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Animal welfare award for Danish Crown
FRANCE, Paris On 30 October, Danish Crown’s special pigs, Antonius and Den Go'e Gris, received an international award for good animal welfare.
Marel opens new training and demonstration facility
DENMARK, Kastrup Progress Point, the newest and most extensive Marel training and demonstration facility will open its doors for customer demonstrations and training on 7 November.
DFC aims to put Denmark on top
DENMARK, Aarhus Leading Danish food companies have joined with universities and regional government in an effort to highlight Denmark's world-class food industry innovation - setting it on a par with The Netherlands' Food Valley.
SFK Systems and Nawi BV announce merger plan
THE NETHERLANDS, Borculo and DENMARK, Kolding Nawi BV (The Netherlands) and SFK Systems (Denmark) announced their intention to merge and form SFK Leblanc. A letter of intent has been signed.
Check for illegal pigmeat
ENGLAND, London The British pig industry has started checking that pork from illegal European Union farms is not entering the British food chain.
IFFA 2013 bigger than ever before
GERMANY, Frankfurt From 04 to 09 May, 960 exhibitors from 47 countries will be showcasing their innovations for the international trade and professional public in Frankfurt am Main. With a 110,000 square metres of exhibition space, this leading world trade fair can boast a plus of 6% compared to the previous show and, with it has established a new record.
World Meat Congress in Uruguay
URUGUAY, Montevideo The IMS, International Meat Secretariat, confirmed the date and venue for the World Meat Congress to be held in Uruguay in 2016.
Record value for Norwegian salmon exports
NORWAY, Tromso The value of exports of Norwegian Salmon in the 1st quarter of 2013 totalled NOK 8.2 billion. This is an increase of 22% or NOK 1.5 billion compared to the 1st quarter of 2012, according to the latest figures from the Norwegian Seafood Council. In March, exports of Norwegian Salmon totalled NOK 3 billion, an increase of 12% or NOK 312 million compared to March last year.
Emerging markets draw meat machinery exports
GERMANY, Frankfurt German meat processing machinery exports are shifting to developing markets such as South America and Asia, according to German food processing and packaging machinery association VDMA.
Food waste has environmental downside
DENMARK, Aarhus Far too much of the food produced goes to waste. This is not just a waste of resources – it is also something that has a needless detrimental effect on the environment. It is particularly the consumer who is responsible, but waste is also an issue in other parts of the food chain.
EMA stands for fresh meat and sausages
GERMANY, Bonn The detection of horse meat in convenience foods keeps the meat industry, retailers and authorities in Europe busy and worries consumers. The quality assurance schemes of the economy that have joined within EMA - European Meat Alliance enhance transparency with clear standards and regular inspections.
Atria records positive sales
FINLAND,Nurmo fleischwirtschaft.de - FINLAND,Nurmo. Fourth-quarter sales for the Finland-based food group Atria showed a €21.9 mill. year-on-year sales growth, with sales for the quarter totalling €360.6 mill.
Danish Minister supports transparency
DENMARK, Copenhagen Danish Minister Mette Gjerskov supports the publication of information regarding the beneficiaries of European agricultural funds.
DC Nordic CEO Resigns
DENMARK, Randers Karsten Deibjerg Kristensen has decided to leave Danish Crown following recent structural changes.
Increasing occurrence of MRSA bacteria in Denmark
DENMARK, Søborg In 2011, more Danes became infected with MRSA bacteria, and the number was the highest in over 25 years. This appears from the Danish surveillance report, DANMAP, for 2011.
Danish Crown names new director
DENMARK, Randers Danish Crown appointed Jesper Friis the new division director of the company's Pork Division.
Antibiotic residues in sausage target beneficial bacteria
DENMARK, Copenhagen Antibiotic residues in uncured pepperoni or salami meat are potent enough to weaken helpful bacteria that processors add to acidify the sausage and make it safe for consumption, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Copenhagen and the University College Cork.
Considerable price rises for beef cattle
BELGIUM, Brussels Grade E pig carcasses cost €160.86 per 100 kg in the EU on average in the first half of the year. This was €11.60, or 7.8%, up on the same period last year. The short supply also drove beef prices up to record historical levels.
United States tops list of food secure countries
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London The United States, Denmark, Norway, France and The Netherlands are the five most food-secure countries in the world, according to the Global Food Security Index (G.F.S.I.) released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (E.I.U.).