The Division of Animal Science on the College of Nebraska-Lincoln welcomed visitors from all through the Caribbean, Central and South America as a part of a U.S. Meat Export Federation International Processing Workshop earlier this month.
“That is the second time we have partnered with the college and animal science to convey this occasion to Lincoln after beforehand being right here in 2019,” says Travis Arp, assistant vice chairman of export companies for USMEF. “Between the college experience and the amenities, Nebraska has been an excellent companion with us for this occasion.”
USMEF companions from meat processing corporations in Mexico, Guatemala, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Jamaica traveled to Lincoln to attend classes about technical matters starting from trade economics and tendencies to packaging of ready-to-eat and ready-to-cook merchandise. All classes have been led by Nebraska school, graduate college students and representatives from USMEF.
“It is a nice alternative for our Meat Science program, in addition to the College of Nebraska as an entire,” says Gary Sullivan, affiliate professor of Meat Science. “We’re working with processors from the Western Hemisphere to display and develop methods to make the most of and in the end, add worth to U.S. beef and pork.”
The spotlight of the occasion was a product growth workshop held within the Loeffel Meat Lab. Teams developed a marinated ready-to-eat or ready-to-cook beef or pork product to be focused to their very own home markets. Merchandise developed included Jamaican Jerk Beef, a Bacon Wrapped Pork Kabob, Peruvian Fajitas and an Adobo Pork.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, USMEF will increase the worth and revenue alternatives for the U.S. beef, pork and lamb industries by enhancing demand in export markets with market growth actions in additional than 80 international locations. Along with its headquarters in the USA, USMEF has places of work in Seoul, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenyang, Singapore, Taipei, Mexico Metropolis and Monterrey. USMEF additionally has particular market representatives overlaying South America, South China, Europe, the Center East, Africa and the Caribbean.
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