, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and PrairieFresh® Premium Pork joined forces to...
24 November 2017
UK poised to ship trotters to China
The UK has been given the green light to ship pork products to China, AHDB announced yesterday....
Omega-3 enriched meat fit for market
According to a recent report from Kansas State University, scientists from the university have successfully developed an Omega-3 enriched diet for pigs that allows subsequent meat products to maintain...
20 November 2017
Animal Welfare: bringing consumer attitudes to the supply chain
Last week, the Winterbotham Darby Animal Welfare Media Round Table took place in London’s Covent Garden – a bustling agricultural trade centre in its past. The event brought together a number of industry...
09 November 2017
Regulation of the 'Family Farming' seal
Following confusion over the differentiation of products from Family Farming, the Ministry of Agribusiness of the Nation have regulated, through Resolution 330-E / 2017, the use of the seal "Produced by...
08 November 2017
Agromed appoints Japan Nutrition as distributor for OptiCell®
Agromed Austria, a leading provider of premium natural feed additives, has signed a distribution agreement with Japan Nutrition (JNC), under which they will actively market OptiCell® to the livestock...
25 October 2017
NFU responds to EU Council conclusions on Brexit negotiations
NFU President, Meurig Raymond, said: “With less than a year and a half until our departure from the EU, farmers and growers are fast running out of patience with both parties over the Article 50 negotiations....
23 October 2017
'Meat Day' Promotions Bump Sales of US Pork, Beef at Supermarkets
JAPAN - Reaching consumers interested in trying new cuts of US pork and beef at a special celebration of meat, USMEF partnered with a major supermarket chain to conduct a "Meat Day" sales promotion in...
20 October 2017
Opportunities Revealed for US Beef, Pork in European Markets at Anuga
GERMANY - While the overall focus of Anuga 2017 was on new products and innovation, USMEF expanded its strategy at the five-day food show to identify opportunities for US beef and pork in Europe and surrounding...
17 October 2017
Record-breaking Anuga for AHDB Exports
GERMANY - A record number of meat exporters joined AHDB at Anuga, the world’s biggest food trade fair, in Cologne, Germany last week (7-11 October)....
16 October 2017
Philippine Importers, Distributors Educated on Attributes of US Pork, Beef
PHILIPPINES - Helping importers, distributors and foodservice companies in the Philippines gain a better understanding of the value and availability of US pork, beef and lamb, USMEF conducted a U.S. Meat...
Cranswick Supports Porkstock 2017
UK - Cranswick, Headline Sponsors of Porkstock 2017, challenged students from Wayland Academy in Norfolk to design their own winning sausage flavours. ...
 
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