Uyum Gıda, a Turkish supermarket chain, has imported 2,000 cattle from Uruguay to fight high domestic Turkish meat prices.
Turkish Agriculture Credit Cooperatives Central Union (TTKKMB) General Director Bedrettin Yıldırım has said a shortage of livestock in Turkey, which drives meat prices up, is pushing milk producers to slaughter their milk cows, leading to decreased calf production.
A number of supermarket chains are demanding that CCTV systems be fitted in the stunning and killing areas of all abattoirs that supply them with meat, as they move to reassure consumers that animals are not being cruelly treated.
Food products business Cranswick has acquired its Wombwell premises in a £7.3m deal. The site housed one of the Hull-headquartered company's cooked meats facilities.
Konya Şeker A.Ş. (Konya Sugar) has plans to build Europe’s biggest meat and milk production plant this year in an investment totaling $100 million.