Meat & Poultry News

  1. Marel Agrees To Acquire Cedar Creek Company
    10/23/2019

    Marel is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire Cedar Creek Company, an Australian provider of specialized software and hardware solutions to meat, seafood and poultry processors. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019.

  2. Agrotop To Showcase Advanced Solutions For Extreme Heat And Humidity At Poultry India 2019
    10/16/2019

    Agrotop, a leading global player in poultry and livestock turnkey projects, will present poultry solutions that have been specifically designed to resist extreme heat and adapt to varying humidity conditions at Poultry India 2019, which will take place November 27–29 at Hitex, Hyderabad, India.

  3. CLAA 2019 In Peru: From Traditional To Professional Processing
    10/15/2019

    The 26th Congreso Latinoamericano de Avicultura (CLAA), recently held in Lima, Peru, underlined the trends in the region. Poultry processing is getting more professional, with plenty of automation opportunities. There are plenty of opportunities for starting or expanding processors to team up with Marel Poultry.

  4. Research Provides Insight On How To Improve Indoor Air Quality In Poultry Housing With Black UV Light
    10/14/2019

    USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, in which researchers provided insight on how to improve indoor air quality in poultry housing with black UV light.

  5. Hitachi Consulting Shares Business Outcomes Of Large-Scale Digital Transformation Projects At Hitachi NEXT
    10/9/2019

    Only 10 percent of companies with a formal digital strategy put that strategy into action, but Hitachi Consulting Corporation, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), has overcome the barriers to help clients around the world transform their business models, customer experiences and time-to-market capabilities.

  6. USDA To Implement Alternative Method Program For AMS-Designated Laboratories That Conduct Microbiological Testing Of Boneless And Ground Beef
    10/9/2019

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced recently that beginning November 1, 2019, AMS will evaluate requests from AMS-designated laboratories to use methods different from those specified in the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Microbiology Laboratory Guidebook (MLG) to test beef that AMS intends to purchase.

  7. New Spiral Freezer System Helps James T Blakeman & Co Expand Production Capacity
    10/8/2019

    Star Refrigeration and its group business Starfrost have successfully installed a new Helix Spiral freezer at James T Blakeman’s Millennium Way production facility in Newcastle-under-Lyne.

  8. Atria Initiates Planning Of An Investment Project Of EUR 130 Million To Increase Poultry Production In Finland
    10/7/2019

    Atria is focusing on the growing poultry segment and is starting to plan an expansion investment in poultry production. According to preliminary estimates, the value of the investment is approximately EUR 130 million. The investment project includes the renovation of existing production facilities and the construction of new production facilities and lines at the Nurmo plant.

  9. ABP Introduces Reduced Plastic Packaging
    10/7/2019

    ABP has today announced the introduction of new sustainable packaging for a number of its European customers. The move will see a reduction of 70% of the amount of plastics used to package its meat products. The packaging includes recyclable card coupled with thin film of peel away plastic. The new development does not impact on the shelf life of the product.

  10. Rosavis Determines Market Position With Hatchery Expansion
    10/1/2019

    After a decade of breeding broilers, Romanian poultry company Rosavis has decided to boost its capacity by building a brand-new hatchery and investing in a neighbouring parent farm.