USA - lowest US cattle herd since 2015

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has revealed that the US cattle herd has fallen to 98.8m head, the lowest since 2015.

China - growing pork production

Pork production in China was 29.4m tonnes for the first half of 2022, an 8.2% increase on the first half of 2021.

Argentina - exports to China increase

Argentina exported almost 300,000t of beef to China in the first half of 2022, which represents 77% of Argentina’s total beef exports.

Holland - Friesland Campina increases revenue and profits

Dutch dairy co-op Friesland Campina has announced a growth in revenue from €5.5bn to €6.5bn for the first half of 2022, with operating profit increasing from €138m to €328m.