Alle Nachrichten und Hintergründe
Belgium votes to ban kosher and halal slaughter
BELGIUM, Brussels. Prohibition will be effective in 2019.
Poor results continue
FINLAND, Turku. Cash flow declined partially due to investment in the Finland-based Rauma poultry plant.
More cash for pigs
DENMARK, Randers. Danish Crown chairman Erik Bredholt called the scheme a win-win-deal.
Accles & Shelvoke Ltd. acquired
Denmark, Kolding. New owners for the world’s leading manufacturer of stunning tools.
New robot pulls ribs from pork bellies
DENMARK, Taastrup. Danish Meat Research Institute has developed a robot that pull single ribs from pork bellies. It eliminates some of the physically demanding work at slaughterhouses.
Slower growth for the industry leader
GERMANY, Rheda-Wiedenbrück. The Tönnies group increased the number of pigs it slaughtered once again in 2016. However, sales revenue only increased slightly by 0.8%.
Top online meat sales trends
CHINA, Hangzhou. Chinese men aged between 28 and 35 are online shoppers of meat.
Acquiring Teterower Fleisch
DENMARK, Randers. The Danish company will become the fifth-largest cattle slaughterhouse in Germany and a major player in the north European market for organic beef.
International Butchers' Confederation
Resentment over fees and vegetarian products
BELGIUM, Brussels General Assembly of the International Butchers' Confederation. Major tasks ahead in Brussels and Berlin.
H5N8 virus spreads in Europe
SWEDEN, Solna. A study proofs thet risk to humans is very low.
Defeating antibiotic resistance
NORWAY, Oslo. New study confirms successful strategy for pig herds.
International Meat Conference
GERMANY, Rheda-Wiedenbrück. Works councils, trade unionists, politicians and employers consulted on the situation of employees in the slaughter industry.
Investors combine know-how
DANMARK, Kolding. Saic Holding, owned by Danish private equity company Axcel and a group of investors has acquired Frontmatec, a leading supplier of automation and software solutions for the global food and utilities industries.
China ends trade ban on Italian pork
ITALY, Rome. Italian cured meat specialities could be popular with China's middle class, according to analysts.
Taking food hygiene principles worldwide
GERMANY, Frankfurt am Main. The group`s membership has more than doubled in the past decade, with a significant increase of enrollment from nations outside of Europe.