World meat industry news

Russian wheat prices down with weaker rouble and global benchmark

  • 08:43

Russian wheat prices down with weaker rouble and global benchmark Russian wheat export prices fell at the end of last week amid decline in the rouble currency and the global benchmark contract in Chicago. Black Sea prices for Russian wheat with 12.5 percent protein content were at $215 a tonne free on board (FOB) at the end of last week, down $10 on the week,IKARagriculture consultancy said in a note. SovEcon, another Moscow-based consultancy, quoted FOB wheat down $2 at $221 a tonne and Barley $1 down to $232 a tonne. By Aug. 30 Russia had exported 9.8 million tonnes of grain since the start of the 2018/19 season on July 1. That was up 39 percent from the same period the previous year and included 8.2 million tonnes. Read more...

Cherkizovo announces results of meeting

  • 17 Sep 10:38

Cherkizovo announces results of meeting Cherkizovo Group, the largest vertically integrated meat producer in Russia, announces the results of its Board of Directors meeting, which was held mid-September. Photo: Cherkizovo At the meeting, the Board of Directors took into consideration reports of Personnel & Remunerations Committee Chairman and Investment and Strategic Planning Committee Chairman, resolved on termination of participation and participation in other legal entities, and approved an interested party transaction. They formed four new sub-committees in the structure of Investment & Strategic Planning Committee of the Board: Cost Visibility and Data Capabilities. Read more...

Layers in Siberia

  • 14 Sep 10:42

Layers in Siberia Zarya poultry farm, near the Siberian city of Krasnojarsk is 100% Russian. That said, the hens and also the farm equipment stem from Western Europe. Poultry World took a look at the 1.1 million layers housed in non-forgiving Siberia. At the end of May the egg storage of Zarya poultry farm is close to empty. Only about 10% of the 15 million egg-storage space is in use. The sales are running well, explained deputy director of the poultry farm Tatjana Totskaya. The forklift driver moves a pallet with freshly packaged eggs to its designated place. Besides that, it is quiet in the immense warehouse. With dozens of rows of meter high shelves, the warehouse brings the Swedish. Read more...

Armenia to export meat to the United Arab Emirates

  • 13 Sep 08:46

Armenia to export meat to the United Arab Emirates Armenia is ready to start exporting meat and meat products to the United Arab Emirates. The State Food Safety Service of Armenia's Ministry of Agriculture has announced that it has been negotiating for a long time with the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment of the United Arab Emirates to export meat and meat products to UAE. Authorities from both countries have already confirmed the "Health Certificate for the Export of Meat and Meat from the Republic of Armenia to the United Arab Emirates." "This fact will not only boost the trade turnover between the two countries but will also contribute to the strengthening of bilateral business. Read more...

Belarus bans poultry imports from French region over AI fears

  • 12 Sep 08:59

Belarus bans poultry imports from French region over AI fears Belarusian authorities have imposed temporary restrictions on poultry imports from the Brittany region in France due to a reported outbreak of low-pathogenic avian influenza (AI). The Department of Veterinary and Food Supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture in Belarus has received a notification from the World Animal Health organization (OIE) regarding a new outbreak of low-pathogenic avian influenza registered in the departments of Morbihan, Finistère in the Brittany region, as reported by BelTA. Starting from September 1, the French region may no longer export to Belarus live poultry, hatching eggs, wild, zoo and circus animals, poultry meat,. Read more...

Russia has imposed a temporary ban on pork imports from Bulgaria

  • 11 Sep 08:47

Russia has imposed a temporary ban on pork imports from Bulgaria Russia's agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has announced that it introduced temporary restrictions on the import of pork from Bulgaria due to concerns regarding the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak detected in the Balkan state. The restrictions apply also to live pigs, pig embryos and boar sperm, as well as sheep and goat products, as reported by Emerging Europe. Still, Bulgarians will still be able to export to Russia pork products that have been made withtechnologies that ensures the elimination of the ASF virus. The Bulgarian authorities have announced that the necessary measures are being taken in order to eliminate the outbreak and to stop the. Read more...

Ukraine's poultry meat exports totaled $334 million

  • 10 Sep 11:05

Ukraine's poultry meat exports totaled $334 million Ukraine exported poultry meat amounting to 214.5 thousand tonnes worth $333.67 million between January and August 2018, according to data released by GFS. Ukraine's main importers of poultry meat in January-August are the Netherlands, with $81.21 million; Slovakia, with $41.87 million; and Iraq, with $28.64 million. Shipments to these countries totaled 52.22 thousand tonnes, 26.93 thousand tonnes and 18.41 thousand tonnes of poultry meat, respectively, as reported by Latifundist. Ukraine's poultry meat exports increased by 23% in the first half of 2018,. Read more...

Russia's pork industry aims to increase exports by 400%

  • 3 Sep 11:26

Russia's pork industry aims to increase exports by 400% The target set for this year is 85,000 tonnes of pork exports after last year reached a volume of 21,000 tonnes. Even with a low productivity reported on farms, Russian pig market is still profitable for farmers, according to the latest Genesus global report. While the domestic market is still growing, the main target for pork producers remains export, as concluded by Simon Grey, General Manager Russia CIS and Europe, Genesus Inc. "The buzzword in the industry is still export. A lot of effort is being put into developing export markets for Russian pigmeat. Russia is certainly a country that could produce a lot more pigmeat to feed the worlds growing. Read more...

Insights on the slower-growing market in Europe

  • 31 Aug 09:42

Insights on the slower-growing market in Europe As Aviagen’s Business Manager for the Rowan Range in Europe, Claudio Ambrogio is tasked with developing and coordinating sales, marketing and production strategies for Aviagen’s slower-growing and coloured bird portfolio. Ambrogio has spent the past year visiting colleagues and customers across Europe. In this short interview, he reveals his mission for these visits, the insight he gained from them as well as his thoughts on the year ahead. What has been the focus in your first year as Business Manager for the Rowan Range? My main objective was to get a deeper understanding of the slower-growing markets in each country and region across Europe to see how. Read more...

Pork prices peaked the last two years

  • 30 Aug 09:19

Pork prices peaked the last two years Anna Kudryakova, market expert meatInstitute for agricultural market studies, especially for "the Russian newspaper": - Wholesale prices of pork in a piece from March of this year increased 20 percent, growth has continued in July. Now the market has developed an extremely high price tag. Last time this price was in September 2016. Then, too, there has been a noticeable surge in prices, but maximum values were lower than those now prevailing. Linked to the rise in pork prices with the spread of African swine fever (ASF). So the market is reacting to reports about the closure of one after another the speakers and all new cases of disease in animals at private. Read more...