Processing Equipment & Plant Design

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.

Australian meat industry urges more drought support

Australian meat industry urges more drought support

By Aidan Fortune

The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) welcomed a new Federal drought package released yesterday but warned that most processors will find themselves ineligible for low cost loans.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Processor opens new venison plant

Alliance Group opens new venison plant

By Michelle Perrett

Alliance Group, the New Zealand red meat co-operative, is to start venison production at its new AUS$15.2m venison plant at Lorneville, Southland next week.

The plan has been described as the region's first vertical integration poultry project

CP building poultry mega project in key north China

By Mark Godfrey

Charoen Pokphand is building another facility in China, which will add 100 million broilers to its poultry production in the country and keep it ahead of local rivals like Guangdong Wens Foodstuff Group Co and the Tongwei Group in the race for customers...

Privately-owned Cargill said the plant would produce its piglet feed Neopigg

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Cargill invests in Chinese pig nutrition plant

By Aidan Fortune

Cargill is to grow its young animal nutrition capability by investing more than US$15 million (m) to add a piglet feed production line at its existing premix and nutrition facility in Tianjin, China.

Electricity prices for manufacturing firms rose by 60% from 2003 to 2013

Australia’s high energy bills fuel concern

By Oscar Rousseau

More must be done to halt significantly rising energy costs that have become a burden for business, the Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) has said.

MLA said Integrity Systems Company heralds a 'new era for red meat production'

Australia overhauls meat quality assurance scheme

By Aidan Fortune

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has integrated its red meat and livestock quality assurance programs in a bid to improve them for the “future prosperity of the red meat and livestock industry”.

Ingham's has contracted new chicken growers as its paves the way for years of expansion

Australian chicken giant to create 400 jobs

By Oscar Rousseau

Poultry producer Ingham’s Group Limited will invest AU$70m ($51m) over a three-year expansion plan that will create 400 jobs in Western Australia.

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