South Africa publishes new meat processing regulations to curb listeriosis outbreak

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa’s new regulations set to curb outbreak of listeriosis published by the Department of Trade and Industry now give effect to the guidelines for the processed meat industry as laid out […]

Danish Crown aims to achieve sustainable soy sourcing by 2020

DENMARK – Meat processor, Danish Crown has adopted a responsible soy policy to ensure the company achieves sustainable soy sourcing by 2020. Danish Crown says the policy also promotes sustainable development of soy production and […]

Tyson Foods builds new facility to boost automation and robotics efforts

USA – Tyson Foods has established a new state of the art facility in Arkansas, US, designed to help the company develop more automation and robotics for its food production plants. The Tyson Manufacturing Automation […]

US private equity firm acquires meatpacker Strauss Brands, plans new facility

USA – Strauss Brands LLC, a specialty meatpacker in Franklin has been acquired by a Texas based private equity firm Insight Equity Holdings. Insight Equity bought a majority share holing in the organics beef producer […]

Highlander acquires Evans Food Group, launches new food platform

USA – Highlander Partners, a Texas based private investment firm through its newly formed food platform, Benestar Brand, has acquired Evans Food Group from Wind Point Partners. Based in Chicago, Evans Foods produces and sells […]

US signs trade agreement with European Union to expand beef exports

USA – The United States has signed an agreement with the European Union to lower trade barriers to Europe in a move that seeks to expand the beef export market access. “This is a tremendous […]

Impossible Foods raises US$300m from investors including celebrities

USA – Impossible Foods has raised US4300 million in series E funding round from investors including celebrities Jay-Z, Katy Perry, Serena Williams, Jaden Smith, Trevor Noah and Zedd. The latest round of funding was led […]

Nigeria’s Farmcrowdy Group partners Best Foods to boost meat industry

NIGERIA – The Farmcrowdy Group, Nigeria’s first digital agriculture platform, has announced a strategic partnership with Best Foods Livestock and Poultry Limited, an agribusiness company. Farmcrowdy and its subsidiaries including newly launched Farmgate Africa will […]

ibert seeks establishing biogas plants in South Africa’s abattoirs

SOUTH AFRICA – ibert, a company which converts bio-waste into energy in South Africa, has a put forth a business proposition to South Africa’s abattoirs to set up biogas plants as a means of resolving […]

Commission approves Karan Beef Holdings merger

SOUTH AFRICA – The proposed merger of Karan Beef Holdings with Karan Beef and Karan Beef Feedlot was approved by the Competition Tribunal with certain conditions reports, Fin 24. Karan Beef Holdings is a newly […]