The red meat industry may have been through the wringer over the
last year but now the annual Outlook Conference is looking forward
at what the future holds.
The conference is run by the Meat and Livestock Commission (MLC)
and will have Defra Minister Lord Rooker giving the keynote speech.
will set out the Government's vision for the industry while Mike
Coupe, Trading Director at J Sainsbury, will outline how British
meat fits into the JS business model and how JS sees red meat supply
chains evolving in the future.
From the US, leading industry consultant
John Nalivka will outline trends and new developments in the US
industry and what lessons the Europeans can draw.
Coordinator of the Food Climate Research Network, will focus on
the implications and challenges of climate change for the meat
and livestock industry.
The afternoon is split into two parallel
sessions, one for beef and sheep and the other for pigs, where
MLC experts will set out the market outlook for the cattle and
sheep and pig sectors, and present MLC's latest market forecasts.
are still places available at the conference on Tuesday, January
29, at 1 Great George Street in London. An application form is
available online on the MLC website (www.mlc.org.uk), or email
MLC Outlook Conference 2008
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