The meat sector, committed to sustainable production and a varied diet

The Spanish meat sector reaffirms its commitment to the improvement of the environment, the reduction of greenhouse gases and the safety and quality of its productions, while continuing to work for a varied and balanced diet, within the framework of the Diet Mediterranean, which includes all food groups in the guidelines for healthy consumption recommended by the scientific community.

MEAT ATRACTION presents its second edition in Guijuelo

The Commercial Manager of MEAT ATTRACTION, Almudena de Castro, and the Secretary of the National Association of Meat Industries of Spain, Miguel Huerta, presented to the meat sector of Salamanca the second edition of the Meat Sector Fair, organized by IFEMA and its own ANICE, from September 18 to 20, at the Feria de Madrid. The meeting, which was attended by more than 15 businessmen from the area, took place in Guijuelo, where Iberian ham has a special role.

European campaign for the benefit of livestock and meat

Cooperatives and farmers has launched a key to highlight the many benefits of the livestock sector and meat from the EU for growth and employment, the dynamism of rural areas and a balanced diet campaign. Demanding production requirements that European producers must comply.

Peru lifts up trade barriers to US beef

The Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation establishes specific health requirements mandatory for imports of meat and edible offal chilled or frozen bovine compliance from the United States (US).

Macri wants to turn Argentina in the world supermarket

The most professionalized exhibition of Argentine agroindustrial sector witnessed a historic landmark, no doubt testimonial. The presence of the president of the nation for the first time in Expoagro staged changing agricultural policy. The previous government had decided to interventionism and control of exports of agricultural products. Instead, Macri Administration is implementing and stimulating measures such as the reduction of withholding tax, currency devaluation and removes obstacles to sell more across borders. Obama's visit to the country is another opportunity to reopen or improve access to the US market for some of its productions.

Global food prices down for fourth consecutive year

The FAO index records that food prices stood at an average value below its November with the fall in international prices of all foodstuffs, including meat, dairy products and cereals, except in the case of sugar and oils. The year 2015 ends with almost 19% decline in prices compared to 2014, representing the fourth consecutive annual decline.

Spanish meat sector announces the first awards

Awards .the National Association of Meat Industries of Spain (ANICE) recognize the work of individuals, companies and institutions in various fields, in favor of the meat sector and socio-economic relevance. The announcement of these awards is open, and any person or institution related to the sector can nominate candidates for the different awards established. They establish five categories: "business trajectory", "Friends of the Flesh", "Jose Flores Innovation", "Food and Health" and "Sustainability and Environment".

Argentina: A vaccine against bovine viral diarrhea to the rescue of livestock production

A vaccine developed by Argentine researchers promises to prevent the loss of billions of dollars virus that causes bovine viral diarrhea (BVDV) in meat and milk production in both Argentina and the rest of the world. Doctors María Marta Vein, Andrés Bellido Wigdorovitz and Demian INNOVATE have been given the Award for the scientific development of powerful.

SMEs are in luck with FIAB, MINETUR and Banco Santander

Spanish Federation of Food and Drink Industries (FIAB), Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism (MINETUR), and Banco Santander, as a strategic partner, have launched a Business Growth Programme with the aim of improving the capacity for growth and Spanish competitiveness of SMEs in the food and beverage industry. In all, 23 of 18 Spanish provinces SMEs will receive personalized advice on financing, human resources, internationalization, digitization, innovation and operations. The program will be focused on the meat, olive oil, dairy, sweets and coffee.

Pro Event Calendar

First Spanish-Chinese Forum on Beef and Sheep. IFEMA (Madrid)

On October 17th, at 5:00 p.m., in the N-117/118 Rooms of the North Conventions Center of the IFEMA facilities, the First Spanish-Chinese Forum on Beef and Sheep, organized by PROVACUNO, the Interprofessional of Beef, and INTEROVIC, International Sheep and Goat Organization. This day will be the prelude to the first edition of MEAT ATTRACTION, the Fair of the Meat Sector organized by IFEMA, from 18th to 20th October, at the Madrid Fair and with the collaboration of the ANICE employers, the National Association of Meat Industries from Spain.