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Australian Meat Processor Corporation

Australian Meat Processor Corporation

Industry Improvement & Economic Analysis

The red meat processing sector operates in a competitive global marketplace. Projects in this program therefore aim to understand the economic impacts and levers for the sector through economic modelling, statistical analysis, benchmarking and networked information flows, so that we can secure the industry's future performance.

Sep 12, 2019
Animal welfare is a key priority for the red meat processing industry. The red meat processing industry wants to ensure that the highest standards of animal welfare are maintained and that it contin...
Report
Analysis of State-based processing costs
Mar 27, 2019
The objectives of the project were to provide state based red meat (beef) processing costs for NSW and Queensland to support a more detailed understanding of the cost pressures facing red meat proce...
Report
AMPC representative processor model — recent performance and outlook
Mar 22, 2019
AMPC has developed a representative processor economic model that seeks to provide AMPC and industry stakeholders with a tool to objectively assess the drivers of processor economic performance. ...
Report
Cost to Operate and Processing Cost Competitiveness
Mar 20, 2019
  This omnibus report combines both the “Cost to Operate” report, released publicly in November 2018, and its companion piece “Processing Cost Competitiveness” &ndash...
Report
Analysis of Regulatory and Related Costs in Red Meat Processing
Oct 29, 2018
This project identifies and quantifies the costs that face the red meat processing industry in Australia and compares them with key international competitors the United States, Brazil and Argentina....
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Review Of ACCC Report On Electricity Affordability and Australia’s Competitive Advantage
Aug 10, 2018
The key objective of this project was to provide a timely assessment of the implications for the red meat industry of the findings of the ACCC’s report on restoring electricity affordability a...
Report
DAWR Red Meat Industry Awareness Tour
Jan 9, 2018
In an effort to avert the growing disconnect between departmental officers and the red meat industry, Food and Veterinary Services Pty Ltd presented two industry awareness tours, funded by...
Report
Electronic data collection for meat inspection
Dec 13, 2017
There is a growing interest on the part of the red meat industry to capture and report on the health of livestock slaughtered in processing plants throughout Australia. Such health data can be of si...
Report
Indonesia and halal certification
Dec 1, 2017
The Halal Law mandates compulsory halal certification across consumable products, including food and beverages, medicines, cosmetics, chemicals and biological products and includes the manufacturing...
Report
Snapshot
Social Impact Study of Red Meat Processing in Australia
Aug 15, 2017
AMPC is committed to supporting its member organisations maintain their social license to operate (SLO). SLO is closely associated with the social impact organisation have on the communities in whic...
Report
Innovative Race and Knocking Box Design Concepts to Optimise Animal Welfare and Carcase Quality
Jan 10, 2017
The objective for this project was to improve the welfare of cattle immediately before and during the event of slaughter at commercial abattoirs. There is growing pressure from consumers, regulators...
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Evaluating the Socio-Economic Benefit of the Red Meat Processing Industry in Regional Australia
Dec 8, 2016
This report outlines the economic impact of red meat processing facilities in a number of regions around Australia as well as providing estimates of the impact on the individual State economies and ...
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Impact of Transport to Australia's Distant Markets, with Special Reference to the Chinese Market
May 22, 2016
Australia exports vacuum packed (VP) meat cuts to more than 100 countries, relying on the cold chain during the air or sea voyage to get product to market. The present project followed 200 consignme...
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Progressing Fundamental Vision & Sensing and Demonstrating the Value of the Australian Meat Processing Industry
Mar 26, 2015
SAGE was assigned to undertake a brief research to gain an understanding of the current issues within the red meat industry and evaluate whether any solutions in other industries may be modified, ad...
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Examining and Quantifying the Range of Issues Associated with Increased Casual Labour Use in the Red Meat Processing Industry
Feb 3, 2015
The Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) sought to identify the key issues associated with the employment of casual staff in the red meat processing industry and identify the true costs and ...
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Review of Current Developments & Future R&D Opportunities for Lamb French Racking
May 30, 2014
Given the number of french racking R&D proposals and projects that have either been invested previously, or that are currently under consideration, it was evident that a review of 1) industry ne...
Report
A Predictive Model & Tool for Firm Level Cost Benefit Assessment
May 30, 2014
The Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) commissioned a study designed to provide a predictive model (and tool design) for firm level cost benefit assessment of the purchase and implementati...
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Value Chain Mapping Model
May 1, 2014
Value adding is one of the key ways in which to deliver increased value per head back to processors through diversifying meat based products to increase choices to end-users thus stimulating de...
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