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Sustainable sourcing has never been more in the spotlight: Is soy set to hit the headlines? ©iStock/alffoto

Food for thought

Soy: this year’s dirty commodity?

By David Burrows

Europe is heavily reliant on imports of soy – both to feed its livestock and consumers’ appetite for plant-based diets. However, food brands are beginning to realise that this crucial commodity comes with a heavy footprint.

The US and Brazil has high hopes for the pork market despite the threat of ASF

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Promising pork prospects despite ASF woes

By Ashley Williams

The Brazilian and US market is feeling optimistic about the growth of its pork industry during 2019 despite the threat of African swine fever (ASF) hanging over most pig producers.

Tunisia has re-opened the market for Argentine beef after six years

Argentina re-opens Tunisia market for beef

By Ashley Williams

Following a six-year absence, Argentina’s Ministry of Agriculture has revealed it will ship its first 25 tonnes of boneless beef to Tunisian agribusiness Farah.