Multivac said China was a

Multivac to open China facility

By Aidan Fortune

Equipment provider Multivac is to open a new production facility in Taicang, China to grow its presence in the country.

Muyuan Foods Co will invest CNY500 million to build a slaughtering and processing capacity

China breeder increases slaughtering capacity

By Mark Godfrey

One of China’s leading pig breeding firms is building a massive new slaughtering capacity as it seeks to diversify and bets on a long-term trend of consolidation in the pig breeding sector.

China has been one of the worst affected countries since the start of the ASF outbreak


ASF continues to slam China’s meat trade

By Ashley Williams

African Swine Fever (ASF) has been one of the biggest talking points throughout the international meat industry over the past year, with China feeling the full brunt of it.

CPF is eyeing growth in the Hong Kong, South Korean and Australian markets for duck

CPF eyes overseas markets for duck meat

By Ashley Williams

Thailand-based Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) is set to tap the demand for duck meat by targeting the Hong Kong, South Korea and Australian export markets.

NZAGRC said New Zealand was “punching above its weight” in climate change-related agricultural research

New Zealand to invest $49m into greenhouse gas research

By Ashley Williams

New Zealand’s Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre (NZAGRC) has revealed that it will invest almost NZ$49m over the next 10 years to fuel agricultural greenhouse gas emissions research.

Cattle disease work on track

New Zealand M. bovis work progressing

By Aidan Fortune

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has welcomed the latest Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) Technical Advisory Group (TAG) report which confirms that the phased eradication of the disease is on track.

OBE Organic has signed up to the UN Global Compact

OBE Organic joins sustainability project

By Aidan Fortune

Australian organic beef company OBE Organic has joined the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, the UN Global Compact.

Australia’s security is on high alert amid the rapid spread of ASF across international markets

Australia issues import warning ahead of Chinese New Year

By Ashley Williams

Australia’s Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has urged visitors celebrating Chinese New Year to refrain from bringing in meat items through its borders, which could pose biosecurity risks.

Credit: Aussie Farms website

AMIC slams Aussie Farms’ ‘irresponsible’ website

By Ashley Williams

The Australian Meat Industry (AMIC) has called for animal activist group Aussie Farms to shut down its website after they published a satellite map showing hundreds of farm and abattoir locations across Australia.

The company becomes the world's first carbon neutral meat supplier

Carbon neutral meat plant unveiled

By Aidan Fortune

Australian-based processor Flinders + Co has become the first completely carbon neutral meat supplier in the world.

Australia's meat processing costs are higher than the USA, Argentina and Brazil

AMIC urges action on meat operating costs

By Ashley Williams

The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) has called on its state and federal government to bring down operating costs after a report revealed that Australia was one of the highest-paying nations for processing.

A man passed away last week from the disease

China hit with human case of avian influenza

By Ashley Williams

Hong Kong’s Centre for Health Protection has urged the public to be vigilant after a human case of avian influenza A (H5N6) was reported in China’s Guanxi region.

New Zealand has become the fourth country to complete its ratification

NZ red meat sector reacts to CPTPP ratification

By Ashley Williams

The New Zealand (NZ) red meat sector has urged other member countries of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to complete their ratifications.

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