The Weekly Grill

S2 Ep 1: Australian Meat Industry Council CEO, Patrick Hutchinson

Beef Central’s ever popular podcast series, The Weekly Grill, returns from summer recess this week with the first episode of a new series.

Kicking off this year’s program, host Kerry Lonergan this week turns up the heat on Australian Meat Industry Council chief executive, Patrick Hutchinson.

In a wide ranging interview, the pair explore the challenges ahead for red meat processors and retailers, including labour issues, livestock supply, consumer meat buying habits during COVID, and key export market access issues.

Sponsoring our Weekly Grill podcast series again in 2022 is Elanco Animal Health.


Readers can find almost 40 past episodes from podcasts recorded in 2021, featuring a wide range of stakeholders from across the red meat supply chain, in the links below.

Check out our 2021  Weekly Grill podcasts here, including our final cattle market wrap for the year with TEM’s Matt Dalgleish and Stockco’s Chris Howie; Agriculture Minister  David Littleproud;  Council of Australia president Markus Rathsmann;  Patrick Warmoll, the boss of Jack’s Creek Wagyu; veteran pastoral company executive Roger Halliwell; retired non-packer beef exporter, Richard Rains; carbon trading expert, Toby Grogan from Impact Agriculture; Red Meat Advisory Council chair, John McKillop; stud cattle showing identities Gary Noller and Rob Sinnamon; veteran Victorian cattle buyer David Ronalds; beef processing legend, ACC’s David Foote;  Live export class action facilitator, Tracey Hayes; Signature Beef’s Blair Angus; Consolidated Pastoral Co chief and Livecorp chairman, Troy Setter; nutrition scientist and MLA special skills board member, Manny Noakes; CCA independent northern and southern directors, Alice Greenup and Olivia Lawson; Australian Agricultural Co head Hugh Killen; Sydney independent red meat retailer Stephen Kelly; lotfeeder, Charlie Mort; processor and supply chain manager, Terry Nolan; livestock transport operator Ross Fraser; and Organic supply chain manager Alister Ferguson.


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