Processing

Red meat worker vaccinations on track with Victorian mandate

AUSTRALIA’s peak red meat processor body is confident its Victorian members will meet the October 15 deadline for authorised workers to have their first COVID-19 vaccination…Read More

Terry Sim, October 6, 2021

Sheep processors push for higher uptake of electronic NVDs

LIVESTOCK processors across the country are pushing for a higher uptake of electronic National Vendor Declarations, saying too much time is wasted fixing up paper NVDs…Read More

Eric Barker, October 4, 2021

Early results in on Gundagai’s world-first lamb IMF grid

A LAMB producer has achieved a 43c/kg carcase weight premium for a high intramuscular fat consignment in the first results from the Gundagai Meat Processors world-first IMF grid offering…Read More

Terry Sim, July 21, 2021

Kilcoy Global Foods buys VIC lamb and beef processor Hardwicks

QUEENSLAND grain-fed beef export processor Kilcoy Global Foods has finalised its purchase of Victorian beef and lamb processor Hardwicks Meats and informed of the change of ownership this morning…Read More

Jon Condon, July 2, 2021

Red Meat R&D: Frenched lamb – no knives, no water

AUSTRALIAN consumers love a classic rack of lamb, especially one that has been beautifully frenched. But frenching cutlets is a resource-intensive task and processors are keen to find an easier way…Read More

Sheep Central, May 27, 2021

Sheep Producers Australia seeks wider lamb IMF grading uptake

SHEEP Producers Australia has come out in support of wider uptake of intramuscular fat measurement by lamb processors and the inclusion of the trait in Aus-meat language…Read More

Sheep Central, May 24, 2021

SafeWork NSW and NSW Farmers called out on shearing safety

NEW South Wale’s work safety regulator and NSW Farmers will have “blood on their hands” if a wool shed worker dies from shearing machine ‘lock-up’, according to a national shearing industry leader…Read More

Terry Sim, May 21, 2021

Could bullet train technology be the shot for lamb processing?

RED meat researchers are looking at how the magnetic conveying technology used in bullet trains to get millions of Japanese commuters home safely might be used in the lamb processing sector…Read More

Sheep Central, April 16, 2021

Scott wins $10m lamb boning system contract with TFI + VIDEO

Australian meat processor Thomas Foods International has awarded a $10 million automated lamb boning systems contract to New Zealand’s Scott Technology Ltd…Read More

Sheep Central, April 14, 2021

Red Meat R&D: Upping our game in processing efficiency

WHAT could video games and the Australian meat processing sector possibly have in common? If you’ve always thought of game-playing as an activity that happens outside work, it might be time to think again. ..Read More

Sheep Central, March 28, 2021

Shearing rate increase continues, but would KPIs work?

AUSTRALIA’S peak shearing contractor body is continuing a 15pc shearer rate and industry wage increase trial until a review later in the year, when New Zealand-based workers might be able to return…Read More

Terry Sim, March 22, 2021

Meat Business Women launches mentorship initiative

A NEW mentorship initiative aims to improve career opportunities for women in the global meat industry and help meat businesses develop a strong pipeline of future female leaders has been launched…Read More

Sheep Central, March 22, 2021

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