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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.
Van Rooi MeatTwo weeks break in Helmond
THE NETHERLANDS, Helmond. Slaughterhouses in the Netherlands continue to struggle with corona infections. Vion's largest Dutch company in Boxtel is now also affected.
Vion Food GroupApeldoorn temporarily closed
THE NETHERLANDS, Apeldoorn. After the Vion slaughterhouse was closed by the Dutch authorities on Wednesday, production was allowed to restart yesterday.
Vion Food GroupCall for repeated preventive testing
THE NETHERLANDS, Boxtel. The company is taking immediate additional measures to contain corona infection within its companies.
SlaughterhousesTesting for all employees in the Netherlands
THE NETHERLANDS, Zoetermeer. The Central Organisation for the Meat Industry (COV) calls on all large and medium-sized slaughterhouses to test their staff for the coronavirus.
Vion Food GroupMore corona infected people
THE NETHERLANDS; Groenlo. At the pig slaughterhouse in Groenlo further infections of employees with the coronavirus have become known.
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.
ResultsVion faces uncertainty, but also sees opportunities
THE NETHERLANDS, Boxtel. 2019 was a good year from a financial perspective due to the results of the Pork division. Internal restructuring is planned.
Meat productionEU produces less beef
LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg City. Beef and veal production will fall in 2019. Fewer animals were available on the European slaughter cattle and meat markets.
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.
Cell-based meatInvestor interest suggests approaching scalability
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. Creating meat in a lab from animal cells without hurting the animal ticks so many boxes in an era in which animal welfare and world food shortages are major issues.
PlukonShares of FCC acqiured
THE NETHERLANDS, Wezep and Papendrecht. The two companies partner in vegetables and convenience.
International Butchers' ConfederationWrangling over future of Brussels office
BELGIUM, Brussels IBC elects new management team. DFV curtails funding. New solutions now needed.
LabellingNetherlands prefer Nutri-Score
THE NETHERLANDS, Amsterdam. The country wants to modify the Nutri-Score to label Dutch food.
ExpansionNew production facility for Marel in the Netherlands
THE NETHERLANDS, Dongen. The new facility was the next step because the former location no longer met contemporary standards.
AppointmentDanish Crown appoints Thomas Ahle
DENMARK, Randers. Thomas Ahle will take up his post as Chief Financial Officer in February 2020.
TradeDemand declines in the first half of 2019
BELGIUM, Brussels. From January to June 2019, Belgian meat suppliers exported 380,008 t of pork worldwide.