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2013-10-18 12:24:54

Industry prepared for potential opportunities CALGARY, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Beef is celebrating the announcement of a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union (EU), which was finalized and announced October 18(th), giving the Canadian beef industry broader trade access in European export markets. The European market holds great opportunity for Canadian beef and veal, with the potential for 64,950 tonnes of duty-free market access for...

2013-10-04 16:22:55

Organization better positioned to capitalize on export markets CALGARY, Oct. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - In order to strategically align the Canadian beef cattle industry in the Asian market, Canada Beef is positioning its operations in the region to maximize current export opportunities and set the industry for future growth. "The Asian market continues to be an important market for Canadian beef and veal exporters providing opportunities to increase carcass values across a wide variety...

2013-07-30 12:31:08

OTTAWA, July 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Beef and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced an amendment to the Beef Cattle Research, Market Development and Promotion Levies Order to include an import levy on beef cattle, beef and beef products. The import levy will treat importers in the same way as Canadian cattle and beef purchasers, all paying the equivalent of $1 per head of cattle. Canada Beef is mandated to promote the marketing and production of beef cattle, beef and beef...

2013-01-28 12:28:00

Industry ready to take advantage of increased opportunities TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Beef Inc. celebrated the announcement today by Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Gerry Ritz that effective February 1, 2013, Japan will further amend its beef import requirements enabling Canadian beef from cattle under 30 months of age to be eligible for shipment to Japan.  This decision will greatly increase the amount of product eligible for export and could potentially double...

2013-01-11 12:22:40

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Beef Inc. is very pleased that the Chinese government has finally agreed to provide certification to an additional four Canadian processing plants for export to that country.  This announcement has come after continued efforts by the Canadian Government and Ministerial officials to expand commercial access to that market.  Chinese market access is one of a number of key trade agreements achieved through the leadership of the federal...

2012-12-07 16:22:27

TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada Beef Inc. welcomed the announcement today from the Government of Canada regarding three new programs under Growing Forward 2 (GF2). These programs allow Canada Beef Inc. to work innovatively on behalf of Canada's 83,000 beef farming families in ensuring Canadian beef is recognized around the world as a safe, wholesome, and premium product. "Canada Beef has two main drivers on behalf of Canadian beef producers; delivering a strong return on...

2012-09-28 10:23:52

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada Beef Inc. wants to remind Canadians of some helpful tips to enjoy Canadian beef. There are important ways consumers can safeguard their health through proper hygiene, effective food preparation, and thorough cooking of ground meats. "As the organization proudly representing Canada's 83,000 beef farming families, we wanted to share this information to ensure all Canadian families, can continue to enjoy Canadian beef and all food products...

2012-03-25 02:20:22

Positive step for the Canadian beef industry in Japan CALGARY, March 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Canada Beef Inc. welcomes Prime Minister Stephen Harper's announcement of the Canada-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement, opening free trade negotiations with Japan.  This is an extremely important step in allowing full market access for Canadian beef in Japan.    Canada's beef and veal industry is grateful for the hard work of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Agriculture...