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 […]

Maple Leaf doubles distribution of meat alternatives products in the US

USA – Greenleaf Foods SPC, a subsidiary of Maple Leaf Foods has announced a retail  expansion of its plant-based meat alternatives line into more than 12,000 retail locations nationwide. Greenleaf Foods, which is also the […]

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 […]