Reducing food waste can help achieve better meat yields


Reducing food waste leads to better meat yields. “For meat producers, yield is king. [That’s where it starts], getting the most meat possible for consumption,” Grant Parsons, APAC Leader – Protein Solutions at JBT told Asian Agribiz. JBT’s Waterjet Portioners are essentially computerized waste reduction machines. “They scan each piece of meat, looking for the best cutting portions such as strip and nugget. Then they optimize those cuts for the most yield,” he said. Listen to/download the podcast here.

Joint-Editor, Asian Meat Magazine and Meat Insider, Bangkok, Thailand. The African swine fever hitting the pig industry in Thailand as kept Payungsak busy, writing, ‘Support required for small-scale pig farms affected by ASF’ for the Pig Health Monitor.