Meat & poultry: Latest news and analysis articles
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The US poultry sector has been under scrutiny in recent quarters, with a number of the largest processors named in a lawsuit alleging companies fixed prices and questions over the use of a key, weekly chicken-price index. Throw in tough market conditions, concerns over the trade priorities of the Trump administration and the rise of meat alternatives and there is much for poultry industry boardrooms to ponder. Dean Best chewed the fat with Sanderson Farms CFO Mike Cockrell.
Meat processed without the use of antibiotics has become one of the fastest-growing areas of the sector in the US. Fears over antibiotic resistance in humans, as well as the expanding underlying demand for food perceived to be cleaner or simpler, has driven a number of the country's processors to reappraise how they use antibiotics. One company that is so far refusing to go down the antibiotic-free path is poultry processor Sanderson Farms. Dean Best spoke to Sanderson Farms' CFO, Mike Cockrell, to find out more.
China, one of the Brazilian meat industry major international customers, was among a number of countries to either fully or ease bans on the country's imports that were introduced in the wake of the corruption allegations that have swirled around the sector.
UK food industry organisations in the UK today (27 March) urged the Government to negotiate "a smooth and orderly Brexit", including "tariff-free trade" in the medium term.
UK-based buy-out house CapVest today (27 March) announced it is set to become the latest private-equity owner of local pork processor Karro Food Group.
New Zealand's government has announced the signing of a trade deal with Beijing that will allow exports of chilled meat to the Chinese market for an initial six-month period.
The CEO of the US and Latin America business of French dairy products group Lactalis. Frédérick Bouisset, is to join French group Labeyrie Fine Foods as its chief executive.
A deal to boost access for Australian meat exports to the Chinese market has been struck by the country's governments.
Much of the chatter about where 3G Capital could look next has centred on packaged food - but might the private-equity fund be about to extend its foodservice empire?
JBS, the Brazil-based meat giant, is in the process of listing of its international business and has this week named a clutch of directors that are set to sit on the spin-off's board.
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