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US beef leader welcomes President Trump’s ag commitment

Beef Central, 27 April 2017

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has welcomed the interest United States President Donald Trump is taking in the agricultural sector, saying he is sending clear signals that he is interested and engaged in helping boost rural America.

US beef imports to Australia loom as prospect during back half of 2017

Jon Condon, 15 December 2016

After a 15-year absence, fresh and frozen beef from the United States could start appearing again on Australian retail shelves as soon as in the second half of next year.

US meat processor Tyson to spend $23m on China brand promotion

Beef Central, 07 December 2015

US processing giant Tyson Food Inc, the world’s largest supplier of poultry, beef and pork products, plans to spend at least 100 million yuan (A$23m) on promoting its brands in China next year. Much of it will be on value-added meat protein products.

Kay’s Cuts: US processors mired in red ink, as low herd impact bites

Guest Author, 12 May 2015

Steve Kay’s latest US industry column for Beef Central on circumstances faced by US packers makes compelling reading – particularly in the context of what lies ahead for cattle prices in Australia, and the looming Senate Inquiry into Australian cattle pricing and allegations of market influence by processors. Is Australia heading down a similar path?

US launches Roundtable for Sustainable Beef

Jon Condon, 05 March 2015

A group of US beef value chain participants have announced the launch of the US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef. The multi-stakeholder roundtable includes producers, processors, retailers, foodservice operators, packers, allied industry and non-governmental organisations.