Meat & poultry: Latest news and analysis articles
A panel advising the UK government on nutrition has recommended halving the official guidance on the consumption of free sugars. Attention n...
Russia recently extended its ban on various food imports from Western countries including the US and EU. The move provides Russian food make...
The Summer Fancy Food show, staged by the Specialty Food Association, was held at the Javits Center in New York this week (28-30 June). With...
ConAgra Foods announced that it will sell off its loss-making private label business yesterday (30 June) in a move that, the company said, w...
The Consumer Goods Forum, with its 400 retail and manufacturing members including the likes of Nestle and Unilever, has announced an ambitious commitment to halve global food waste by 2025. In an interview with just-food's Hannah Abdulla, director of sustainability at the CGF, Ignacio Gavilan, explains what the promise means for its members and why it is so important to set a goal like this in motion.
Set up in 2013 by the couple behind the Debbie & Andrew's brand, UK sausage maker Heck Foods has succeeded in becoming a national business and is eyeing expansion into its first overseas market. Dean Best spoke to one of the company's founders, Andrew Keeble, about Heck's growth, the competition in the UK and its bid to crack the Australian market.
Maple Leaf Foods president and CEO Michael McCain said today (31 July) the Canadian group was "pleased with its progress" in the second quarter, with volumes up, margins improving and losses narrowing.
BRF saw an improvement in its profits during the second quarter, with the meat group benefiting from the translation of its international sales into its weaker domestic currency, the Brazilian real.
The results announced this week included improving sales and profits at Yakult, better earnings but lower sales at US poultry group Pilgrim's Pride and growth at Mexican dairy processor Grupo Lala.
The Russian government is reportedly looking at the development of a "national system" to oversee the quality and safety of food products.
Smithfield Foods is launching a line of Smithfield Dry Seasoned Ribs in the US.
BRF has refused to comment on reports it is investing BRL1.1bn (US$327m) in boosting its production of pigs and poultry in Brazil.
A panel advising the UK government on health and nutrition has today (17 July) called for the guidance on sugar intake to be halved, putting further scrutiny on parts of the industry. Should the recommendation become official, translating the advice into easy-to-follow consumer messages will be vital. One organisation has already set out what a typical weekly meal plan could look like.
The UK government has hosted a meeting today (16 July) with 80 representatives from the country's food and farming sector, with an eye on developing a 25-year plan to, in part, increase the industry's international competitiveness.
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