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05 July 2017
New Data Indicates Increased Protein Consumption in Canada
CANADA - Results from the newest Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) report Canadians are consuming more of their calories from protein than they did over a decade ago. ...
03 July 2017
US Beef Returning to Chinese Dining Tables
CHINA - As Chinese and US representatives cut into a rib in Beijing on Friday to mark the return of US beef to China after a 14-year absence, customers in Shanghai also started to receive the US beef they had pre-ordered online via domestic retailers....
26 June 2017
US Beef’s Interest in EU Reaffirmed at Trade Show in Milan
ITALY - Demonstrating US beef’s continued interest in the European retail sector, USMEF partnered with Giraudi, one of the region’s largest importers and distributors, to promote US beef at the TuttoFood show in Milan, Italy. ...
20 June 2017
Better Supply Chain Communications to Play Vital Role in Post-Brexit Era
UK - While there will be tough and challenging times ahead there will also be opportunities in the post-Brexit era, according to Stuart Ashworth, Head of Economics Services with Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
19 June 2017
Focus on Feed Efficiency at Dorchester Event
UK - The Beef Feed Efficiency Programme’s first commercial beef unit will be showcased at an event in Dorset on 6 July. The four-year Defra and AHDB-funded project aims to demonstrate how feed efficiency traits can be measured and selected for in beef...
14 June 2017
Seminars in Panama Demonstrate Advantages of US Beef
PANAMA - Sharing ideas on how to expand demand for US beef in Central America, USMEF recently conducted three cutting and cooking seminars for Panamanian buyers and foodservice company representatives....
NCBA Hails Final Agreement That Clears Way for US Beef's Return to China
US - The US Department of Agriculture has announced that a final agreement has been reached between China and the US wherein the latter can resume exports of beef and beef products to China for the first time after 2003. This serves as good news for American...
13 June 2017
Campaign to Put Steak on Britain's BBQs Begins
UK - More than a quarter of Brits would like to see more lamb and beef steaks on the barbecue this summer....
09 June 2017
China’s WH Group Targets Beef, Poultry Assets in US, Europe
CHINA - China’s WH Group Ltd, (0288.HK), owner of Smithfield Foods Inc., the world’s largest pork producer, is scouting for US and European beef and poultry assets to buy, in a move that would sharpen its rivalry with global meat packers Tyson Foods...
New Poster Highlights Nutritional, Performance Targets for Suckler Herds
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has developed a new resource for cattle farmers to help ensure the nutritional requirements of suckler herds are met throughout the year....
02 June 2017
ASEAN Buyers Connect with US Red Meat Industry
US - To connect exporters and importers and create interest in alternative cuts of US beef and pork, USMEF hosted 11 leading meat buyers from the ASEAN region for an educational tour of packing plants in Colorado and Iowa. ...
US, China Set for Beef Import Discussions
US & CHINA - US Department of Agriculture officials are scheduled to meet their counterparts in China next week as both nations prepare for the resumption of US beef exports to the mainland on 16 July....
23 May 2017
US, China Accelerate Beef Talks; Deal Possible by Early June
US & CHINA - Talks on restarting US beef exports to China are moving fast and final details should be in place by early June, the US Department of Agriculture said on Friday, allowing US farmers to vie for business that has been lost by rival Brazil....
18 May 2017
US Producers Experience Great Enthusiasm for US Beef in Japan, Korea
JAPAN & SOUTH KOREA - A team of beef producers from Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado joined USMEF in Japan and South Korea last week to get a better understanding of the two largest value destinations for US beef exports and identify potential areas for further...
15 May 2017
Big Demand from China Boosts Aussie Beef Industry
AUSTRALIA - Soaring demand for cattle from China is likely to bolster the Australian beef industry, analysts said....
10 May 2017
Oriental Adventure for Quality British Meat, Says AHDB
UK - Quality meat from Britain will be highlighted in Hong Kong and China this month at the food and hospitality trade shows Hofex and SIAL....
09 May 2017
US Beef, Pork’s Advantages Showcased at Indonesian Event
INDONESIA - Continuing its work to set US beef and pork apart in an increasingly competitive Indonesian market, USMEF showcased products, offered tasting samples and hosted a US meat barbecue reception at Food and Hotel Indonesia, the country’s largest...
08 May 2017
Survey Shows Babies Require 40% More Iron than Full-grown Men
CANADA - A recent national survey revealed 70 per cent of Canadian mothers are unaware that babies six to 12 months need 11 mg of iron per day - that's nearly 40 per cent more than is required of a full-grown man! ...
03 May 2017
US Beef Quality Showcased at HRI Event in Hamburg
GERMANY - USMEF partnered with key importers and distributors to help sponsor an event aimed at promoting US beef to HRI clients in the German market. ...
01 May 2017
Cargill to Sell Remaining Cattle Feed Yards in Colorado, Kansas
US - Cargill has reached an agreement to sell its beef cattle feed yards at Leoti, Kansas, and Yuma, Colorado, to Omaha-based Green Plains Inc., a vertically integrated ethanol producer with existing feed yards at Kismet, Kansas, and Hereford, Texas....
Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI Showcased at Canadian, HK Events
CANADA & HONG KONG - Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI will enjoy a high profile in Toronto and Hong Kong this month at two leading food and hospitality trade fairs – SIAL Canada and Hofex....
25 April 2017
Success in Korean Market Celebrated at Event
SOUTH KOREA - Celebrating continued growth and success in South Korea while also recognizing the many partners that have helped the US become the top beef and pork exporter to that country, USMEF hosted the “World Class US Meat Appreciation Event”...
24 April 2017
US Red Meat Showcased, North American Trade Highlighted at Congress
MEXICO - USMEF capitalized on a key opportunity to showcase US beef and pork items and interact with meat industry leaders and government officials in Mexico City by participating in the International Meat Congress hosted by the Mexican Cattle Feeders...
20 April 2017
Beef Fuels Team Beef in Boston
US - Thanks to the national beef checkoff, beef was front and center during the 121st Boston Marathon on 17 April....
19 April 2017
Mini Roast Campaign Creates £18.6M Red Meat Roast 'Halo'
UK - A high-profile campaign to increase sales using mini roasts has created an £18.6 million “halo” effect of incremental sales for beef, lamb or pork joints....
18 April 2017
Meat Technology Ireland Launched
IRELAND - Meat Technology Ireland, a strategic research and innovation base in beef and sheep meat processing in Ireland, was launched last week by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O Connor TD and Minister for Agriculture, Food...
Top Chef Showcases Scotch Beef PGI to VIPs in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - Over 150 of China’s business elite have enjoyed Scotch Beef PGI as part of a menu devised by one of Scotland’s top chefs....
EU Commissioner's Legwork Benefits Danish Crown's Export Potential
EU - Thanks to the diplomatic efforts of the EU's Commissioner for Agriculture, new export opportunities opened up as the first container with beef and by-products from Danish Crown's German and Polish slaughterhouses left Husum destined for Hong Kong...
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