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New Product Development
Product development has become a key differentiator for companies in the market and Product Lifecycle Management can play a important part in the product lifecycle, writes, Chris Wright for The Meat Site. ...
Intestinal Diseases in Pigs Have a Heavy Cost
Intestinal diseases have a huge impact on the resources of the pig industry and compromises in enteric health can cause waste and have a heavy cost, writes TheMeatSite editor in chief, Chris Harris. ...
Dairy Industry Facing Up to Volatile Markets
The dairy industry around the world is learning to face up to volatility in the market, writes TheMeatSite Editor in Chief, Chris Harris. ...
Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Food Production
The UK's Low Carbon Transition Plan calls for an 18 per cent reduction on the 2008 levels of greenhouse gas emissions, which stood at 610 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent, writes Chris Harris. ...
Food System Must Invest in Processing
Processed meat and food products have received a lot of criticism for being unhealthy, causing obesity and at times for safety issues, writes TheMeatSite Editor-in-Chief, Chris Harris. ...
Beef with a Better Carbon Footprint
The agriculture sector in the UK has been set a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 18 per cent on the levels in 2008, writes Chris Harris for TheMeatSite. ...
A Supply Chain Approach To Beef Quality
Managing for beef quality is not an arbitrary end-product objective, panellists pointed out at a Cattlemen's College session....
Product Recalls - Be Prepared
Twitter and social media are giving a new dimension to the way companies have to handle product recalls, writes TheMeatSite editor in chief, Chris Harris. ...
Effective Management for Sustainable Shellfish Stocks
The sustainable management of shellfish needs a long-term strategy to apply precautionary approach concepts to shellfish stocks, writes Chris Harris. ...
Retail Meat Sales Surviving the Recession
As economies around the world are emerging from the recession consumers are reacting by remaining conservative in their shopping habits, writes TheMeatSite Editor in Chief, Chris Harris. ...
Uncertain Times Ahead for Pig & Poultry Industries
The world's biggest pork exporters are likely to be vulnerable to trade disruption as the result of disease, and increasing regulations in the EU and US will push up the costs of pig and poultry production. These are Rabobank's predictions for the next...
Chef's Key Strategies to Capture Consumer Mind-Set
Brad Smoliak gave delegates to the 2011 Banff Pork Seminar a taste of his energetic, fun and passionate outlook, and what the industry can do to capture the consumer mind-set in a presentation entitled 'Getting Pork on the Consumer's Plate'. ...
Ultrasound Imaging for Fat Measurement
Developments in software technology are now allowing ultrasound imaging to be used automatically and repetitively to accurately measure carcase value at each stage of the supply chain, writes TheMeatSite editor in chief, Chris Harris. ...
Index Input Costs in French Agriculture
The new president of the national federation of farmers' unions (FNSEA), Xavier Beulin has advocated indexing input costs as a buffer against such phenomena as soaring cereal prices, reports Peter Crosskey. ...
US Farm Economy in 2011: What's in Store?
Prospects for the US farm economy appear bright, but the sharp rise in crop prices has created some anxiety Dr Joseph W. Glauber, Chief Economist of the US Department of Agriculture told the 2011 Agricultural Outlook Forum, writes Rachel Ralte, Junior...
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