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GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Costs, Disease, and Lower Demand Hit Turkey Growth
In recent years higher production costs, disease outbreaks and lower consumer demand have made it difficult for the global turkey industry to expand since reaching its peak of almost 5.7 million tonnes in 2012, reports industry analyst, Terry Evans....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Little Egg Trade in Africa and Oceania
The regions of Africa and Oceania participate little in the trade of shell eggs and egg products in world terms, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Egg Consumption in Africa and Oceania Below the Global Average
By 2050, it is estimated that 25 per cent of the global human population will live in Africa compared with just 0.6 per cent in Oceania. Industry analyst, Terry Evans, explains the impacts of these shifts on average egg consumption in these regions....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Turkey Trade Tops Million Tonnes
International trade in turkey meat amounts to around 1.1 million tonnes a year or about six per cent of the total trade in poultry meat, writes industry analyst, Terry Evans....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Strong Growth in Egg Output Recorded in Africa and Oceania
Egg production in African countries has been increasing faster than the global rate, with Nigeria leading the league table of egg producers, reports industry analyst, Terry Evans, while Australia continues to lead the field in Oceania....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Individuals Eat Less Turkey
Few countries actually attempt to measure poultry consumption. In most instances the figures are not measures of the actual quantities consumed, but are estimates of the supplies available for consumption divided by estimates of the population, writes...
Global Protein Developments: What are the Implications for the Meat Industry ?
Global protein demand will increase by a factor of 3.5 over a 50 year period, namely from 1980-2030. Poultry will show the biggest increase in demand, followed by eggs, with seafood and beef having the lowest increase in demand, writes Stuart Lumb....
Getting Essential Iodine in Food
Iodine is a necessary trace element to humans, and iodine deficiency can cause malfunctioning of the thyroid gland....
Lowering Risk of Major Eye Disease through Diet
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a chronic, progressive disease, is a leading cause of blindness among people aged 65 and older, writes Rosalie Marion Bliss, Agricultural Research Service....
Devices Designed to Identify Pathogens in Food
Researchers at the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) in Mexico, have developed a technology capable of identifying pathogens in food and beverages and whether a product is free of microorganisms like E. coli or salmonella....
Countdown to MeatUp Trade Show in Full Swing
UK - The 2015 Meatup show which includes the Food Science & Technology show this year will open its doors on 30 June....
Effects of Pulsed Electric Fields on Turkey Meat
An assessment of the impact of pulsed electric fields processing factors on oxidation, colour, texture, and sensory attributes of turkey breast meat found there was a difference in texture and smell....
Higher Welfare, Biosecurity and Yields through Turkey Processing Automation
Over the past half century the turkey industry has seen significant changes in the methods used to harvest meat....
Phages Transducing Antibiotic Resistance Detected in Chicken Meat
Antimicrobial resistance in bacteria poses a global threat to public health....
Reclaiming Feather Waste
Feathers could be another potential revenue stream for the poultry processing industry, according to a report from the Australian Poultry CRC....
 
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