Poultry Quarterly Q3 2020: Fragile Recovery After Covid-19 Storm

rabobankPoultry prices and demand will see some recovery, while global trade will remain volatile

The global poultry industry is recovering from a storm that hit in 1H 2020, and the outlook is gradually improving. Poultry demand will be more bullish in 2H, as Covid-19 containment measurements are eased, lifting demand through foodservice.

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Alimentaria will be held in May 2021 by common agreement with the industry

alimentariaThe next edition of Alimentaria, the most important food, drinks and food service trade show in Spain and one of the top ones globally will take place from May 2021 from 17th to 20th. The organization behind the show, Fira de Barcelona has agreed with the industry on the new dates for the event, in response to requests from the industry's leading companies and associations with the aim of holding it next year with the greatest possible participation.

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Messe Frankfurt and VNU Asia Pacific join forces to launch a new meat and food processing trade show for the South East Asian market

messefrankfurtIn a strategic expansion into the growing food technology sector, Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd and VNU Asia Pacific, announce a partnership to jointly organise ‘Meat Pro Asia’, a new trade show dedicated to meat and food processing and catering to the ASEAN region. The show will take place on a biennial basis in co-location with VIV Asia – the no.1 international trade show from Feed to Food in Asia. The inaugural edition will open its doors on 10-12 March 2021 at IMPACT, Bangkok - Thailand.

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JBS reveals impact of USD$368 million investment in global sustainability initiatives in 2019


  • World's largest animal protein company has made significant investments across four key sustainability pillars of environmental stewardship, responsible procurement, animal welfare and social responsibility
  • Investments contribute towards zero-deforestation as well as reduction of water use, carbon emissions and waste
  • JBS Biodiesel becomes first Brazilian company authorised to issue biofuel decarbonisation credits (CBios)

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Crisis has speeded up food e-commerce boom, says CSB-System

csbThe current boom in online food sales brought about by the coronavirus pandemic has provided a preview of the likely future for food retailing, according to a leading food and drink IT specialist.

CSB-System says that the growth offers a huge opportunity for manufacturing and trade companies, and that the current crisis has merely accelerated a trend that experts have long seen coming.

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Tyson Foods Affirms Progress in Social, Environmental and Economic Stewardship

tysonfoodsThe Company’s 2019 Sustainability Report, “Grow-Deliver-Sustain,” Details Concrete Achievements

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) published its 2019 Sustainability Report, “Grow – Deliver - Sustain”, outlining progress toward its sustainability goals and announcing key achievements in five focus areas: Food, Animal Welfare, Environment, Workplace, and Communities. The goal of Tyson Foods' sustainability initiative is to ensure the company produces safe, nutritious food for the global population and makes a positive impact on the world.

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MULTIVAC receives the Axia Best Managed Companies Award 2020

multivacMULTIVAC is a winner of the Axia Best Managed Companies Award 2020, a seal of approval that is awarded by Deloitte, WirtschaftsWoche, Credit Suisse and BDI to companies, which are judged to be outstandingly well managed. Christian Traumann, Group President of MULTIVAC, accepted the award yesterday in Munich.

Medium-sized companies are extremely important to the German economy. The Axia Best Managed Companies Award gives recognition to those medium-sized or family-owned companies based in Germany, which are judged to have exemplary management.

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Messe Frankfurt takes over management of Process Expo in Chicago, USA

processexpoMesse Frankfurt is continuing its collaboration with the American industrial association FPSA (Food Processing Suppliers Association), owner of the trade fair Process Expo. As of 1 May 2020 Messe Frankfurt's North American subsidiary will take over the management of Process Expo.

Process Expo, "The Global Food Equipment and Technology Show", has been held every two years in Chicago since 2011 and is the biggest trade fair for all food and beverage processing in the USA.

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