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AppointmentZinpro names Cibele Torres as Poultry Research Nutritionist
USA, Eden Prairie. She provides poultry nutrition research support to customers and helps direct the company’s poultry nutrition research for these areas.
OverviewShort-term outlook for EU meat markets
BELGIUM, Brussels. A continued small increase in beef production and higher imports are expected to lead to a slightly higher utilisation of beef. Pigmeat supply grows while exports struggle to follow, keeping prices down.
BrexitThe EU may export less pork to the UK
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The pork production in UK is growing.
AssumptionsCMC contradicts Canada Food Price 2019 Report
CANADA, Ottawa, On. The misleading report makes assumptions of red meat industry pricing, which the CMC opposes.
SustainabilityMaple Leaf urges action on climate change
CANADA, Mississauga. Maple Leaf Foods reinforced its commitment to environmental leadership as one of 50 major global businesses, and the only protein company, which have published an open letter to the world's governments urging greater collaboration in the fight against climate change.
StatementNPPC testifies in support of USMCA
USA, Washington. Exports of US pork and other American agricultural goods to Canada and Mexico are expected to grow under the new US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) testified at a hearing on the trade deal held by the International Trade Commission (ITC).
EconomyTrade war has implications on pork consumption
USA, Chicago. Americans are losing their taste for chicken and eating more beef and pork as President Trump’s trade wars reduce US pork exports to China and Mexico and leave cheaper bacon and ribs at home.
PorkFeeder pig producers under financial pressure
CANADA, Oakville, MB. Two major feeder pig producers, Denmark and Netherlands, are under financial pressure.
CPTPPAustralia joins as sixth nation
AUSTRALIA, Barton. The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has been concluded after Australia became the sixth and final nation to complete its ratification.
CargillIndustry-first robotic cattle driver developped
USA, Wichita, Kan. Robots shall improve animal welfare and employee safety.
Maple Leaf FoodsAcquisition of Cericola Farms closed
CANADA, Mississauga. Company builds market leadership in raised without antibiotics and organic value-added chicken.
KraftNew President for Kraft Heinz Canada
USA, Chicago. The food giant tapped Nina Barton as the company’s next President effective 1 January, 2019.
CanadaStronger trade to the EU
CANADA, Ottawa. Canada is strengthening trade with the European Union (EU) to seize opportunities for its farmers.
BeefUS August exports soar to new heights
USA, Denver, Co. US beef exports set new records in August with export value topping $750 mill. for the first time.
ExpansionMaple Leaf to aquire Viau Foods
CANADA, Mississauga, On. Maple Leaf Foods Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire VIAU Foods, a Canadian market leader in premium Italian cooked, dry-cured and charcuterie meats for a purchase price of $215 mill., including $30 mill. in Maple Leaf stock.
AnnouncementUS-Mexico-Canada trade agreement
USA, Washington. US and Canada closed a deal to salvage NAFTA as a trilateral pact with Mexico, rescuing a three-country, $1.2 trillion open-trade zone that had been about to collapse after nearly a quarter century.
ASFShifts in global protein market
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. The spread of African Swine Fever in China – and more recently to Belgium (close to France and Germany) – has substantially altered the outlook for the pork industry around the world.
DetailsTrade damage estimate calculations
USA, Washington, DC. US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released a detailed accounting of how the USDA calculated estimated damage from trade disruptions.
ASFIndustry works on prevention and response
USA, Ames, Ia. The pork industry organizations have developed a list of actions that could help prevent and then, if needed, respond to an African swine fever (ASF) incursion.