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ApplicationIncreased animal welfare generated through data
DENMARK, Copenhagen. Through an international cooperation, the Danish Technological Institute will exploit data to create increased animal welfare at all stages in pig production.
BeefEU criticises Polish production control mechanisms
BELGIUM, Brussels. The European Commission has released a report on the audit of Poland’s beef production control mechanisms following the country’s sick cow slaughter scandal.
HKScanManagement team restructured
FINLAND, Turku. Finnish processor HKScan has cut staff and restructured its management team as part of its strategy to boost efficiencies following a period of disappointing results.
AlternativesNestlé launches plant-based burgers in Europe and US
SWITZERLAND, Vevey. Nestlé has announced its biggest move yet into the meat-free market, launching a new 'cook from raw' plant-based burger in Europe, and unveiling plans for the United States.
HKScanReopening Kristianstad plant in Sweden
SWEDEN, Kritianstad. An investment of almost €7 mill. has enabled an upgrading of the site, but also important energy savings, enhanced food safety and an increased production efficiency.
Animal WelfareJoint call to end non-stun slaughter
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The organizations RSPCA and BVA call on the UK Government to repeal a legal exemption that permits animals to be slaughtered without pre-stunning.
Food SafetyPoland to employ more inspectors to prevent suspect meat exports
POLAND, Warsaw. Polish authorities will install cameras in slaughterhouses and employ more health inspectors to prevent exports of contaminated beef to other EU countries, chief veterinarian Pawel Niemczuk said.
SustainabilityHKScan will replace all non-recyclable black plastic packaging
FINLAND, Turku. As the next important milestone in the packaging roadmap HKScan will replace all non-recyclable black plastic packaging with other colours and possibly also with other materials by the end of 2019 in Sweden and in Finland.
HKScanStreamlining staff and production
FINLAND, Turku. The Nordic meat processor is still feeling the effects of production delays at its Rauma poultry unit, with net sales for the quarter down year-on-year.
OverviewPork prices and export
UNITED KINGDOM, London. EU competes on prices as pork exports grow in July.
InvestmentScandi Standard buys 51% stake in Rokkedahl Foods
SWEDEN, Stockholm. Scandi Standard invests in a 51% stake in Rokkedahl Foods ApS facilitating an accelerated roll-out of premium birds in Denmark.
FinanceQII: Scandi Standard
SWEDEN, Stockholm. The Group’s net sales increased in the second quarter as a result of the acquisition of Manor Farm, strong organic growth and exchange rate effects.
MicvacNominated for SACCNY-Deloitte Green Award
SWEDEN, Mölndal. Companies nominated for the award must have a proven track record in environmental excellence.
ĶekavaEntering Swedish retail shops
LATVIA, Ķekava Latvian poultry producer Putnu fabrika Ķekava enters Swedish retail sector with a new export brand.
ValioDairy based strips bring variety to the plate
FINLAND, Helsinki. Valio MiFU strips – made from milk – can be used in recipes that call for meat. The producer of this strips won the World Dairy Innovation Awards in the Best New Brand/Business category.
AIOutbreak reported in Germany
GERMANY, Kiel. German authorities have confirmed the detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N6) virus on a poultry farm situated on an island off the German North Sea coast.
SwedenRecord decline in meat consumption
SWEDEN, Jönköping. The country also reported a decline in meat imports.
EFSAPublic consultation about sugars in food initiated
ITALY, Parma. EFSA is seeking feedback on the approach it plans to take for its upcoming assessment of dietary sugars.