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Organic meat on the menu

Organic meat on the menu

A new report suggests that competition in the European organic meat
industry is increasing, as the market begins to suffer from
overcapacity. This follows another report that linked the
popularity of organic meat in North America...

Is organic meat the future?

Is organic meat the future?

Public concern over BSE outbreaks is set to boost sales of organic
meat products in North America, according to a new report. But
North Americans have not historically been as influenced by food
scares as their European counterparts.

UK poultry feels the squeeze

UK poultry feels the squeeze

The price paid to British farmers for chicken needs to increase by
8p a kilogramme if the industry is to survive, the National Farmers
Union said yesterday. Poultry producers are getting an average of
2p less than the cost of production...

Beef labelling taken to task

Beef labelling taken to task

The US National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) has taken the
first steps in creating a country of origin labelling programme.
Put together by a specially organised NCBA task force, the
programme consists of a US label that...

Finnish finesse

Finnish finesse

Distribution in sparsely populated countries such as Finland is a
perennial problem, especially when it comes to perishable foods
such as meat and poultry. Having worked in this geographic
environment for years, Finnish packaging...

Co-operation works

Co-operation works

A US farm co-operative is set to open a $25 million
state-of-the-art pork processing plant that will be wholly owned by
hog producers. Is this the best way that small pork processors can
compete against the likes of Smithfield and...

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