China’s pork consumption has dropped by 10% to 15%, year-to-date, by our estimates, driven by food safety concerns. The level of consumption change varies greatly between the different distribution channels. Looking forward, and reflecting on the current situation and trends, it is quite possible we have seen the ‘peak’ of pork consumption.Read more
With growing demand for western-style beef consumption in Asian countries, are we seeing a changing of the guard in the world trimmings market as China, Japan and South Korea start to dominate volume trade for beef trimmings?Read more
Product innovation that shines a light on convenience, sustainability, and health & nutrition continues in the seafood sector. At this year's Brussels Seafood Expo Global, we saw a new range of value-added products, fish species that are farmed with novel (land-based!) farming technologies, along with plenty of alternative proteins (including algae-based products). All give an indication of how the seafood industry is keeping up with current consumer trends.Read more
Poultry Quarterly Q2 2019: China and Trade Restrictions Key Drivers for an Improving, but Volatile Global Outlook
Trade conditions are gradually improving for global poultry thanks to rising...
With growing demand for western-style beef consumption in Asian countries, are...
The spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) into every province in China and...