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PROVACUNO faces a new stage, emphasizing internationalization and national consumption

The Interprofessional Beef Organization (PROVACUNO) faces a new stage in which it will prioritize as objectives internationalization and internal consumption, as it informed during its act of longing, celebrated last May 29th in Madrid. Thus, this Interprofessional Organization has launched an ambitious Internationalization Plan, which will be developed during the period 2017-2021, to promote Spanish beef in foreign markets. Likewise, work is being done to ensure that Spanish consumers adequately value domestic beef, according to the director of PROVACUNO, Javier López.

The D.O.P Ham of Huelva is officially registered as D.O.P Jabugo

The European Commission recently published in the Official Journal of the European Union (DOUE) implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/385 approving the change of name of the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Ham of Huelva which, finally, it is registered as Denomination of Origin Protected (PDO) Jabugo. This Regulation shall enter into force on the 20th day following its publication and shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.
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The Jabugo DOP, only a step for its registration by the EU

The Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Jabugo is only one step away from its registration by the European Union Commission, having concluded the deadline so that from any country in the world it could be submitted allegations to this mention of quality, which means that it is only necessary to close this Community procedure.
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ANICE creates a specific working group for large meat companies

The National Association of Meat Industries of Spain (ANICE) has recently created a new business group within its organization, specifically oriented towards the large meat industry. Its objective will be the analysis and channeling of the concerns and initiatives of the largest meat companies. The new Business Group has elected Paulo Soares, CEO of Campofrío for Southern Europe, as president, and Paulino Tello, CEO of Industrias Cárnicas Tello, as vicepresident.

Lamb meat continues to gain fans

According to the latest market study commissioned by the Interprofessional Agro-Food Organization of Sheep and Goats (INTEROVIC), the upward trend in lamb meat consumption in Spain continues, reinforcing the increase recorded last year. This fact confirms the success of the European program of promotion to increase the consumption of meat of lamb and suckling lamb, that has been developing for two years in our country.
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Phil Hogan and Isabel García Tejerina, at the opening of the Third International Forum Porcino

European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, and the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina, open the Third International Forum Porcino, organized by the Interprofesiona Organization Porcine Whitecloak (INTERPORC), which will be held on October 14th, at the Hotel Villa Magna in Madrid under the slogan "the strength of a leader".
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Spain, the European leader in industries that export pork to China

After a long negotiation process, which dates back to June 2015, China's health authorities have extended the authorization to export pigmeat, legs and hands to five new Spanish settlements. With this inclusion, the list of authorized Spanish industries expands to 26, making Spain the European country with the largest number of approved establishments, ahead of countries like Germany, Denmark and France.
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The meat industry analyzes with concern the effects of 'Bréxit' in its sector

Group Processed of the National Association of Meat Industries of Spain (ANICE), which brings together the main Spanish manufacturers of meat products, has expressed its concern about the possible impact that the departure of the United Kingdom of the European Union ('Brexit') can have on the Spanish meat sector. The new legal and commercial situation, the depreciation of the pound and the new framework for future trade relations with the British Isles are emerging as some of the causes which may affect the good figures of the Spanish meat exports to this country.

Spain will be immediately able to export beef, sheep and goats meat to Saudi Arabia

Spain will be immediately able to export beef, sheep and goats meat to the Kingdom of Saudi Araba, after formal authorization issued by the health authorities of this country, where good quality of Spanish meat products stand out. Such authorization comes after a long period of intensive negotiations between the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the Food Safety Authority Arabia (SFDA).