Japan’s households are spending less the across the board each month, but the amount forked out on food products has hit a 20-year high.
Bullish forecasts suggest that the GCC’s annual meat and poultry consumption will increase to 4.3m tonnes by 2019, with demand for healthy and halal products driving the segment’s growth.
An outbreak of avian influenza (AI) in China that has already claimed the lives of more than 100 people is likely to hurt the pockets of farmers, according to analysts.
Foreign feed companies are extending their reach in the Vietnamese market, according to the country’s ministry of agriculture.
Dairy and pig trials to support the development of EU equivalent regulations on feed additives to detoxify mycotoxins are about to get underway in China.
Chinese males aged between 28 and 35 are the sweet spot for vendors of meat in China’s booming online commerce.
South Africa’s AgriProtein is collaborating with engineering group, Christof Industries, to build up to 25 cost-efficient, high-volume fly farms a year in global locations.
Civil war, currency instability and smuggling are hitting the Libya's sheep market and stocks of the key Libyan Barbary Sheep breed are decreasing.
Ireland’s government food industry promoter has said it hoped that the Emerald Isle’s strong reputation for farm provenance would boost sales in the Middle East as it launches a new range of eggs designed for the local market.
With exports to the Middle East accounting for more than a third of its global sales, one of South America’s biggest beef producers has announced that it will begin developing new market-specific products for the region.
Russia will see millions of dollars invested in its meat industry this year amid Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods' (CP Foods') plans to pump US$2 billion into expansion there by 2020.
Butchers, supermarkets and barbecue restaurants in Japan are gearing up for the national meat trade’s busiest day of the year, dubbed ‘Meat Day’ – on 9 February.
Some of Singapore’s top restaurants have received the first shipment of Celtic Pride Welsh Beef.
The government of South Korea has confirmed a case of foot-and-mouth disease at a dairy farm in Boeun county, approximately 106 miles southeast of Seoul.
More than 70 people in an Australian state have been sickened by Salmonella in five outbreaks linked to undercooked eggs and meat.
Environmental regulation on the meat industry in China will drive a surge in modernisation for the country’s pork sector, according to Rabobank.
Having risen to become one of the world’s biggest producers of halal food, Thailand is now seeking to invest in halal production in neighbouring Cambodia.
Entomophagy is a new phenomenon in the West, and as a result it is rarely regulated. This leads to public institutions like food agencies, customs and health departments often finding themselves helpless in the face of new product development based on processed insects.
India natural ingredients major Arjuna Natural Extracts has launched a natural, formulation-specific preservative designed to increase the shelf life of chilled meats.
A scheme by Miyazaki Prefecture, which offers local wagyu in return for tax payments to its municipalities from residents in other parts of the country, is supporting regional livestock farmers and meat producers.