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Vion: Symposium and open day
GERMANY, Emstek. To conclude the 25th anniversary of Vion Emstek, Lower Saxony’s Minister for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Barbara Otte-Kinast launched a new camera surveillance system in the live animals area of the production location this week.
Vion reopens beef abattoir in Leeuwarden
THE NETHERLANDS, Boxtel. Vion announces that the activities in its beef abattoir in Leeuwarden will continue as of 10 September 2018.
Growing again successfully in 2017
GERMANY, Münster. German meat marketer is gaining an all‐time high turnover of €2.75 bn through record slaughter and sales volumes resulting in rising dividends and special bonuses to members.
Fighting the skills shortage in packaging
THE NETHERLANDS, Gouda. On 26 June, the graduation ceremony for NVC Packaging Professionals took place in Gouda, hometown of the NVC Netherlands Packaging Centre. Twenty-two business students passed the exam and can now be referred to as NVC Packaging Professional.
Belgian beef exports booming
BELGIUM, Brussels. In 2017, 920,142 Belgian cattle were taken to the slaughterhouse, this is a slight increase of just under 1% compared to the previous year. The quantity of beef produced is estimated at 281,536 t, or plus 1.14%.
Slight drop in pork exports
BELGIUM, Brussels. Lower numbers in pigs resulted in lower slaughter figures.
More than 40,000 visitors are expected
GERMANY, Heidelberg / IRAN, Tehran. Around 1,000 exhibitors from 29 countries occupy the entire Tehran International Fairgrounds from 29 June to 2 July 2018.
Baconspecialist becomes part of Tulip
THE NETHERLANDS, Haarlem. The Dutch company from Haarlem, The Netherlands, becomes part of Danish Tulip Food Company and thus extends the product portfolio considerably.
VIV Europe will feature smart poultry production
THE NETHERLANDS, Jaarbeurs- Utrecht. The fair takes place 20-22 June close to Amsterdam and will present the central theme ‘Sharing Data = Better Poultry’.
Dutch manufacturer launches 100 % vegetable steak
THE NETHERLANDS, Holten. The British supermarket chain Tesco will sell the product for the first time from 21 May 2018.
Wageningen Economic Research
Consumers want products with source information
THE NETHERLANDS, The Hague. A research showed that consumers are willing to pay more for information on where their pork tenderloin came from.
The Netherlands report record pork exports in 2017
THE UNITED KINGDOM, Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Dutch exporters were able to increase their trades in by 17% compared to 2016.
Experts meet at the 8th European Food Sure
GERMANY, Munich. From 16 to 18 April 2018, the leading European food industry experts will be participating in the Food Sure Safety & Quality Summit in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Solid operational results
THE NETHERLANDS, Boxtel. The company improves operational performance and reinstates dividend.
Outbreak 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.
Two new Senior Account Managers
GERMANY, Pullach. Last year the company introduced the world’s first handheld device for determining bacterial contamination in pork.
New Regional Sales Manager appointed
USA, Wilmington, MA. Growth at WMFTG catalyses the enforcement of the company’s European and Middle East (EME) management structure.
Start in Leeuwarden
THE NETHERLANDS, Leeuwarden. The company invested €20 mill. in the new slaughterhouse in order to continue its Wadden cattle and organic beef programs.
Outbreak reported by Dutch authorities
FRANCE, Paris. The H5N6 virus was discovered at a poultry farm in Olderkerk, in Groningen province.
New beef abattoir in Leeuwarden is starting
THE NETHERLANDS, Leeuwarden. New EU certificated abattoir has an important function in the company’s strategy for sustainable and regional meat production.