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BusinessVion publishes sustainability report 2018
THE NETHERLANDS, Boxtel. The company scores high on global benchmark on animal welfare management and transparency for food companies.
WelfareIonophore use in British poultry
UNITED KINGDOM, London. Since 2011, Britain’s been ensuring that antibiotic therapies are used ‘only when necessary’, to protect the health and welfare of the birds and under the supervision of a veterinarian. They’ve successfully reduced our antibiotic use by 82% in the las
Pilgrim’s PrideNew Head of International Sales appointed
USA, Greeley, Colo. Chaz Wilson is the new leader of international sales and logistics for Pilgrim’s USA.
RankingGermany’s top players in meat business
GERMANY, Frankfurt am Main. Not all of the German meat companies coped well with the high pig prices, as is shown by the current sector ranking of afz – allgemeine fleischer zeitung and Fleischwirtschaft.
AuditNew certification for grass-fed meat
IRELAND, Dublin. Irish beef, sheep and dairy farmers can now get certification from PFLA for 100% grass-fed meat and dairy.
ECJNo organic label for Halal meat
LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg. Meat from ritual slaughter without stunning must not be offered as organic meat. The European Court of Justice ruled that the required animal welfare standard was not met.
SaleNestlé reports full-year results and wants to sell Herta
SWITZERLAND, Vevey. Nestlé will explore strategic options for the traditional brand Herta as a further step in positioning the portfolio towards attractive high-growth categories.
StudyFurther increase in demand for organic products
GERMANY, Berlin. Consumers in Germany are increasingly opting for organic products. This was the result of a survey on the Ecobarometer 2018 commissioned by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL).
ResultsLower annual profit for Bell in 2018
SWITZERLAND, Basel. Convenience business area contributes quarter of total sales revenue for first time.
SustainabilityOBE joins UN Global Compact
AUSTRALIA, Brisbane. Australia’s first organic beef marketing company has now become the only Australian beef company to join the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, the UN Global Compact.OBE Organic Managing Director Dalene Wray said supporting the UN Global Compact
PorkThe ‘journey’ of organic meat
THE NETHERLANDS, Boxtel. Vions De Groene Weg produced a journey film to promote organic meat.
VionNew Director of Livestock
THE NETHERLANDS, Boxtel. Dutch meat producer Vion has appointed Koen Van Bergen as its new Director of Livestock and Supply Chain
Maple Leaf FoodsAcquisition of Cericola Farms closed
CANADA, Mississauga. Company builds market leadership in raised without antibiotics and organic value-added chicken.
Ritual SlaughterOrganic label for halal and kosher meat
LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg. Advocate General Wahl proposes that the Court find that products from animals that have been the subject of ritual slaughter without prior stunning can be issued the European ‘organic farming’ label.
ASFBelgium creates buffer zone
BELGIUM, Brussels. The Belgian Minister of Agriculture takes action. Thousands of domestic pigs are to be culled.
CooperationNew kind of pork for sale in Netto stores
DENMARK, Kopenhagen. This week the conventional pork in Netto’s cold counters will come from pigs reared without the use of any antibiotics.
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.
CompetitionEuropean Street Food Awards
GERMANY, Berlin. The biggest food fight in the world is heading to Germany.
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.