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UK pork showcased at tasting event in China

UK pork showcased at tasting event in China

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) showcased UK pork to key influencers from Chinese media at a tasting event...

December 10, 2021

Brazil beef trade to China expected to resume in next fortnight

Brazil beef trade to China expected to resume in next fortnight

The resumption of the beef trade from Brazil to China has been forecast as “more than probable” in the next...

September 8, 2021

China suspends pork imports from Brazilian plant over Covid-19 concerns

China suspends pork imports from Brazilian plant over Covid-19 concerns

China has suspended all imports of pork from a Brazilian pork plant operated by Aurora Alimentos over unanswered concerns about Covid-19....

January 5, 2021

UK meat and dairy products to be showcased in China

UK meat and dairy products to be showcased in China

Red meat and dairy products from the UK will take centre stage in China this month at one of Asia’s...

November 3, 2020

Fonterra sells its dairy farms in China in $555 million deal

Fonterra sells its dairy farms in China in $555 million deal

Fonterra has agreed to sell its China farms for a total of $555 million (€313.74 million), the New Zealand dairy...

October 5, 2020

China urges frozen food importers to avoid countries with severe Covid-19 outbreaks

China urges frozen food importers to avoid countries with severe Covid-19 outbreaks

China is warning its frozen food importers to avoid countries with high levels of Covid-19 cases after several imported products...

September 28, 2020

China bans German pork imports after African swine fever case

China bans German pork imports after African swine fever case

China has said it will ban any imports of German pork after a case of African swine fever (ASF) was...

September 14, 2020

First bilateral trade agreement signed between EU and China

First bilateral trade agreement signed between EU and China

The first significant bilateral trade agreement has been signed between the European Union (EU) and China this morning, Monday, July...

July 20, 2020

International dairy product markets to come under pressure throughout 2020

International dairy product markets to come under pressure throughout 2020

According to Rabobank, the upward trajectory in global dairy product prices, visible in the fourth quarter of 2019, has stalled...

March 19, 2020

JCB ends ‘short-time working’ as component shipping improves

JCB ends ‘short-time working’ as component shipping improves

JCB has announced that it is ending its “short-time working” at its UK factories and reverting to a five-day working...

March 5, 2020

JCB to reduce production due to expected shortages from China

JCB to reduce production due to expected shortages from China

JCB is set to reduce production levels at its factories due to anticipated component shortages from Chinese suppliers impacted by...

February 13, 2020

China orders cull of 18,000 chickens after bird flu outbreak

China orders cull of 18,000 chickens after bird flu outbreak

Authorities in China have culled almost 18,000 chickens after an outbreak of bird flu in the Asian country. China’s Ministry...

February 4, 2020

China lifts 30-month age restriction on US beef imports

China lifts 30-month age restriction on US beef imports

China and the US have signed an agreement whereby the Asian country will remove the 30-month age limit for beef...

January 24, 2020

Dairy cow cull in China as demand for beef soars

Dairy cow cull in China as demand for beef soars

Current reports are indicating that farmers in China are opting to slaughter their dairy cows as a result of soaring...

June 10, 2019

Infant formula – what are the prospects?

Infant formula – what are the prospects?

According to the international food marketing and research body Gira, the global infant formula market was estimated at 2.7 billion...

April 7, 2019

Rabobank confirms that world milk output has flat lined

Rabobank confirms that world milk output has flat lined

According to Rabobank, the final milk production tallies for the fourth quarter of 2018 are complete. Collections from the ‘big...

April 2, 2019

ASF outbreak reported for first time in Beijing

ASF outbreak reported for first time in Beijing

African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed on two farms in Beijing, the first cases in the Chinese capital, according...

November 24, 2018

‘CCC report is nonsense but the NFU has been asleep at the wheel’

‘CCC report is nonsense but the NFU has been asleep at the wheel’

Forget Brexit, the truly worrying story to come out of London this week was the report from the Government’s advisory...

November 18, 2018