Livestock

Online lamb campaign launched in China

Online lamb campaign launched in China

By Aidan Fortune

A new campaign to boost online sales of New Zealand lamb in China has been launched by Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and processor Alliance Group.

CPF CEO Prasit Boondoungprasert outlines the company's ambitious for the next four years

CPF sets ambitious long-term revenue targets

By Aidan Fortune

Thai poultry business Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has set strong revenue targets for the next 12 months and beyond as it continues to focus on overseas expansion.

CPF looks to improve Thai duck meat standards

CPF seeks to improve Thai duck meat standards

By Aidan Fortune

Thai processor Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has unveiled plans to improve the country’s duck meat production standards to meet international standards.

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.

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.

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.

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).

India launches aggressive anti-FMD campaign

Indian Government launches aggressive anti-FMD campaign

By Raghavendra Verma, in New Delhi

An Indian Government initiative to eradicate foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) from the country, costing INR133.43bn (US$1.9bn), is expected to result in an increase in meat exports, according to experts.

Chinese agricultural expanding pig herd

New Hope to expand pig herd

By Mark Godfrey

Leading Chinese agricultural conglomerate New Hope Liuhe has announced it is adding 1.6 million (m) head to its pig herd, with new projects in three provinces, in another sign of continued consolidation by large players.

Australian Agricultural Company suffers $100m hit

Australian Agricultural Company suffers $100m hit

By Aidan Fortune

Australian Agricultural Company (AACo), the country’s largest cattle producer, has suffered a AUS $100m hit due to the harsh weather conditions experienced at the start of 2019.

Genus enters Chinese pig collaboration

Genus enters Chinese pig collaboration

By Aidan Fortune

International animal genetics company Genus has entered into a strategic collaboration with Beijing Capital Agribusiness (BCA) to develop pigs resistant to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus (PRRSv).

Chinese farms given ASF testing permission

Large Chinese pig farms to test for ASF

By Aidan Fortune

The Chinese Government has given the go-ahead for larger pig farms to test for African Swine Fever (ASF) to help curb incidents of the disease.

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.

India launches meat cleanliness initiative

India food safety initiative to boost meat cleanliness

By Raghavendra Verma, in New Delhi

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is launching a hygiene and cleanliness drive in the Indian meat industry though training, food safety audits, certification of animal feed and pushing retailers to make health and safety improvements....

New Zealand processor reveals new branding

New corporate branding for Alliance Group

By Michelle Perrett

Alliance Group, the New Zealand red meat co-operative, is marking the next stage in its transition into a food and solutions company with the launch of a new corporate identity.

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