Lamb Processing

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

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

Intramuscular lamb fat probe gets commercial approval

AUSTRALIAN lamb processors and brands can benchmark product and ensure it meets customer needs following commercial accreditation of a probe that measures intramuscular fat…Read More

Sheep Central, November 17, 2021

Land and Primeline flock sale to fund lamb investment

GUNDAGAI brothers Bill and Tony Barton will offer their Tumut property Kimball and its Primeline ewe flock in a rare offering this month to enable re-investment in their lamb processing business…Read More

Terry Sim, November 17, 2021

Meat Business Women masterclass workshop planned

A MEAT Business Women masterclass next month aims to help women across the Australian and New Zealand meat industries create better connections and engagement with their audiences…Read More

Sheep Central, November 10, 2021

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

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

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

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

Cost of arthritis in lambs defined in trim severity project

LAMB producers have lost up to $18 a carcase due to trimming because of arthritis, according to a trim severity scoring system being developed by Gundagai Meat Processors…Read More

Sheep Central, December 11, 2020

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