Meat

Taiwan now checking Australian beef imports...

Australian beef now under surveillance in Taiwan

By Ankush Chibber

Taiwan has intensified checks on Australian beef imports after recent inspections by Taiwanese officials revealed the presence of growth drugs in samples allegedly from Australia and New Zealand.

There's no soy drought for Asia Pacific...

Soy foods surging at a 6.4% CAGR in Asia Pacific

By Kacey Culliney

Rapid development underpinned by large population bases in China, India, Indonesia and Korea is driving fast growth of soy foods in Asia Pacific, with an overall surge pegged at CAGR 6.4% for the region, according to a report.

Taiwan bans poultry product exports amid bird flu outbreak

Taiwan bans exports amid bird flu outbreak

By Kacey Culliney

Taiwan has placed a ban on all poultry product exports and almost 60,000 birds from two farms in the wake of a bird flu outbreak in two farms.

Ducks in Australia found with bird flu but chicken deemed safe

25,000 Australian ducks gassed amid bird flu fears

By Ankush Chibber

Australia has activated a national disease emergency plan after an outbreak of deadly bird flu was confirmed following the discovery of infected birds at two free-range duck farms near Melbourne in south eastern Australia.

Indian government to boost production of protein-rich foods

India to push production of milk, eggs, meat and fish

By Ankush Chibber

The Indian government is considering boosting production of protein-rich food such as meat, fish, eggs and milk in a bid to curb inflation – with the prime minister involved in discussions.

New Zealand goes premium with lamb meat

New Zealand goes premium with lamb meat

By Ankush Chibber

A new sheep industry initiative will see the New Zealand lamb industry step into the premium meat markets worldwide much on the lines of Japan’s famous Wagyu beef.

Refined meat launches

Refined meat launches

In Asia rising meat consumption is being fed by an increasing
number of highly refined and processed product launches. A look at
the Mintel's databases reveals that pâte, meat balls, cheese-filled
hotdogs are all on the menu.

Too early to restock?

Too early to restock?

The Asian poultry industry continues to send out contradictory
messages in the wake of the bird flu outbreak. Whilst Thailand
looks set to restock its poultry flocks - a move which some
industry observers believe could be premature...