China is a key market for Brazil

Brazil and China in trade dialogue

By Carina Perkins

Ministers from China and Brazil have met to discuss agricultural co-operation and trading between the two countries.

Rabobank: Australian beef export report

US demand boosts Australian boxed beef exports

By Carina Perkins

Australian boxed beef exports are struggling in traditional key markets, but have been boosted by strong demand from the US, according to a new report from agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank.

NBTY acquires Balance Bar Company

NBTY acquires Balance Bar Company

By Hank Schultz

NBTY Inc. has announced the acquisition of Balance Bar Company from Brynwood Partners, its private equity owner. Details of the deal were not announced.

CFIA suspends Capital Packers licence amid listeria recall

Canadian meat firm’s licence suspended

By Carina Perkins

A Canadian meat packer at the centre of the latest listeria monocytogenes recall has had its licence suspended by food safety officials.

Partial fractionation could improve energy efficiency

How eco-friendly are meat analogues?

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Many meat analogues derived from plant proteins may have environmental impacts comparable to animal protein because of inefficient water and energy use in their production, according to associate professor of Food Process Engineering at Wageningen University...

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