Germany: ‘Meat tax’ on the table to protect the climate

Posted on August,08,2019 | 0 Comments

Meat is relatively cheap for consumers in Germany. But that could all be about to change as lawmakers from across the political spectrum back proposals aimed at climate protection and animal welfare. German politicians from the Social Democrats (SPD) and the Greens on Wednesday proposed raising the value added tax (VAT) on meat to the […]

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Beyond Meat Crushed As Insiders Run For The Hills

Posted on August,08,2019 | 0 Comments

While the rest of the stock market rebounded by 1.2 percent on Tuesday, Beyond Meat stock tanked by $15 per share, or 8.4 percent. Beyond Meat stock is now down 30 percent from its all-time high. Insiders are bailing on Beyond Meat, and so are investors. On a day with no real company-specific news, the […]

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China’s swine fever outbreak sets off scrap over pork

Posted on April,28,2019 | 0 Comments

Meat prices climb worldwide as importers scramble and consumers switch products  The outbreak of African swine fever that is ravaging China’s pig farmers is sending shock waves through Asia’s market for imported meat. Importers in the region face a battle with Chinese buyers, while exporters reap a windfall. The virus that causes ASF has no […]

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China’s unprecedented pig crisis to impact entire world, expert warns

Posted on April,28,2019 | 0 Comments

Commodities economist predicts African swine fever will trigger an escalation in meat prices across the globe In almost 40 years of analysing commodity markets, Arlan Suderman says he has never witnessed an industry-jolting event as dramatic as the contagion spreading across China’s pig farms. The commodities economist has been warning clients about the impact of African swine fever, which […]

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Moy Park attracts interest from Chinese firms

Posted on June,27,2017 | 0 Comments

Poultry giant Moy Park may attract the interest of a large Chinese buyer after being put up for sale by its Brazilian owner JBS.  The Chinese group WH, which controls the American company Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer, has been tipped as a suitor for the business in the Brazilian media. Chinese investor […]

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