Global 

Ranchers in Argentina set sights on bigger cut of Chinese market after beef exports rise

Cattle ranchers in Argentina, which recently edged out neighbour Brazil as the leading exporter of beef to China, are hoping to build upon that status by winning Beijing’s approval for more meatpacking plants, industry officials and other sources said.An Argentine industry group is in China looking to promote the South American country’s T-bone steaks and sirloins, while Chinese teams recently inspected meat plants in Argentina, the sources said.The push, after a spike in Argentine beef exports… Source link

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Home 

The world’s biggest pork eaters are developing a palate for beef and other substitutes

China’s pork consumption has probably peaked, as consumers are opting for a healthier and a more varied diet.Some 41.4 million tonnes of pork was consumed by the nation’s 1.4 billion people last year, according to market research provider Euromonitor. Although slightly higher than 41 million tonnes in 2017, it was 4.7 per cent lower than the historical peak of 42.5 million tonnes in 2014.On a per capita basis, last year’s consumption of 29.8kg was also 4.5 per cent lower than in 2014.Darin… Source link

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Singapore 

#Joeyjios: We took on a 1kg beef bowl challenge that costs $42, Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

Is bigger really better?  This week on #Joeyjios, Le En and I answer that question as we tackle a monster beef bowl that comes with a hefty $42 price tag.  It’s two girls versus a (literal) mountain of fried rice and 1kg of yakiniku beef slices.  The prize? Honour, glory and walking away with from the restaurant knowing we’re in the league of local competitive eater Zermatt Neo.  His timing? A little over five minutes to finish the first (yes first) bowl. He went on to have another, like the overachieving…

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Vietnam 

Hà Giang beef receives geographical indication – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  HÀ GIANG — The northern mountainous province of Hà Giang held a ceremony on Saturday to announce the geographical indication (GI) for its beef products. The GI for Hà Giang beef covers beef produced in six districts – Đồng Văn, Mèo Vạc, Yên Minh, Quản Bạ, Hoàng Su Phì and Xín Mần. The certificate from the National Office of Intellectual Property of Việt Nam opens up huge opportunities for local farmers, protect their legitimate rights while creating the added value for the province’s beef products in the…

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Singapore 

McDonald’s investigating case of plastic found in beef burger bought from Jurong Bowl outlet, Singapore News

Fast-food chain McDonald’s is investigating a case where plastic was found in a beef burger bought at its Jurong Bowl outlet. Stomp contributor Christopher alerted Stomp to the incident and said that he had ordered a Classic Angus Cheese burger from the outlet at Yuan Ching Road on Apr 8 at about 6.25pm. He paid $12.65 for his meal. “When I received my burger and started eating it, I noticed plastic inside the burger,” he said. “I informed the outlet’s staff who gave me a refund and provided me with…

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