The 2017 Wagyu industry annual conference heads to Albury in May, providing critical information for established Wagyu breeders, as well as an introduction to the Wagyu industry for those just getting starting or considering a move into Wagyu.
Gina Rinehart’s grand vision for her rapidly expanding Australian beef cattle operations took further shape yesterday when the first product bearing her new commercial beef brand was despatched for export to a customer in China. Here’s what we learned at yesterday’s launch.
Gina Rinehart is expanding her Wagyu breeding interests, and launches a Wagyu beef brand into Asia this week.
High-tech feed bins are being used to identify the most feed efficient genetics in the Wagyu industry.
Shanghai’s Kanpai Classic restaurant, featuring Australian Wagyu beef in a big way, has been awarded a coveted Michelin Star just 14 months after its launch. The restaurant is located on The Bund, Shanghai’s famous historic waterfront precinct not far from where the ground-breaking TSBE Access China trade delegation stayed last week.
After a major setback earlier this year, the trade is now back on its feet and running smoothly again, with a second shipment of F1 Angus Wagyu steers leaving the Port of Brisbane bound for Japan on the weekend, as these pictures show.
Australia’s wealthiest woman, miner Gina Rinehart is rapidly emerging as one of Australia’s largest breeders of Fullblood Wagyu cattle, following deals announced today for the purchase of an additional 1500 mated Wagyu females. The acquisitions include 1000 Fullblood cows from David Blackmore’s Wagyu herd in Victoria.
The Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) has welcomed confirmation that Australia’s $14 million live cattle trade with Japan has reopened.
Australia’s feeder cattle export trade to Japan has recommenced today after suspension imposed in early June was lifted overnight.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce says Japan and Australia have worked together to reach an agreement on improved export certification processes for all cattle consignments.