All news articles for February 11, 2016

IPPE hosted 1,301 exhibitors

IPPE 2016

IPPE 2016 round up in pictures

By Rod Addy

The 2016 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta attracted an estimated 30,000 poultry, meat and feed industry visitors from all over the world, according to show organisers.

Tom Vilsack (centre) called the $30m grants an

US awards $30m to improve food production

By Oscar Rousseau

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will award grants of more than $30m to improve food safety, reduce antibiotic resistance and bolster plant resilience in the wake of climate change.

Pilgrim's CEO Bill Lovette has also confirmed a target for capital spending in 2016

Weak export market dents Pilgrim’s profits

By Oscar Rousseau

Strong headwinds in the poultry export market hit Pilgrim’s Pride’s annual profits, but a strategy to expand in the booming Mexican market validates its growth strategy, the company claims.  

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