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BelgiumTailor-made and always fresh
BELGIUM, Brussels The meat sector is a well established part of the Belgian economy. The country is one of Europe's leading exporters of pork, beef and veal.
VLAMMore pork exported
BELGIUM, Brussels. From January to June 2018, Belgian meat suppliers exported 405,464 t of pork – an increase of 5.2% over the same period last year.
Jademo"Anything is possible"
BELGIUM, Zottegem Jademo occupying the sow meat niche. Fine cutting to order.
PorkUS exports value still under pressure
USA, Denver, Co. In comparison to last year August the pork export volume was lower and the export value fell.
ChangeAustralian Pork Limited CEO steps down
AUSTRALIA, Barton. Andrew Spencer, CEO of Australian Pork Limited (APL) has advised his Board that he will not be seeking renewal when his present contract expires, effective 21 July 2019.
AnnouncementUS-Mexico-Canada trade agreement
USA, Washington. US and Canada closed a deal to salvage NAFTA as a trilateral pact with Mexico, rescuing a three-country, $1.2 trillion open-trade zone that had been about to collapse after nearly a quarter century.
BusinessUS expands trade with Japan
USA, Washington. The US-Japan agreement is to start new trade talks to narrow the US trade deficit. This is approved by many organizations.
AppointmentApril appoints first CEO and Chief Scientist
AUSTRALIA, Willaston. John Pluske has been appointed inaugural Chief Scientist and CEO of Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL).
LabelingCall for federal action over the term “meat”
USA, Washington. Farmers Union urges fair and consistent application of the term “meat” across the Federal Government.
PartnershipStatement on signing of revised KORUS
USA, Denver, Co. On Sept. 24, the revised Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) was signed by President Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
AnnouncementManagement change in Vion pork
THE NETHERLANDS, Boxtel. Vion appoints Frans Stortelder as Chief Strategic Projects from 1 January. At the same time, John de Jonge will be appointed Chief Operations Officer Pork (COO).
OverviewPork prices and export
UNITED KINGDOM, London. EU competes on prices as pork exports grow in July.
ASFShifts in global protein market
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. The spread of African Swine Fever in China – and more recently to Belgium (close to France and Germany) – has substantially altered the outlook for the pork industry around the world.
Internet of ThingsUpdate on meat trial
BELGIUM, Brussels. The meat trial is one of the five trials within IoF2020. This trial aims to demonstrate how technology can help face the challenges the meat sector has been dealing with, such as animal welfare, foreign competition, climate impact and antibiotic resistance.
Red MeatState of the Industry Report 2018
AUSTRALIA, Canberra. The Australian red meat and livestock industry State of the Industry Report 2018 is being launched by Red Meat Advisory Council (RMAC) at a special event at Parliament House.
VolatilityRabobank global poultry quarterly Q3 2018
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. Global poultry trade has become highly volatile, with Brazil very much at the centre of the turmoil.
PoultryChina's pig fever outbreak a boom for chicken farmers
CHINA, Beijing. An outbreak of African swine fever in China is proving to be a windfall for chicken farmers, helping drive up prices of the country’s second-most popular meat to two-and-a-half year highs.
MarketsFlorence may disrupt packaged food supply chains
USA, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence’s projected path may affect over 4,000 manufacturing and distribution facilities in the Carolinas and Georgia, potentially impacting multiple sectors’ suppliers.
ASFFrance calls for measures after case in Belgium
FRANCE, Paris. France called for protective measures following reports that African swine fever had been detected in wild boars in Belgium near the French border.