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14 December 2018
CME: Beef Prices Up by Less Than Tenth of a Percent
US - The Department of Labor released consumer price data for November on Wednesday, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
JV Between FrieslandCampina, Millán Vicente for Spanish Cheese Business
SPAIN & PORTUGAL - Dutch Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. announced the acquisition of Spanish-based cheese co-packer and distributor Millán Vicente. ...
Arla Acquires Branded Cheese Business from Mondeléz International
MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA - The deal is set to significantly strengthen Arla’s position in the Middle East and North Africa, giving access to new product categories, new markets and a state-of-the-art production site....
Massive Growth Prospects for China's Dairy Market Over Next Five Years
CHINA - China will see significant growth potential in the consumption of organic milk, yogurt and cheese products, fueled by increasing demand for premium products from quality-conscious consumers, according to a new report....
Consumers Increasingly Interested in Basics of Food Production
CANADA - The Coordinator of the Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre says consumers are increasingly interested in learning the basics of food production....
Study: Organic Food Worse for Climate
SWEDEN - Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required. ...
13 December 2018
NCBA Hails Congressional Approval of 2018 Farm Bill
US - Senate and House lawmakers approved the 2018 Farm Bill, including important mandatory funding for animal disease prevention and preparedness efforts. US President Trump is reportedly expected to sign the legislation into law in the coming days....
Agreement Reached Between IFA, Ag Minister to Publish Factories Guilty of Trim Offences
IRELAND - Following negotiations, agreement has been reached between the IFA and Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed in relation to the publication of the factories which committed trim offences....
GIRA Forecasts Strong Global Demand for Meat
GLOBAL - A growing global population and increasing incomes are expected to be key drivers behind the continued growth in global demand for meat, according to global meat market specialists GIRA....
Self-developed Milk Powder Comes to Local Market
CHINA - The city of Wuxi, Jiangsu province, hosted a press conference yesterday to announce that its self-developed milk powder "Carecoming", based in New Zealand, Australia, has come to the local market, the Wuxi Daily reported....
Farm Bureau Board Endorses USMCA Agreement
US - The board of directors of the American Farm Bureau Federation yesterday recommended swift passage of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement....
12 December 2018
McDonald’s Announces Policy to Eliminate Overuse of Antibiotics in Beef
US - As one of the world’s largest restaurant companies, McDonald’s has the opportunity to use its scale to tackle some of the most complicated challenges facing people, animals and the planet - and help drive industry-wide progress....
Low Levels of Cattle Imports for Further Production
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - During November 2018, there were 440 male store cattle imported from the Republic of Ireland for further production on Northern Irish farms, which takes the total for the year to date to 2,696 head....
Seminars Aim to Expand Role of US Beef, Pork on China’s Menus
CHINA - Helping chefs in China’s restaurant sector gain new ideas for red meat dishes and sharing with them the attributes US beef and pork bring to those dishes, USMEF organised a pair of seminars in Shanghai led by Chef Jay McCarthy....
11 December 2018
CME: Sharp Rise in Cattle Slaughter During W49/2018, Highest Since 2010
US - Cattle slaughter was sharply higher last week as packers and feedlots looked to get caught up after smaller than expected slaughter in the previous two weeks, Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports....
Dairy, Meat Products Lead Manufacturing Fall
NEW ZEALAND - A fall in dairy and meat products pushed overall manufacturing sales down for the September 2018 quarter, Stats NZ has reported....
UK Continues to be Net Beef Importer
UK - The UK is a net importer of beef with 212,337 tonnes imported during the first nine months of 2018 while 80,810 tonnes of beef products were exported, according to the latest available information from HMRC....
First sustainable Dairy Village of Indonesia Initiated by Frisian Flag Indonesia
INDONESIA - The first Dairy Village of Indonesia was opened today as part of the Dairy Development Programme of Frisian Flag Indonesia (FFI) - a subsidiary of FrieslandCampina....
Dairy UK, PTF Launch New Codes of Practice to Safeguard Cheese, Cream Standards
UK - Dairy UK and the Provision Trade Federation (PTF) have launched two new industry Codes of Practice on compositional standards for cheeses and creams....
Aussie Beef in High Demand Due to America's Love of Burgers
AUSTRALIA - In Western Australia a new abattoir in the Kimberley region has gone from strength to strength, despite it being a year of tough market conditions where Australia's largest cattle company pulled the plug on its Northern Territory abattoir....
10 December 2018
CME: US Beef Exports Declined Compared to During Summer
US - A couple of days ago we offered an update on US beef import statistics and outlook for next year, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
US Beef Exports Still Red-Hot
US - US beef exports remained on a record-shattering value pace in October, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF. ...
Govt of Canada Announces Phase II of Dairy Farm Investment Programme
CANADA - Canada’s dairy sector is vital to the economy, adding over $20 billion in 2017 and directly creating over 40,000 jobs and supporting hundreds of thousands of jobs indirectly, particularly in rural Canadian communities. ...
Lack of Strong Value Addition, Infrastructure Hurting Dairy Farmers
RWANDA - Dairy farmers are not sure whether their milk produce will be bought or not because of lack of enough processing facilities and infrastructure....
Case for Commitment on Winter/Spring Milk Price Getting Stronger, Says IFA Dairy Chairman
IRELAND - On Friday (7 December), IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said that despite the Ornua PPI showing it lags behind firming powder trends for November, co-op board members preparing to decide on their November milk price must note that the...
Innovation, Joint Action Needed to Achieve Sustainable Agriculture, Food Systems
GLOBAL - "No country alone will be able to overcome all the challenges we face fully, so we must act globally. Nobody must be left behind," FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said Friday (7 December) in remarks to member states....
New Cargill Protein HQ Opens Door to Future
US - With a new headquarters of its North American protein operations, Cargill is focused on inspiring the future of protein. ...
China Paves Way in Agricultural Technology
CHINA - New initiatives, farming advances and educational programs are helping to feed the developing world....
 
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