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ASF poses ‘serious risk’ to European pigmeat market, Commissioner warns

Any further spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) within the EU could have a “severe impact” on domestic pigmeat producers, EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has warned.

EU Hogs & Pork Demand

UK beef sector slams government over Anuga no-show

British beef industry figures have slammed the government for failing to send representatives to last week’s Anuga food fair in Germany, saying ministers need to put in the ‘hard yards’ to secure much-needed trade openings.

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China opens doors to British beef in breakthrough agreement

Beef from the UK could be served up on Chinese plates by the end of this year after China finalised the details of an export approval agreement between the two countries.

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Danish report on climate impact of beef sparks heated debate

A report out of Denmark stating that “alcohol, coffee and sweets are greater climate culprits than beef” has been heavily criticised by a number of organisations, partly because the study was funded by one of Denmark’s leading agriculture councils.

Denmark Cattle & Beef

South Africa to invest heavily in state’s agro-industry

Primary agriculture in Mpumalanga is set to experience strong growth with the establishment of the Nkomazi special economic zone (SEZ), which will focus on agroprocessing.

Australia Beverages

JBS eyes US stock market listing in 2020 - report

Brazilian meat giant JBS looks set to present a new proposal to list shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in the first quarter of 2020.

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NZ backs methane-reducing cattle feed project

New Zealand’s government has announced its support for a project that could help slash greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from cattle.

New Zealand Investments

Breakthrough Brexit deal offers hope to food and drink sector – but fears still persist

The United Kingdom has finally reached agreement with the EU on revised terms for its departure from the Union, and on the basis of its subsequent future partnership. But as things stand, there is still no certainty as to whether any of the provisions agreed will actually come into effect as planned at the end of this month – or at all.

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South Africa to invest heavily in state’s agro-industry

Primary agriculture in Mpumalanga is set to experience strong growth with the establishment of the Nkomazi special economic zone (SEZ), which will focus on agroprocessing.

Australia Beverages

Little change in EU pig price as Chinese exports keep markets strong

Conditions on European pig markets were little changed over the past week, with continuing high Chinese import demand compensating for generally slackening internal demand for pigmeat.

EU Hogs & Pork

Brazilian pork and poultry update: Chicken gains competitive edge

Domestic demand for poultrymeat remained at good levels in Brazil last week as chicken extended its competitive edge over other animal proteins.

Brazil Hogs & Pork

French MPs want to tax grapefruit juice/wine blends

Mixes of rosé wine and grapefruit juice (as well as other fruit juices) are popular in France, albeit not in other European countries. With an alcohol content of around 7%, they tend to be sweet and aimed at younger consumers.

France Beverages

Lidl makes fresh pledge to British meat suppliers

German-owned discount supermarket Lidl GB has vowed to invest a record GBP15 billion in UK businesses over the next five years, as it ramps up sales of British sourced meat and poultry.

United Kingdom Investments

US weekly pork outlook: Record August US pork exports

US pork exports set a new record in August and in no small part due to China’s imports of the product being up 410 percent from year-ago levels.

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EU egg price hits new ten-month high

The seasonal rise in EU egg prices has intensified over the past week with a twelfth consecutive weekly increase.

EU Eggs

Brazilian pork and poultry update: Chicken gains competitive edge

Domestic demand for poultrymeat remained at good levels in Brazil last week as chicken extended its competitive edge over other animal proteins.

Brazil Hogs & Pork

Lidl makes fresh pledge to British meat suppliers

German-owned discount supermarket Lidl GB has vowed to invest a record GBP15 billion in UK businesses over the next five years, as it ramps up sales of British sourced meat and poultry.

United Kingdom Investments

US weekly poultry outlook: Chicken leg quarter prices in seasonal decline

Leg quarter supplies are likely to be under 70 million pounds for the first time in a decade in 2019 and turkey supplies have also continued to decline.

Poultry Eggs

Saudi Arabia lifts avian-flu related import bans

Saudi Arabia has lifted a ban on imports of hatching eggs and day-old-chicks from several countries, including Denmark, Italy and Russia.

Saudi Arabia Italy

EU broiler prices fall again, but demand remains strong

EU broiler prices have fallen again over the past week - but prices are likely to rebound again before the end of the year, according to the latest European Commission market report.

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NZ meat producer enters US retail market

Silver Fern Farms, one of New Zealand's leading red meat producers, is entering the US retail market in a partnership with American grocery chain Fairway Market.

United States Operations

Lidl makes fresh pledge to British meat suppliers

German-owned discount supermarket Lidl GB has vowed to invest a record GBP15 billion in UK businesses over the next five years, as it ramps up sales of British sourced meat and poultry.

United Kingdom Investments

EU lamb prices slip again as consumption falls

EU lamb prices have fallen once again over the past week, as the market continues to test new four-year lows.

EU Sheep & Goats

Major meat traders join forces through merger

Global meat trading businesses KIT International and Garra International are to merge, creating a joint venture with combined turnover in excess of USD220 million.

International M&A

EU lamb market still weak despite easing supplies

The European lamb market has showed renewed signs of weakness this week, despite an easing off in the volume of supplies.

EU Ireland

US imports more lamb, but Europe shut-out continues

Lamb imports into the US continue to grow, with Australia taking the lion’s share of this extra trade. Meanwhile, the UK and other European countries are still unable to benefit because of disease-related restrictions which USDA experts have admitted are no longer necessary.

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