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Tönnies ClosurePig market in corona shock
GERMANY; Frankfurt. With the lockdown in Rheda, more than 20,000 pigs have to be distributed daily to other farms. The European market is still stable.
EU slaughter cattle marketRecovery continues
BELGIUM, Brussels. Young bulls, slaughter cows and heifers were traded at higher prices in most EU countries.
EU market for slaughter pigsSouthern Europe catches up
GERMANY, Bonn. The absence of Corpus Christi slaughterings does not leave any overhang on the German slaughter pig market.
TradeMixed beef production in the EU
UNITED KINGDOM, London. Beef production in the EU was down 0.4% in March compared to the previous year. This brings production for the first quarter to 1.7 mill. t, up 0.3% on Q1 2019.
EU slaughter cattle marketPrices continue to rise
BELGIUM, Brussels. In the European Union, slaughter cattle prices are increasingly able to break away from their lows.
FranceCorona increases at slaughterhouses
FRANCE; Paris. Corona cases are also increasing in French slaughterhouses. More than 100 corona infections have now been detected in two slaughterhouses in the country.
Belgian beefNeighbours countries remain most important markets
BELGIUM, Brussels. 93% of the produced beef is placed on the European domestic market and 7% on third country markets.
PandemicCoronavirus affects key pork producers
UNITED KINGDOM, London. In 2019 the UK was about 58% self-sufficient in pig meat products. A significant share of pork consumed in the UK is imported.
Corona crisisTense situation in Alsace
GERMANY, Frankfurt Strasbourg is the epicentre of the epidemic in France. IBC President Jacqueline Balzer describes what this means for butchers in the region.
Animal WelfareEurope is world leader
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. There are great global differences in the way animals are treated – Europe is doing better than the rest of the world, but there is a big gap in the EU.
Pig farmingEU stock is recovering
LUXEMBOURG. Data are not yet available from Spain, which had the largest herd within the EU in 2018 with 30.8 million pigs.
Pig farming Tweet from Brussels outrages the VDF
GERMANY, Frankfurt. The German Meat Association (VDF) sees the contribution as a call to reduce intensive pig farming.
BiofachOrganic in Europe continues to grow
GERMANY, Nuremberg. The organic market in Europe continues to grow; in 2018 it will increase by almost 8% to € 40.7 bn.
TechnologySurvey shows reservations about technology in agriculture
USA, Minneapolis. Consumers believe technology in ag feeds the world more sustainably, but that doesn’t meant they want it, according to a survey by Cargill.
StreamliningNestlé sells Herta sausage business to Spanish company
SWITZERLAND, Vevey. The company wants to focus more on health, Herta no longer fits into this concept. However, Nestlé wants to retain a minority stake.
International Butchers' ConfederationWrangling over future of Brussels office
BELGIUM, Brussels IBC elects new management team. DFV curtails funding. New solutions now needed.
World tradeGlobal commerce is weakening
GERMANY, Hamburg. 2019 could be the year in which world trade shows the lowest growth.
Bird fluFrance detects virus on duck farm
FRANCE, Paris. France has detected a low-pathogenic H5 bird flu virus on a duck farm in the centre of the country, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said.
EiweißquellenMacron will europäische Strategie
PARIS Frankreichs Staatspräsident will die „Proteinsouveränität“ der EU bei Nahrungs- und Futtermitteln verbessern.