December Market Report : S.E. Asian Beef Industry

73rd Edition : December 2019.  Key Points Oversupply keeps Indonesian live cattle prices weak. Brazilian beef has reached Indonesian wet markets in volume. African Swine Fever confirmed in Indonesia. Vietnamese and Thai prices up again this month.     Indonesia : Slaughter Steers AUD $4.09/kg live weight (Rp9,650 = $1AUD) Slaughter cattle prices have edged…

A Few Facts about Fake Meat.

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery” and that is how fake meat should be viewed, not as a threat to beef producers but a sincere endorsement of the extreme desirability of beef, the prince of meats. What a great idea to allow vegetarians, vegans, Hindus and others who can’t eat beef for one reason…

$1000 Steak.

What are the chances of a butcher making a video of himself carving a piece of steak generating so much interest that it would go viral on Instagram with 10 million views? This is the incredible achievement by Nusret Gokce, a flamboyant Turkish butcher and restaurant entrepreneur with a flair for theatrics and a chain…