Meat

A sharp rise in prices due to restricted supply and increased demand

Egg prices set to keep rising in EU

By Louis Gore-Langton

Egg prices in Europe have risen 16% since November last year driven up by bird flu outbreaks and rising consumer demand, say global commodities analysts at Mintec.

'Industries that are inherently inefficient – like animal agriculture – are ripe for technology-driven disruption, and investors see the writing on the wall,' says the Good Food Institute.  ©iStock

Industrial in vitro: Commercialising lab meat

By Louis Gore-Langton

The spectre of lab-meat has been haunting the meat industry for years but has yet to reach store shelves. We speak to the Good Food Institute to discuss the obstacles in making this happen. 

Cargill opens European chiller plant in the UK

Firm to install UV light finished pack decontamination technology in its packing area

Cargill opens European chiller plant as part of £35m Fresh Chicken Strategy

By Jenny Eagle

Cargill has opened a European chiller plant in Hereford, UK, enhancing its quality and food safety and says it is the first processor in the UK to introduce Robotics packing, which can process up to 240 breast fillets per minute.

India leapfrogs EU as world's dominant milk producer

India

India leapfrogs EU as world's dominant milk producer

By RJ Whitehead

India is now the world’s biggest milk producer, having overtaken the European Union over the last 12 months, according to the latest edition of the government’s annual economic survey.

Animal feed industry gets a new website

Animal feed industry gets a new website

By Jane Byrne

A new website has been launched to supply breaking news for the global animal feed industry – a sector that was valued at $500 billion last year.