The value of Australia’s sheep meat exports has increased 24 per cent year-on-year, driven by the value of lamb exports increasing by more than 20 per cent when compared with 2016 figures, according to Rural Bank’s latest Australian Sheep Update.
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has launched a new online order on demand system for independent butchers that will allow them to tailor the point of sale (POS) materials they receive through MLA’s marketing campaigns to better meet their individual business needs.
The Sheepmeat Council of Australia (SCA) has asked Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) to investigate using lamb and sheep meat producer levy funds to guarantee DEXA technology is available to all lamb and sheep AUSMEAT processing facilities who want to adopt it.
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has sought formal agreement from the Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) to jointly fund an accelerated rollout of DEXA objective measurement technology across Australia’s red meat processing industry.
Australian pork farmers have seen prices slide as imported pork products flood the market.
Representatives of Australia’s cattle and sheepmeat producers have joined with the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) to welcome an expansion of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) market for packaged meat which could be worth up to $60 million annually.
A major technical barrier to trade that is estimated to have cost industry up to $60 million per year has been lifted in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), through the extension of the accepted shelf life for Australian vacuum-packed beef and sheep meat.