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PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 33
UK Beef market expert Mike Nesbitt updates us on Brexit influences on beef imports into the UK, UK trade deals with importing countries, and on the export market.
PODCAST:Executive Conference 2021: The Return To In-Person Events, Networking, And Market Analytics
This week on Market Digest our host Laura Zinger discusses the return to live events with our very own Nidha Jasrai and CEO Joe Muldowney. Topics include the "back to school" type feeling of going to an in-person event, the chance to golf with all-star athlete Bo Jackson after his keynote speaking session, and the overall superiority of networking in person.
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PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 29
This week on UK Beef Chats, market expert Mike Nesbitt discusses production issues hindering the beef supply chain, processing capacity still hit by uncertainty, updates on transportation issues and more.
PODCAST: Something Sweet: Sugar Market Insights With Mckeany Flavell Co.
This week on Market Digest, Host Laura interviews Mike Caughlan and Kevin Combs of Mckeany-Flavell to discuss the sugar market, mitigating market chain reactions, the difference between beet and cane sugar, and a look towards the 2022 refined and unrefined sugar markets.
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 28
This week on UK Beef Chats Episode 28, Mike Nesbitt discusses the softening of red meat demand at retail, items that are peaking interest for catering demand, panic buying and much more!
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 27
This week on UK Beef Chats we cover highs across the UK Beef Complex, tight supplies, labor issues and driver shortages.
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 26
This week on UK Beef Chats, market expert Mike Nesbitt discusses labor shortages, pandemic pressure on the supply chain, and elevated prices.
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 25
This week on UK Beef Chats, market expert Mike Nesbitt discusses how different parts of the supply chain are mitigating elevated prices and supply issues. Also covered are notable trends in the imports market.
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 24
This week on UK Beef Chats, Market Report Mike Nesbitt discusses the rise of dead weight prices, shortage of cattle influencing the UK beef market, and plans to remove social distancing restrictions in the UK.
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 23
This week on UK Beef Chats, market expert Mike Nesbitt updates us on supply chain pressure on the UK market and availability for product, retail and summer barbeque demand, sporting events supporting meat sales and more.
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 22
This week on UK Beef Chats market expert Mike Nesbitt discusses new highs across the UK beef complex, continued labor shortages, acute availability issues, how the Euros are impacting burger and steak items, summer BBQs, and more.
PODCAST: Seeing Green: High Imported Beef Prices, Cyber Attacks, and More
This week on Market Digest, Host Laura Zinger and CEO Joe Muldowney talk high prices for imported beef, Australia emerging from their drought, China searching for product, cyber attacks, supply chain issues, return to live events, and much more.
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 19
This week on UK Beef Chats Market Reporter Mike Nesbitt updates us on market performance, labor struggles as more businesses start to reopen, and a few logistical constraints for the supply chain.
PODAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 18
This week on UK Beef Chats, Mike Nesbitt gives us an update on UK foodservice reopening and how it's helping rebalance the market, affecting EU Imports and Exports, and more!
PODCAST: Meating Halal Standards: Oscar Giron on Specialty Meat Products
This week on Market Digest we are joined by Oscar Giron of Specialty Food Connections. Laura and Oscar discuss what Halal means, taking Halal mainstream, and how Halal standards have influenced livestock handling, retail trends, and hygiene standards.
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PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 17
This week on UK Beef Chats, Mike Nesbitt discusses the softening of UK cattle market pricing, cautious optimism on market calls, minced demand in the UK retail market, and more!
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 16
This week on UK Beef Chats Mike Nesbitt and Jay Alletto discuss the activity of the UK foodservice industry and how it relates to the beef market, Brexit’s affect on the import market, and more. Featured reporter is Gary Morrison.
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 14
UK Beef Market Reporter Mike Nesbitt discusses inflationary pressure on beef pricing, an uptick in imported items and retail demand, and commodity prices rising across the board.
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 13
This week on UK beef chats, Mike Nesbitt and Gary Morrison explain how demand for beef imports are on the rise in the UK, how Chinese demand is causing prices to rise, and more!
PODAST: All Good On the Western Front: Alaska Sausage and Seafood
This week on Market Digest we're joined by Martin Eckmann of The Alaska Sausage and Seafood Company. Martin and Laura discuss running a business in Alaska during the pandemic, how shipping times and logistics have been affected, and reindeer sausages.
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 12
This week on UK Beef Chats, Beef Market Reporters Mike Nesbitt and Bill Smith update us on the UK beef market. Topics include the uncertainty of future demand as UK foodservice slowly reopens, updates on farmgate pricing, and more!
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 11
This week on UK Beef Chats, Market Reporter Mike Nesbitt explains the uptick in seasonal demand for the summer months, touches on the reopening of dining across the UK, and more!
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 10
This week on UK Beef Chats, UK Beef Market reporter Mike Nesbitt speaks about the squeeze on processor margins and the expectation for trimmings leading up to grilling season...
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 9
This week on UK Beef Chats, Mike Nesbitt fills us in on the upward momentum of the UK beef market due to demand and supply speculation. He also gives us a look at the categories most affected by this bullish market.
PODCAST: Rolling with the Punches - Cage-Free Expansions and More Impacting the Egg Market
Egg market guru Brian Moscogiuri fills us in this week on 52-week highs in the egg product market thanks to foodservice recovery, Avian Influenza in Asia affecting the export market, and the cage-free movement’s impact on the shell egg and egg product markets. Hosted by Laura Zinger, the latest episode of Urner Barry’s Market Digest fills us in on the egg market in 2021.
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 8
PODCAST: Hedging Your Bets - Michael Irgang on Risk Management
In this week's episode of Market Digest, Michael Irgang, President of Global Risk Management, joins us to discuss hedging in the beef market and managing risk. Topics include the importance of taking positions (or not when appropriate), and...
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 7
This week on UK Beef Chats, Mike Nesbitt fills us in on the UK's plan to ease COVID lockdown restrictions, the affect that will have on wholesale trading, and gives us an update on...
PODCAST: UK Beef Chats Episode 6
This week Mike Nesbitt and Jay Alletto shed light on the UK Beef Market. UK Schools opening, tight cattle supply against...
PODCAST: Feed the Demand - Matt Busardo on the Chicken Market
This week host Laura speaks with poultry market reporter Matt Busardo. Matt fills us in on plant closures due to severe weather, optimism in the export market, and...
PODCAST: UK Beef Chat Episode 5
This week Mike Nesbitt and Jay Alletto are joined by Joe Muldowney and Bill Smith to discuss the UK beef market. Topics include the tight cattle supply’s impact on price negotiation, social distancing at plants, and...
PODCAST: UK Beef Chat Episode 4
This week Mike Nesbitt and Jay Alletto are joined by fellow beef market reporters Joe Muldowney, Bill Smith and Gary Morrison. They discuss Valentine's Day's affect on the beef supply chain and...
PODCAST: PLNTing the Seeds - Restaurateur Spike Mendelsohn
This week on Market Digest Laura is joined by restauranteur, entrepreneur, and advocate for food and plant Spike Mendelsohn. Spike gives a glimpse of life as a restaurant owner during the pandemic, why he decided to jump into...
PODCAST: Time for a Toddcast - Todd Thurman of SwineTex Consulting
This week on Market Digest we are joined by founder and consultant Todd Thurman of SwineTex Consulting. Laura and Todd speak about African swine fever in China, the state of...
PODCAST: Succeeding in Foodservice Through COVID-19
This week on Market Digest Laura is joined by Scott Tenner, Center of the Plate Protein Specialist, of Jacmar Foodservice. Scott discusses the importance of delivering quality ingredients to consumers, navigating...
PODCAST: Lifting Others as We Grow - Mark Winkler, US Foods
This week Mark Winkler of US Foods discusses their innovations and initiatives through the COVID-19 pandemic. Between setting up ghost kitchens, helping small businesses adapt to a lack of indoor dining, and...
PODCAST: There's a New Sheriff in Town: Cece Corbin of NPFDA
This week we are joined by Cece Corbin, President of the National Poultry & Food Distributors Association or NPFDA. Cece and Laura discuss the power of networking in the protein industry, the effects of COVID-19 on...
PODCAST: An Economic Point of View - Will Sawyer of CoBank
This week on Market Digest Laura speaks with CoBank Lead Protein Industry Analyst, Will Sawyer. Will brings his expertise to the plate as they discuss holiday demand for protein items, protein supply, the beef complex, corn and soy inflation, and...
PODCAST: Investing In the Future: John Manzella on American Capitalism
This week on Market Digest Laura speaks with John Manzella, nationally syndicated columnist on global business, trade policy, labor, and the latest economic trends. In this episode we discuss expected affects of the U.S. election results, the trade war with China, investing in young farmers, and...
PODCAST: Facilitating Progess, Navigating Change - Sarah Beth Aubrey from Elevate Ag
This week Sarah Beth Aubrey, Author, Executive Coach, Podcaster, and Owner of Elevate Ag, talks about the unique challenges for agricultural professionals that the pandemic has underlined. Engaging the workforce from the frontline up...
PODCAST: I’ll Have What He’s Having - Jorge Azevedo on Plant Proteins
In this week’s episode of Market Digest Laura sits down with Jorge Azevedo, Chief Growth Officer at Planterra Foods. They discuss the growing popularity of flexitarian diets, plant protein at QSRs, bringing plant protein foods into the spotlight, and much more...
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