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30 October 2020
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US exports lag and EU production expected to rise
Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy industry updates track the production outlook in Europe and slowing beef exports. ...
20 October 2020
US meat industry lobbies USDA for mandatory labelling of cell-based meat products
The Meat Institute and AMPS Innovation have sent a joint letter to the USDA expressing their concerns on labelling for cell-based and cultured meat and poultry products. ...
16 October 2020
Weekly protein digest: China's meat imports expected to fall in 2021
Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy industry updates track China's import future and the international dairy market. ...
NFU complaint on breach of partiality upheld by BBC
The BBC has upheld an impartiality breach complaint made by the National Farmers Union regarding the BBC1 documentary, "Meat: a threat to our planet?"...
14 October 2020
New campaign hopes to give grass-fed Irish beef an edge
Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, is launching a big impact marketing campaign placing grass-fed Irish beef in the spotlight this autumn in a bid to drive awareness of its premium qualities and Ireland’s unique grass-fed production systems...
13 October 2020
China’s September meat imports inch up on August numbers
China imported 834,000 tonnes of meat in September 2020, slightly higher than last month....
09 October 2020
Weekly protein digest: beef exports from US decline while the dairy industry gains ground
Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy update tracks decreasing beef exports from the United States and the impacts of Spain's recent COVID-19 spike....
08 October 2020
Global food price index rises 5 percent year-on-year in September
Data from the FAO’s newly released world food price index shows that food prices rose for a fourth straight month in September....
06 October 2020
USDA moves to overhaul labelling to deter organic fraud
After multiple cases of organic food fraud eroded consumer confidence, the USDA moves to strengthen its oversight of organic production....
AHDB marks first shipment of UK beef to US in decades
The first shipment of UK beef to the United States is being celebrated in a virtual launch by AHDB. ...
02 October 2020
CME update: nearby cattle futures sink on profit-taking
US live cattle futures had a mixed trading day on 1 October with nearby contracts lowering on profit-taking after the December benchmark contract reached a six-week high....
50 US senators back trade agreement with Taiwan
50 US senators from both parties have called on the Trump administration to begin negotiating a bilateral trade agreement with Taiwan....
Weekly protein digest: beef exports to China are threatened by COVID-19 restrictions
Read Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy industry updates from around the world....
Convenience remains the top priority for UK shoppers
Market research shows that speed and ease of cooking drive the shopping choices for UK consumers, with 75 percent of households purchasing "value added" meat products last year. ...
01 October 2020
Argentina’s beef exports to China remain at pre-pandemic levels
Argentina is expected to export about 870,000 tonnes of beef to China in 2020, matching 2019’s export numbers....
30 September 2020
Trump administration eyes trade deal with Taiwan
A group of Republican lawmakers is calling on the Trump administration to open trade talks with Taiwan in a bid to thwart economic and national security threats from China....
UK meat industry well positioned to break into the Middle Eastern market
Middle Eastern markets present a huge opportunity for the UK's red meat exports with the region importing nearly 90 percent of its locally consumed beef and lamb. ...
29 September 2020
UK's meat export market at risk as government delays securing Third Country status
The United Kingdom must be formally listed as a Third Country by the EU in order to continue selling meat and other food products in that market, says BMPA...
Agriculture at the heart of Alberta's economic recovery
Record crop yields and strengthened cattle prices are leading Alberta’s economic recovery after a difficult start to 2020 due to COVID-19 and low energy prices....
11 September 2020
Weekly protein digest: Australia rebuilds beef herd and Ukraine faces uphill battle
Read the latest global cattle industry updates from Jim Wyckoff. ...
08 September 2020
British beef and pork makes a splash at two major events in China
Exporters will be flying the flag for UK pork and beef at two major events in China this month – marking the first international showcasing since the coronavirus outbreak....
07 September 2020
Taiwan opposition pushes for referendum to block US pork and beef imports
Taiwan’s main opposition party the Kuomintang (KMT) began a push on Sunday 6 September for a referendum to block the easing of restrictions on US pork imports....
Brazil’s Marfrig signs non-binding investment agreement in Paraguay
Brazilian beef packer Marfrig SA is exploring investment opportunities in Paraguay....
04 September 2020
Weekly protein digest: fluid milk production shows wide regional variation
Read the latest global dairy industry and beef export updates from Jim Wyckoff....
30 August 2020
New Zealand beef and lamb sampler boxes now available in the US
Silver Fern Farms, Marx Foods and Beef + Lamb New Zealand team up to launch online delivery sampler boxes for US customers. ...
28 August 2020
China says beef import suspension unrelated to China-Australia relations
China suspends beef imports from Australian firm, but says the move is not related to strained diplomatic ties between the two countries....
Taiwan makes moves to secure US trade deal
Taiwan is paving the way for an eventual free trade deal with the United States by announcing an easing of restriction on US beef and pork imports....
Weekly protein digest:fluid milk supplies falter and beef exports are down
Read the latest US dairy industry and beef export updates from Jim Wyckoff....
 
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