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United Kingdom Pig Meat Market Update – August 2011
The DAPP in the UK continued its recent upward trend in June but then fell back again during July, according to James Park, senior economic analyst with AHDB Meat Services Economic and Policy Analysis Group in his latest explanation of the trends in the...
Study Backs Pig Producers' Lost Margin Claims
French pig producers have seen their share of the retail ticket for loin-based retail cuts fade by nearly one quarter between the years 2000 and 2010, on the basis of figures published by senior French government economist Philippe Chalmin, writes Peter...
Guelph Trial Reveals Benefits of Two-Dose PCV2 Vaccination
A two-date vaccination protocol against porcine circovirus 2 (PCV2) resulted in higher average daily gains, more pork sold and more money to the producer, according to Professor Cate Dewey of the University of Guelph. Jackie Linden, Senior Editor of The...
Raporal Makes Meat Tastier
Every day four trucks leave from the Raporal factory, on the outskirts of Montijo in Portugal to the warehouses of Jerónimo Martins (JM)....
Optimising Returns on Animal By-Products
Protein meal should be allowed back into animal feeds to improve the financial returns on animal by-products in the UK, writes TheMeatSite senior editor, Chris Harris. ...
South Africa - Broiler Production and Consumption
Annual growth in broiler production in South Africa slowed down in 2009 but an increase of three per cent to 957 million broilers or 1.290 million tons of poultry meat is expected in 2010, according to Dirk Esterhuizen in the latest GAIN report for USDA...
Global Dairy Top-20
Rabobank's new Global Dairy Top-20 shows the recent growth of Japan and China in the world dairy sector. ...
Traces of Success at Himmerlandskød
Danish meat processing company, Himmerlandskød (Himmerland Meat), is enjoying notable success, with positive media coverage and praise from the Danish Minister of Food. The employees are happy, and sales are high. All this results from a mix of visionary...
Productivity Improvements - The Betagro Way
Mr Vanus Taepaisitphongse, CEO of the Betagro group, a major force in the Thai livestock and food industries, speaking at the 2009 Asian Livestock Feed and Meat Industry Conference gave a fascinating insight into the benefits to Betagro of detailed analyses...
Poultry Industry in the Forefront of Supermarket Price War
Will the economic climate shape future buying habits? Retail commentator, Clive Bedall, reviews the global scene in the latest issue of Cobb Focus. ...
Environmental Issues Control Slaughter Production
When the Danish Crown slaughterhouse in Horsens opened its doors in May 2005, it was not only one of the largest and most modern meat processing plants in the world, but also one of the most environmentally friendly, writes TheMeatSite, senior editor...
Maple Leaf's Lessons from the Listeriosis Crisis
"Do the right thing," an official from Canada's Maple Leaf Foods advised the audience at the Banff Pork Seminar 2009, describing the best response of a processor to a food contamination crisis. ...
UV Disinfection In The Meat Processing Industry
In an increasingly regulated and safety-conscious market, the meat processing industry has to meet ever more stringent standards of hygiene and quality. ...
The Stumbling Steps of a Brazilian Beef Giant
Two years ago, the Brazilian beef giant had asserted its market dominance worldwide. In spite of mounting concern it seemed destined to crush struggling industries on its Westbound path, but then the unthinkable happened, writes Adam Anson, reporting...
Russian Federation Meat and Poultry Prices Update
Average retail prices for meat and poultry in Russia increased by more than 23 per cent in 2008 while the increase in overall food prices jumped nearly 18 per cent, according to the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service. Meat market analysts expect this trend...
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