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08 May 2019
Arla Makes Over a Billion Pieces of Packaging More Sustainable
EUROPE - Dairy products in the fridges of European households are getting better for the environment. By the end of the year, across six countries, Arla is making 600 million fresh milk cartons renewable and 560 million yogurt pots recyclable, cutting...
IFA Says Glanbia Must be Leading Payer, Not Just Leading Player
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said a huge level of anger was building up among Glanbia suppliers over milk price. ...
Sensor can Detect Spoiled Milk Before Opening
US - Expiration dates on milk could eventually become a thing of the past with new sensor technology from Washington State University scientists....
07 May 2019
Rokiskio Suris to Invest €10m in 2019 to Step Up Exports
LITHUANIA - Rokiskio Suris, a leading Lithuanian dairy group, plans to invest €10.1 million in expansion this year. ...
Mugabe Dairy Firm Sings Blues
ZIMBABWE - Alpha Omega Dairy, a company owned by former President Robert Mugabe, is singing the blues with operations at below capacity and low uptake of its products in the market....
Cattle Soon to be Removed from Essential-goods List
MYANMAR - The government will soon remove cattle from the country’s list of essential goods, paving the way for the liberalisation of the trading and export of livestock, especially to China, where demand is strong....
Events Help Create Demand for US Beef in Shanghai’s Foodservice Sector
CHINA - Working to build demand for US beef in the Chinese foodservice sector, USMEF participated in the Shanghai Nissei Food Show and sponsored a media reception celebrating a catering company’s anniversary of serving US beef. ...
06 May 2019
Belarus to Set Up Dairy Facility in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - Belarus has set its sights on establishing a state-of-the-art dairy facility in Zimbabwe as part of its efforts to improve milk production in the country....
Last Hock Lam Beef Outlet Set to Close
SINGAPORE - Labour woes have claimed yet another food and beverage establishment, with Hock Lam Beef at Alexandra Retail Centre (ARC) set to close on July 11, the date its lease at the mall ends....
DSCC Fixes Beef Price at Tk 525
BANGLADESH - The Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) today fixed the prices of beef at Tk 525 and buffalo at Tk 480 for the holy Ramadan, which are Tk 75 and Tk 60 higher respectively than the last year’s prices. ...
Activities in Mexico’s Largest Cities Promote Quality of US Red Meat
MEXICO - Sharing the quality, value and availability of US beef, pork and lamb with retail and foodservice professionals, USMEF recently participated in three activities in major cities across Mexico....
03 May 2019
CME: Slaughter Cow Prices Up Sharply in late April
US - Slaughter (cull) cow prices jumped sharply in late April, which was surprising relative to normal season price trends for cows at this time of year, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
BurgerFuel Launches Plant-based Beef Burger
NEW ZEALAND - BurgerFuel enters an exciting new frontier this week with the launch of their plant-based beef burger – the Beyond Beleaf....
Live Export Industry Braces for Cost of Fewer Cattle on Ships
AUSTRALIA - As of 1 June, the number of cattle allowed onboard live export ships will be reduced, in a decision industry says makes no sense and will hurt the hip-pocket of exporters and producers....
Livestock Farming has Key Role in Tackling Climate Change
SCOTLAND, UK - The intrinsic role of livestock production in Scotland as part of the solution to tackling climate change is being emphasised by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
Food Safety Issues Carry Increasingly High Risks for Suppliers
GLOBAL - The financial risks and costs associated with food safety are increasing and food suppliers will face continued increases in food safety costs over the coming years....
02 May 2019
CME: Choice Boxed Beef Prices Strong During W1-W17/2019
US - Choice boxed beef prices have been strong in the first 17 weeks of 2019, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Report Calls for Urgent Action to Avert AMR Crisis
GLOBAL - Early this week, UN, international agencies and experts released a groundbreaking report demanding immediate, coordinated and ambitious action to avert a potentially disastrous drug-resistance crisis....
Warm Temperatures See Dairy Production Levels Dive
NEW ZEALAND - Hot weather earlier in the year is being blamed for a marked drop in dairy production during March, compared with the same period last year. ...
Spot Checks Pilot Adds Weight to Quality Assurance Standards
SCOTLAND, UK - The organisations which represent Scotland’s cattle and sheep farmers are backing a move by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) to pilot a spot checks visits programme as part of its Cattle and Sheep Quality Assurance Scheme. ...
IFA Says Taoiseach's Words Must be Backed Up by Action
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said the acknowledgement by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar that funding was required to address the Brexit crisis for beef farmers was significant, but it must be followed by action....
01 May 2019
CME: Several Factors Affect Cattle Industry in 2019
US - Tight hay stocks, poor feedlot performance, and strong winter storms have taken its toll on many throughout the cattle industry this year, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Chronic Oversupply, Depressed Prices Plague Dairy Industry
US - In response to sustained depressed milk prices, chronic oversupply, farm-level consolidation, and a wave of farm closures, the US House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture yesterday held a hearing on the state of the dairy economy....
Culinary Training Introduces Indonesian Chefs to New Ideas for Serving US Pork, Beef
SINGAPORE - Introducing US beef and pork cuts and menu ideas to Indonesian chefs, USMEF conducted a US meat culinary programme in Singapore. ...
Food Packaging Claims Mislead Consumers with Ideas of Health
GLOBAL - Researchers have found that the type of healthy claims on certain food products can be completely uncorrelated with actual nutritional quality. ...
IFA Protest at Cabinet Meeting Start of Farmer Rebellion Against Brexit Losses
IRELAND - Addressing the IFA protest on Brexit losses outside the Cabinet meeting in Cork today, IFA President Joe Healy accused the Taoiseach and the Government of failing beef farmers who have suffered losses of €100m from Brexit....
30 April 2019
CME: Total Commercial Cattle Slaughter in March Down
US - The official USDA-NASS statistics for US beef, pork and poultry production were released last week, which allows us to finalise the numbers for Q1 supplies, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Russia Defies EEC Resolution on Belarusian Dairy Products
RUSSIA - Russia has refused to comply with the decision of the Eurasian Economic Commission on admission of Belarusian dairy products to its market, the first deputy chief of staff at Russian government, Sergei Prikhodko, said on 28 April, "Prime" reports....
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