All news articles for May 2019

Canada, Mexico and US agree to drop tariffs

Canada, Mexico and US agree to drop tariffs

By Aidan Fortune

North American nations the US, Canada and Mexico have reached an agreement to cut tariffs and take a step closer to agreeing a new trade agreement.

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Lidl to reach 100 US stores by end of next year

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Lidl, a predominantly private label retailer, will open 25 new stores in Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia by next spring. By the end of 2020, Lidl said it expects to operate more than 100 stores.

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Euromonitor: What's the driving force behind plant-based eating?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The bulk of the plant-based eating trend is being driven by consumers who are trying to do their part to help the environment by cutting down their meat intake, as opposed to completely eliminating meat products by following a vegetarian or vegan diet,...

US and Australia vie for beef markets

US and Australia vie for beef markets

By Aidan Fortune

The US-China tariff war may be getting nasty but there’s another battle for beef supremacy going on that is worth billions. The US and Australia are both looking at the Eastern markets, particularly China, for growing beef exports.

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