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Italian packaging equipment sales grow 9 times faster than Italian GDP

Italian packaging equipment sales grow 9 times faster than Italian GDP

Revenue from packaging equipment manufacturers shows an additional increase of 9.4%, to 7.85 billion euros. Sustained growth in both Italy and international markets confirms the leading position of Italian industry in the world.
Production of packaging equipment in Italy has confirmed its position as Italy’s most dynamic manufacturing sector.

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Meat reduction doesn’t solve environmental problems

Meat reduction doesn’t solve environmental problems

These are substantial results of the study “Global effects of a purely vegetable nutrition – consequences for economics, environment and world nutrition”, which were provided under guidance of the agrarian economist Professor Peter Michael Schmitz of Institut for Agribusiness in suggestion of the Dr. Alhard von Burgsdorff donation. On the basis an extensive literature analysis as well as own computations with two models therein the consequences of a reduced consumption of animal products, the rise of animal welfare-conditioned production costs and an import prohibition for protein-rich feed are submitted to a cost use analysis on national and international level.

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Anuga FoodTec 2018 achieves a significant increase in attendance

Anuga FoodTec 2018 achieves a significant increase in attendance

The leading international supplier trade fair of the food and beverage industry is continuing to write its success story. After already registering a growth in exhibition space and a two-digit increase in the number of exhibitors (+13 percent) in the run-up to the event, Anuga FoodTec 2018 was also able to achieve a significant rise in the number of visitors: More than 50,000 experts from the food industry informed themselves about the innovations and further developments of the supplier industry from 20 to 23 March.

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Global Meat Market Will Be Under Pressure In 2017 Rabobank Expects Reduction In Prices And Profits

Global Meat Market Will Be Under Pressure In 2017 Rabobank Expects Reduction In Prices And Profits

According to Rabobank’s report, global meat market prices will be under pressure next year due to the growth of supply. While global meat consumption continues to rise, a supply-driven and more competitive market will create challenges for producers, putting pressure on prices and margins.

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Earnings of HKScan’s Baltic unit increased to 173.6 mln euros in 2015

Net sales of the Baltic unit of the listed Nordic meat group HKScan, owner of the Rakvere Lihakombinaat meatpacking company in Estonia, grew nearly half a percent year-on-year in 2015 to 173.6 million euros and the unit’s operating profit increased 48% to 5.4 million euros, the company told the stock exchange, cites LETA/BNS.

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