MAJOR meat processor Thomas Foods International is encouraging lamb suppliers to consider voluntary electronic identification of sheep and goats nationally for biosecurity, traceability and market access benefits.
AUSTRALIA’S largest fully family owned meat processor Thomas Foods International has moved to increase its lamb, sheep, goat and beef price transparency by listing its weekly grids on the company’s website.
SOUTH Australian-based lamb processor Thomas Food International’s first 2017 spring lamb forward contract of 680c/kg cwt for 18-32kg crossbred lambs has been welcomed by stock agents.
INVESTMENT in vertical integration has enabled South-Australian-based meat processor Thomas Foods International to get closer to its Australian and overseas consumers.
MAJOR lamb processors have released forward contracts for new season lambs delivered from August to December this year.
AUSTRALIA’S largest family-owned meat processor Thomas Foods International has released new lamb and mutton forward contracts for delivery into early next year to its SA and NSW plants.
FORWARD price contracts for lamb and mutton for summer-autumn delivery were released by Thomas Foods International yesterday.
MEAT processor Thomas Foods International has contracted more than half the lamb needs of its Murray Bridge and Lobethal plants in South Australia for the next four months.
ROLLING forward pricing for new season lambs leading into summer this year were released for the first time by South Australian-based meat processor Thomas Foods International last week in an attempt to secure up to half the kill of three plants.
Lamb and mutton forward price expectations were dampened this week with news of continued end-market resistance and kill space reductions. Though trade and heavy lamb prices held relatively firm in Australian saleyards last Friday with continued domestic demand, export processors are reducing weekly kill requirements due to supply availability for sheep and lamb price levels, tempering market price expectations leading into winter.