Tyson Fresh Meats and Jacob Stern & Sons form fats and oils joint venture

USA – Tyson Fresh Meat, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, and Jacob Stern & Sons have launched a joint venture, JST Global, to serve the worldwide fats and oils market. The companies […]

Farmcrowdy Nigeria acquires Best Foods to explore meat market

NIGERIA – Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s digital agriculture platform is officially exploring the business of selling meat after it acquired a majority stake in Best Foods, an agro company. The Nigerian agrotech firm has been crowdfunding farmers, […]

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 […]