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Patrick Hutchinson - AMIC CEO, Laura Ryan - founder of MBW Global, Susan McDonald - Senator for Queensland and Terry Nolan – director of Nolan Meats at the second MBW Australia event

Meat Business Women grows Australian presence

By Aidan Fortune

More than 250 attendees gathered in Brisbane for the second Australian Meat Business Women (MBW) conference, headlined by founder and global chair of MBW Laura Ryan.

Alliance Group launches beef scheme

Alliance Group launches beef scheme

By Aidan Fortune

New Zealand co-operative Alliance Group has launched a new beef offer to farmers that focuses on quality produce for export markets.

Charoen Pokphand Foods downplays ASF impact

Charoen Pokphand Foods downplays ASF impact

By Aidan Fortune

Thai processor Charoen Pokphand Foods has insisted that multiple African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreaks in Asia have had no adverse effect on the business.

New abattoir to create 80 jobs

New abattoir to create 80 jobs

By Aidan Fortune

Australian family-owned pastoral business Angus Pastoral Company is to build its own on-farm boutique abattoir, creating more than 80 new jobs. Construction is expected to take approximately 13 months.

Wellard moves ahead with vessel sale

Wellard moves ahead with vessel sale

By Aidan Fortune

Australian livestock haulier Wellard’s sale of its vessel MS Ocean Swagman is back on course after a choppy period involving another potential customer.

AMIC urges harmonised animal welfare standards

AMIC urges harmonised animal welfare standards

By Aidan Fortune

The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) has called on state and federal governments to work together to create national standards for animal welfare across the supply chain.

Silver Fern Farms to close pelt plant

Silver Fern Farms to close pelt plant

By Aidan Fortune

New Zealand sheep meat producer Silver Fern Farms has announced plans to close its pelt processing operation at its Fairton pelt house site following a review.

Asian ASF pig cull reaches five million

Asian ASF pig cull reaches five million

By Aidan Fortune

Almost five million pigs in Asia have died over the past year due to African Swine Fever (ASF), according to the latest Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) data.

The Australian meat industry has condemned an alleged illegal slaughterhouse in Victoria (stock photo)

Illegal abattoir condemned by meat industry

By Aidan Fortune

The Australian meat industry has called for harsh sanctions against an alleged illegal abattoir in Victoria that has been exposed as part of an undercover surveillance operation.

New Zealand red meat exports on the rise

New Zealand red meat exports on the rise

By Aidan Fortune

The value of red meat exports from New Zealand rose 8% year-on-year according to the latest figures from the Meat Industry Association (MIA).

Masan develops branded meat division

Masan develops branded meat division

By Aidan Fortune

Vietnamese food business Masan Group has announced plans to rename its Nutri-Science subsidiary to Masan MEATLife as part of the development of a branded meat division.

MIA calls for New Zealand Zero Carbon Bill changes

MIA calls for New Zealand Zero Carbon Bill changes

By Aidan Fortune

New Zealand’s Meat Industry Association (MIA) has urged significant changes to the Zero Carbon Bill following a new analysis that found that the Government’s proposed methane targets are excessive.

Australian lamb and beef exports have risen over the past 12 months

Australian red meat exports on the rise

By Aidan Fortune

Red meat exports from Australia experienced their second-best year on record financially in 2018-19, driven by a strong global demand.

Wellard has sold MV Ocean Swagman to help reduce its debt and improve cashflow

Wellard sells vessel to help reduce debt

By Aidan Fortune

Australian livestock shipping business Wellard Limited has offloaded one of its vessels as part of its restructure plan to reduce debt.

China drives Australian live exports

China drives Australian live exports

By Aidan Fortune

Year-to-date live exports of breeder cattle are up 89%, predominantly led by China, according to Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA).

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