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.

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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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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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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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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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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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...
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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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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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