The latest animal agriculture company news, market analysis, crop forecasts and trade and agriculture policy analysis that affect US and global animal protein food producers and processors in the poultry, egg, pork and animal feed industries.
Companies in the restaurant and foodservice sectors are increasingly changing their policies concerning the sourcing of broiler chickens, making pledges to source only slower-growing broiler breeds that are raised according to the Global Animal Partnership (GAP) standards.
With its business interests based in processing poultry and pig meat, U.K. food producer Cranswick has improved on its performance for the first six months of the financial year, and achieved a 22.5 percent increase in revenue for the 2017 accounting year to GBP1.245 billion (US$1.61 billion).
Technology is disrupting agriculture, according to Robert Walker, CEO of Keenan, a farming solutions company in Ireland. Walker spoke Tuesday at ONE 17, The Alltech Ideas Conference, in Lexington, Kentucky.