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20 September 2017
CETA Agreement Between Canada, EU Comes Into Force
CANADA & EU - The date of 21 September represents the start of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), reports Rebecca Oborne, AHDB Pork analyst....
15 September 2017
Seminar Provides Education on Quality, Value of US Pork
MEXICO - USMEF partnered with the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) to present a sales seminar for meat industry personnel in Mexico City....
FAO Praises High Quality of Belarus' Dairy, Meat Products
BELARUS - Belarusian dairy and meat products are of high quality, Raimund Jehle, FAO Regional Strategic Programmes Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia, told the media on 14 September....
01 September 2017
Premium Offer for Major Hong Kong Exhibition
HONG KONG - Premium beef, lamb, pork, sausages, ham and bacon from Britain will be heading to Hong Kong next week for one of the leading fine dining exhibitions in Asia....
30 August 2017
World Pork Expo: Consumer Perceptions About Food, Food Safety
ANALYSIS - How do consumers really feel about their food and beverage choices in the supermarket and restaurants?...
25 August 2017
Mexico Key to Expanding US Pork Exports
US - The director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services says hog markets are optimistic that the renegotiation of NAFTA will end positively but will be ready to react if things go badly, Bruce...
China Not on First List of McDonald's Antibiotics Cut
CHINA - Chinese diners may have to wait until 2027 to enjoy nuggets free of a certain antibiotics at McDonald's as the country is not among the markets where the chemical will be banned before that....
23 August 2017
Danish Crown Signs MoU with Alibaba Group’s Tmall
DENMARK - Yesterday, the world’s largest pork exporter Danish Crown signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Tmall, one of Alibaba Group’s business-to consumer e-marketplaces in China, at a ceremony...
22 August 2017
White House Announces Argentina to Open to US Pork; More Details to Follow
US - Last week, the White House announced in a news release that the US and Argentina have reached an agreement that will allow US pork to be exported to Argentina for the first time since 1992....
18 August 2017
QMS Highlights Health Benefits of Red Meat Through Video
UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has this week launched a new video highlighting the important role of beef, lamb and pork in a healthy diet....
Danish Crown, Tulip to Move Under One Roof
DENMARK - Since its founding in 1990, Danish Crown has become one of Denmark's largest companies....
17 August 2017
Ag Ministers' Continued Support Key to Pork Industry Success
CANADA - The Chair of the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board says the commitment of Canada's Agriculture Ministers to programmes that support trade will play a key role in the continued success of Canada's...
16 August 2017
Tyson Foods Announces Streamlining of Organisation; Growth Maximised
US - Tyson Foods, Inc. has streamlined its organisation in support of a growth strategy announced earlier this year, the company reported earlier this month. The new structure is designed around the company’s...
15 August 2017
China's Appetite Boost for UK Pig Farmers
CHINA & UK - British farmers will soon benefit from a major export deal with China as the United Kingdom's pork industry taps into growing demand in China for British produce....
14 August 2017
Passport Food Safety Solutions Partners with Predictive Analytics Innovation Leader PurePredictive
GLOBAL - PassTrac Analytics, a division of Passport Food Safety Solutions, Inc., announces its exclusive industry partnership with PurePredictive, an innovative company that uses a powerful predictive...
09 August 2017
Direct Interaction with Consumers Key to Dispelling Agricultural Myths
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, the Executive Director of Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan says, by interacting directly with consumers, those involved in agriculture have an opportunity set the record...
07 August 2017
Workshop Offers Variety Meat Ideas for Philippine Pork Processors
PHILIPPINES - Encouraging Philippine companies to use more US pork, USMEF organized a technical workshop on fibrinogen utilisation in variety meat for research and development departments, production operations...
31 July 2017
US Beef, Pork Popular Attractions at Food and Hotel Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Continuing its work to distinguish US red meat from competitors’ products in the ASEAN region, USMEF handed out samples of US beef and pork at Food and Hotel Viet Nam, one of the region’s...
21 July 2017
Governor of Iowa Kicks Off China Farm Mission
CHINA - Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds is leading a trade mission to China that will feature officials from groups representing the state's major agricultural producers....
13 July 2017
Seoul Food 2017 Highlights US Processed Pork, Branded Beef
SOUTH KOREA - With a focus on US processed pork and branded US beef, USMEF continued to build on its successes in South Korea by distributing information and handing out samples at Seoul Food 2017. ...
12 July 2017
Woodall’s Charcuterie Wins Coveted Good Pig Award
UK - Woodall’s Charcuterie has been awarded the prestigious Good Pig Award by the Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards. The awards, organised by the world’s leading animal welfare organisation, Compassion...
11 July 2017
Dutch Consumers Increasingly Interested in Chain Transparency
NETHERLANDS - The sixth edition of the "Vion Consumer Monitor" shows that consumers are very positive about the quality of Dutch meat: over 65 per cent judges this to be 'excellent'. ...
09 July 2017
Global Swine Industry Mourns Loss of Glenn Grimes
ANALYSIS - Dr. Glenn Grimes, a economic leader in the global swine industry, died July 2, 2017, at the age of 94. His phenomenal 60-year career included teaching, advising and consulting. ...
07 July 2017
EU Strikes Trade Deal with Japan; US Must Do Likewise, Says NPPC
US - Following this week's announcement by the European Union and Japan that they have reached agreement in principle on a trade pact, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) renewed its request that...
05 July 2017
Research Reveals Canadians' Increased Protein Consumption
CANADA - Results from the newest Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) report Canadians are consuming more of their calories from protein than they did over a decade ago. ...
Great Saskatchewan Bacon Festival Proceeds Benefit Youth
CANADA - Proceeds raised from this year's Great Saskatchewan Bacon Festival in Kipling will benefit a variety of community based youth projects, reports Bruce Cochrane....
03 July 2017
Chinese Mainland Pivotal in Hong Kong's Food Quality, Safety
HONG KONG - Food supplied by the Chinese mainland has played a crucial role in improving the livelihoods of residents in Hong Kong since its return to the nation 20 years ago, and the special administrative...
29 June 2017
Restaurants, Caterers Connect with US Pork at Foodservice Australia
AUSTRALIA - Working to distinguish US pork from competitors’ products and create interest among potential new customers in the Oceania region, USMEF offered tastings of various pork dishes at Foodservice...
Bacon Festival Winners Advance to Canadian Food Championships
CANADA - Three winning chefs from the 2017 Great Saskatchewan Bacon Festival now have the opportunity to advance to the Canadian Food Championships next month in Edmonton, Bruce Cochrane reports....
28 June 2017
Pork Industry Delegation Receives Encouraging Response
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, the General Manager of Manitoba Pork says members of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food appear supportive of industry efforts to...
 
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