Pork

Left to right: Song Weiping, vice president, Da Bei Nong; Xi Chunling, ICCAW chair; Zhonghua Zhao, country director, World Animal Protection China

China takes big step toward improving pig welfare

By Oscar Rousseau

Chinese agri-food producer Da Bei Nong will introduce group sow housing and lower stocking density in a scheme that could radically change animal welfare for half the world’s pig population.

Chinese demand for international pork continues to grow

World Meat Congress 2016

China’s meat demand ‘higher than expected’

By Oscar Rousseau

China will continue to import huge quantities of pork despite its stagnant economic growth, analysts at the World Meat Congress stressed. 

Yonekyu has added four new factory lines to up with rising pork demand in Japan

Japan’s Yonekyu welcomes Sealpac’s packaging

By Oscar Rousseau

Yonekyu Corporation, one of Japan’s leading processed meat companies, has applauded the impact of Sealpac’s thermoformers on its production lines, claiming the equipment is “extremely strong”.

Russian sausage exports could help processors who have endured years of falling profits

Russia eyes sausage trade with China and Japan

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia is looking to export sausages and processed meat products to Japan, South Korea and China, according to the Meat Processors Association of the Far East. 

The money that can be made in China is likely to create pork export arms race

China’s pork imports will hit record highs

By Oscar Rousseau

Imports of pig meat to China will boom by a third as the government shuts down unsuitable farms and the sow herd shrinks to an historic low, analysts have claimed.

Germany and Spain have overtaken Denmark as Europe's top pork exporter

China’s pork imports booming

By Oscar Rousseau

China’s pork imports more than doubled in March 2016 as environmental regulation slammed the brakes on domestic production for the country’s largest producers.

Yurun Food Group's HQ in Nanjing, China

China's slowdown hits second-biggest pork company

By Mark Godfrey

Yurun Food, China’s number-two pork player, continues to go through turbulent times, with some industry watchers forecasting a sell-off of company assets this year to get the firm back on track, after a massive investment in real estate has exposed the...

Demand for pork in China is expected to exceed supply, say AHDB Pork

EU pig market propped up by China

By Oscar Rousseau

Europe’s beleaguered pig meat market has seen prices fall to its lowest level in a decade, but the sector has capitalised on exports to China, claims AHDB Pork’s market trends report.

HKScan CEO Hannu Kotten, manager Juha Yrjonen and vice president Jukka Nikkinen

HKScan plans growth in Asia

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat manufacturer HKScan is seeking to boost exports to high-growth countries like China and Japan and hopes the launch of its Hong Kong office will be a springboard for a full-scale assault on the Asian market.

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