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As the world grows hungry for meat, an industry consolidates

TOKYO -- It is becoming harder for meat packers to sate the world's appetite for sizzling patties of protein. This is the takeaway from Tuesday's announcement that Japan's Itoham Foods and Yonekyu will integrate their management in April.

     Surging meat consumption in emerging countries such as China probably prompted Japan's second- and seventh-largest meat packers to tie the knot.

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