Brazilian processor Minerva gains US beef market access

BRAZIL’S third largest beef processor, Minerva has announced that it has gained official authorisation to export fresh beef from two of its processing plants to the United States. Minerva is the first Brazilian processor to announce an export approval since the US opened its market for Brazilian fresh beef in August. The authorisation is one of the last steps in re-establishing the beef trade from Brazil to the US that closed decades ago due to Foot & Mouth Disease concerns. Brazil has long been a major supplier of cooked (characteristically tinned) beef to North America but it has been shut…

Source: Beef Central
Brazilian processor Minerva gains US beef market access