Archive for January, 2011

Optimism prevails despite tough year

January 12, 2011

The noises coming from the three meat companies that have declared an annual result to September 2010 are optimistic, although tempered by the knowledge there‚Äôs less livestock around this year and farmers need to achieve better profits. The companies with the most reason to be happy are Alliance and AFFCO who have both posted solid profits and reduced debt, as well as increasing their share of EU lamb quota. (more…)