Despite hopes from Iranian meat exporters that they could increase supplies to the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), deliveries to the region, including most of the post-Soviet Union area, are not yet happening.
Russian agricultural holding Miratorg is hoping to start supplying meat to McDonald’s outlets in China, according to CEO Viktor Linnik, who added that this could be an important part of the company’s global expansion strategy.
Genomic selection could provide massive productivity gains to the Australian beef industry now that a Queensland University genomics expert is focusing his research on improving the A$5bn (US$3.7bn) a year sector.
Chinese news agency Xinhua revealed that Beijing has released 3.05 million kilograms (kg) from its frozen pork reserves into the market in an effort to ease pork supply pressure and contain a price surge.
One of China’s most ambitious cattle breeders and genetics companies, Xinjiang Tianshan Animal Husbandry Bio-engineering Co, has blamed a fall in beef and mutton prices for what it predicts is a $2m loss in the first quarter of 2016.
In Australia, the so-called barbecue capital of the world, almost two thirds of the population own a barbie—a figure that grows to three-quarters in country South Australia, according to new market research.
If the edible insect movement is to meaningfully impact the protein market (and the planet) by displacing less sustainable animal-derived protein sources (beef, poultry, dairy), cricket companies will have to move beyond snacks into the center of the...
German social media campaigners have called for pork to be placed in the halal section of supermarkets to challenge the “cruel” way animals are slaughtered, but critics argue this is an Islamophobic attack.
By Jeanne Cullen and Furqan Mohammed, Perkins Coie LLP
A growing segment of US consumers is scrutinizing animal treatment and slaughter from an Islamic lens, while halal food consumption among the nation's fast-growing Muslim population has become a ballooning enterprise in the United States and is now...
South Australia’s Beston Global Food Company has signed a manufacturing and distribution agreement with Hondo Agricultural Company of China for the production, marketing and distribution of its range of allergen-free, ready-to-eat meals.
2015 was a difficult year for some in the embryonic edible insect ingredients business, with Big Cricket Farms suspending activities due to water supply problems and All Things Bugs facing significant challenges. However, Ontario, Canada-based Entomo...
Australian scientists believe that the world’s livestock sector could account for up to half of the global agricultural, forestry and land-use sectors’ potential to mitigate greenhouse gases while still maintaining its economic and social benefits.
Edible insects are set for mainstream manufacturing success, as their US popularity is repeated on this side of the Atlantic, according to speakers at Food Manufacture’s innovation conference – New Frontiers in Food and Drink.
Meat traders in the Indian financial capital of Mumbai are concerned about a potentially precedent-setting tightening of restrictions on sales within a 10-kilometre radius of the city’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.
Common customs space with Russia and Kazakhstan has almost killed off poultry farming in Kyrgyzstan, according to a report from the chairman of the country’s Union of Poultry Farmers, Rustam Osmonaliev.