Processing

Geothermal energy trial aims to cut Victorian processor’s costs

A HEAT pump hot water generation trial and revamped power supply could see a Victorian red meat processing company cut its annual energy and utility costs by more than $500,000…Read More

Sheep Central, August 26, 2022

Red Meat R&D: The trends that will drive innovation

AMPC’s inaugural Innovation Showcase program being staged in Melbourne in October will focus on what is next for the red meat processing industry and will provide valuable insights on how businesses can unlock new opportunities…Read More

Sheep Central, August 18, 2022

Two shearing records fall under the cutters of British pair

A PAIR of British sheep shearers have set new national records during a successful attempt on the country’s two stand nine-hour lamb shearing record on Friday…Read More

Sheep Central, August 14, 2022

Welsh shearer to make attempt on British nine-hour lamb record

EXPERIENCED Welsh shearer Lloyd Rees will attempt to break the current nine-hour solo British lamb shearing record this month…Read More

Sheep Central, August 12, 2022

‘There’s More to Meat’ campaign shows processors’ regional role

THE Australian Meat Processor Corporation today launches its new national campaign, More to Meat, highlighting the important role red meat processors play in regional communities, the national red meat supply chain and the national economy…Read More

Sheep Central, August 8, 2022

New technologies emerging to measure carcase quality traits

OBJECTIVE carcase quality measurement technology is being used and tested by 25 red meat processing facilities across Australia in partnership with MLA, to drive adoption…Read More

Sheep Central, July 25, 2022

Fletcher’s meat back on rail after horror month for logistics

A MAJOR sheep meat abattoir in central New South Wales has its products back on the rail after a horror month of landslips and derailments caused by widespread flooding…Read More

Eric Barker, July 22, 2022

Real meat businesses are investing in plant protein

THE Australian plant-based protein sector is experiencing exponential growth, with a most unlikely industry sector — real meat processors — leading the way in pioneering investments…Read More

Emma Alsop, March 21, 2022

Red meat R&D: ‘Spot’ the robotic dog goes on patrol + VIDEO

MEET ‘Spot’ the dog – a disconcertingly life-like robot being used to test uses of automated guided vehicle (AGV) technology in the meat processing industry…Read More

Sheep Central, February 25, 2022

AWEX pitches NWD Ceased Mulesing wool deadline

AUSTRALIAN wool exporters and brokers have seemingly managed to delay the loss of the Ceased Mulesing (CM) description on the National Wool Declaration until potentially 2024…Read More

Terry Sim, February 2, 2022

Colley supports NWD changes despite CM contracts

WOOL growers contracted with Australia’s largest independent broker AWN are among those with the most to lose with a phasing out of the Ceased Mulesing description from the National Wool Declaration…Read More

Terry Sim, February 2, 2022

Improved demand lifts saleyard trade lamb prices

SHEEP and lamb prices mostly improved at major eastern states saleyard markets today as Omicron impacts eased among processor workforces, especially in Victoria…Read More

Sheep Central, January 31, 2022

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