Processing > Meat, poultry & seafood

Danish Crown to open pork processing plant in China

17 November, 2016

European meat processor Danish Crown has announced it will establish a pork processing and retail product plant in Shanghai, China.

World’s largest indoor salmon hatchery

08 November, 2016

The world's largest indoor salmon aquaculture facility will be built in Newfoundland, Canada, for Norwegian company Grieg NL.

Major production changes set for meat processors

01 November, 2016

A number of successful trials using rotary screw vacuum pumps instead of rotary vane pumps in operating industry-standard rotary vacuum packaging machines is set to have a major impact on the meat processing industry.

Australian researchers close in on Campylobacter

25 October, 2016

A team from Griffith University has identified a unique sensory structure present on particularly virulent strains of Campylobacter jejuni.

JBT pays $160 million for Tipper Tie

07 October, 2016

JBT has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Tipper Tie for US$160 million (before customary post-closing adjustments) with the sale expected to be completed this year.

Healthy growth forecast for fish and seafood market

29 September, 2016

The global fish and seafood market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 3.9% between 2015 and 2020, according to data from research company MarketLine.

G. Mondini robotic picking head system for frozen steak

28 September, 2016

G. Mondini has released a picking head system for the robotic loading of crust-frozen steak.

Kangaroo meat company targets European expansion

22 September, 2016

Kangaroo meat distributor Macro Meats is planning to establish a processing plant in Europe to target the home cooking market.

Experts warn booming seaweed industry of the risks of rapid growth

15 September, 2016

The seaweed industry is expanding at a rapid rate, driven by new and valuable uses for the crop. But experts are urging the industry to take heed of the lessons learned in both agriculture and fish farming in order to avoid the potential pitfalls.

Pork industry placement program a win-win

10 August, 2016

Alice Weaver, whose PhD was supported by the CRC For High Integrity Australian Pork, is the first person to be awarded an Industry Placement Program appointment under the South Australian Government's $500,000 funding to the Pork CRC.

Reducing greenhouse emissions in the pork industry

21 July, 2016

A study by the Pork CRC has identified herd feed conversion as a key factor in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the pork industry.

Spraying Systems AutoJet carcass chilling spray system

20 July, 2016

Spraying Systems has developed the AutoJet Carcass Chilling Spray System to offset evaporative weight loss during the carcass cooling process by using a range of spray nozzles.

Self-cleaning screen saves rendering facility $100,000 pa

14 July, 2016

A self-cleaning screen installed prior to the prefilter cartridge filters in an RO plant is saving a Quensland rendering plant $100,000 per annum.

More little piggies go to market

23 June, 2016

Revenue from pig farming is growing at a faster rate than beef farming, and this trend is forecast to continue to 2021, according to research by IBISWorld.

The scramble for free-range eggs

16 June, 2016

With ongoing concerns about the welfare of egg-laying hens prompting changes to free-range egg classification, the egg farming industry is seeing a shift towards free-range eggs at all stages of the supply chain.

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