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25 October 2017
Coop Italia to Introduce Veal from Antibiotic-Free Cattle
ITALY - Coop Italia has announced that it will commence the sale of veal from cattle that have not been treated with antibiotics during the last four months of their lives. The initiative is set to be introduced by the end of October....
23 October 2017
Promotions Bump Sales of US Pork, Beef at Japanese Supermarkets
JAPAN - Reaching consumers interested in trying new cuts of US pork and beef at a special celebration of meat, USMEF partnered with a major supermarket chain to conduct a "Meat Day" sales promotion in Japan....
20 October 2017
Anuga Reveals Opportunities for US Beef, Pork in European Markets
GERMANY - While the overall focus of Anuga 2017 was on new products and innovation, USMEF expanded its strategy at the five-day food show to identify opportunities for US beef and pork in Europe and surrounding markets. USMEF’s participation was possible...
18 October 2017
Beefing Up Celebrations of Mexico's 'Dia de Muertos'
MEXICO - The UK's beef sales could be in for a seasonal boost this autumn thanks to Mexico’s 'Dia de Muertos' celebrations....
17 October 2017
Record-breaking Anuga for AHDB Exports
GERMANY - A record number of meat exporters joined AHDB at Anuga, the world’s biggest food trade fair, in Cologne, Germany last week (7-11 October)....
16 October 2017
Promotions Highlight Alternative US Beef Cuts for Swedish Consumers
SWEDEN - Partnering with a major importer/distributor, USMEF conducted a series of retail promotions in Sweden to establish greater demand for alternative cuts of US beef. The campaign, coordinated with Stockholm-based Gourmet Food, was funded by the...
13 October 2017
Key Odorants in World's Most Expensive Beef Could Help Explain Its Allure
UK - Renowned for its soft texture and characteristic flavor, Wagyu beef - often referred to as Kobe beef in the US - has become one of the world's most sought-after meats....
11 October 2017
Beef, Lamb Exports from Scotland Top £80 million
SCOTLAND, UK - The value of exports of beef and lamb from Scotland has increased to over £80 million in the past year, according to the results of the annual exporters’ survey conducted by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
Beef Roadshow Successful Launch for Market Development Efforts in China
CHINA - An initial and ambitious step toward developing demand for US beef in China was taken as the US Beef China Roadshow, a week-long series of events organized by USMEF, brought exporters and importers together in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou....
10 October 2017
Seminars Introduce US Beef to HRI Sector in Kazakhstan Cities
KAZAKHSTAN - Highlighting well-established cuts of US beef and introducing new cuts expected to be popular, USMEF conducted educational seminars for HRI professionals in Chimkent and Astana, two of the largest cities in Kazakhstan. ...
09 October 2017
Advantage of Alternative US Beef Cuts Presented in Peru
PERU - Highlighting alternative cuts for South America’s foodservice sector, USMEF partnered with a major importer and distributor in the region for a US beef workshop in Lima, Peru....
05 October 2017
US Pork, Beef Seek New Opportunities at Food and Hotel Myanmar
MYANMAR - Strengthening the presence of US pork and beef in Southeast Asia while helping US meat exporters reach more prospective customers, USMEF participated in Food and Hotel Myanmar 2017, an international food show in Yangon, Myanmar....
27 September 2017
IFA Says Increased Direct Payments, Live Exports Vital to Support Suckler Herd
IRELAND - Speaking at the National Ploughing Championships in Tullamore last week, IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said increased direct payments and a strong live export trade are essential to maintain Ireland's national suckler cow herd,...
25 September 2017
Talk of Lifting Japan’s Ban on British Beef Gives Hope to UK Firms
JAPAN - Succulent cuts of prime British beef could be back on menus in Japan as early as next year after a team of Japanese government officials carried out an inspection of UK beef production controls in mid-July. This was more than 20 years after the...
15 September 2017
FAO Commends High Quality of Belarus' Dairy, Meat Products
BELARUS - Belarusian dairy and meat products are of high quality, Raimund Jehle, FAO Regional Strategic Programmes Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia, told the media on 14 September....
14 September 2017
Factories Paying More to Get Cattle with Strong Beef Demand
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said farmers should not take lower quoted prices for cattle as factories are paying more to get stock....
07 September 2017
Pakistan Exploring Markets for Export of Meat, Dairy Products
PAKISTAN - The government is exploring new markets for export of meat and dairy products with a focus on Global Halal Food Trade....
01 September 2017
Premium Offer for Major Hong Kong Exhibition
HONG KONG - Premium beef, lamb, pork, sausages, ham and bacon from Britain will be heading to Hong Kong next week for one of the leading fine dining exhibitions in Asia....
25 August 2017
China Not on First List of McDonald's Antibiotics Cut
CHINA - Chinese diners may have to wait until 2027 to enjoy nuggets free of a certain antibiotics at McDonald's as the country is not among the markets where the chemical will be banned before that....
18 August 2017
New QMS Video Highlights Health Benefits of Red Meat
UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has this week launched a new video highlighting the important role of beef, lamb and pork in a healthy diet....
Danish Crown, Tulip to Move Under One Roof
DENMARK - Since its founding in 1990, Danish Crown has become one of Denmark's largest companies....
16 August 2017
Tyson Foods Streamlines Organisation to Maximise Growth
US - Tyson Foods, Inc. has streamlined its organisation in support of a growth strategy announced earlier this year, the company reported earlier this month. The new structure is designed around the company’s segments of Beef, Pork, Chicken and Prepared...
14 August 2017
Passport Food Safety Solutions Enters Exclusive Partnership with Predictive Analytics Leader PurePredictive
GLOBAL - PassTrac Analytics, a division of Passport Food Safety Solutions, Inc., announces its exclusive industry partnership with PurePredictive, an innovative company that uses a powerful predictive modeling and prescriptive analytics technology for...
04 August 2017
Cargill Named Exclusive Producer of Simply Essentials Black Angus beef
US - Cargill is now the exclusive producer of the Simply Essentials™ brand of premium Black Angus beef products. Cattle dedicated to the Simply Essentials™ brand are fed a proprietary, flaxseed-based diet prior to harvest....
31 July 2017
US Beef, Pork Popular Attractions at Food and Hotel Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Continuing its work to distinguish US red meat from competitors’ products in the ASEAN region, USMEF handed out samples of US beef and pork at Food and Hotel Viet Nam, one of the region’s largest and most comprehensive hospitality industry...
21 July 2017
Advantages of US Beef Shared at Taste Ambassadors Event in Romania
ROMANIA - Introducing US beef in a country where it is not well-known, USMEF partnered with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) at the Taste Ambassadors exhibition, an event for HRI professionals in Bucharest, Romania. ...
Iowa Gov Kicks Off China Farm Mission
CHINA - Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds is leading a trade mission to China that will feature officials from groups representing the state's major agricultural producers....
17 July 2017
Leading UAE Chefs Educated on Versatility of US Beef
UAE - More than 70 chefs from some of the finest hotels, restaurants and catering services in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) learned how to utilise alternative cuts of US beef in a variety of ways at training workshops arranged by USMEF. Funded by the...
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