Marfrig partners with ADM to make plant-based burgers in Brazil

BRAZIL – Brazilian beef producer Marfrig Global Foods SA, has reached an agreement with Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) for the production and sale of plant-based protein products in Brazil. Under the agreement, the US based […]

Morrisons supports farmers transitioning to Arla UK 360 standard

UK – Morrisons, UK’s fourth largest supermarket chain has opened up its beef supply chain to help its associated farmers transition to Arla UK 360 standard. The move will see bull calves from Morrisons’ dairy […]

Tanzania’s annual meat imports decline 63% on improving local industry

TANZANIA – Tanzania has reduced its meat imports by 63% from 1,401.96 tonnes to 516.63 tonnes within a period of one year on the back of the improving local industry. This was majorly supported by […]

Waitrose UK launches seitan-based burger amid plant-based boom

UK – The British supermarket chain, Waitrose & Partners has launched the first seitan burger made from wheat gluten and mushrooms to meet the growing demand for plant-based products among British consumers. The product can […]

World Bank pumps US$7.93m in establishing abattoirs to boost livestock sector in Kenya

KENYA – The World Bank will inject US$7.93 million (Sh800 million) in establishing abattoirs across major pastoralism areas in Kenya in a bid to promote the local and export market for livestock products. Harry Kimutai, […]

Danish Crown’s Tulip invests US$3m in UK snacking facility

UK – Tulip Ltd, a subsidiary of the global meat processing company, Danish Crown is investing US$3.01 million (£2.3 million) in its Ruskington scotch egg and snacks factory in the UK. According to the company, […]

Tanzania, Egypt ink pact on setting up meat and feed processing plant

TANZANIA – Tanzanian investors have entered into an agreement with Egyptian counterparts that will see the establishment of a meat processing plant in the country. According to a report by the IPP Media, the investment […]

Tyson Foods in partnership to trace beef using DNA technology

USA – World’s leading meat and poultry processor, Tyson Foods has partnered with DNA diagnostics company, IdentiGEN to use DNA technology to trace beef back to the individual animal of origin. Tyson’s beef and pork […]

Marfrig’s National Beef acquires Iowa Premium from Sysco for US$150m

USA – National Beef, the Missouri based beef processor and subsidiary of Marfrig Global Foods has acquired Iowa Premium, a meat packer previously owned by Sysco in a transaction valued at US$150 million. Iowa Premium, […]

Danish Crown sets climate-neutral goals, to become most sustainable meat producer

DENMARK – Danish Crown has set the ambitious goal to create a completely climate-neutral value chain by 2050 in a race to become the world’s leading producer of sustainable meat. Danish Crown says this will […]