World meat industry news

Exploring alternative pig feed ingredients

  • 08:23

Exploring alternative pig feed ingredients Recently, our feed technology expert Dr Casey Bradley made a career switch. She moved from micro-ingredients to macro-ingredients, and now works for Purina Animal Nutrition. That combination of experiences continues to offer interesting insights into the future of feed formulation, she explains. I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination – Jimmy Dean I am not sure if the news has blown through all parts of the world yet, but I have charted a different course for my career. This change allows me to get back to a complete nutritional programme perspective and is challenging me to create innovative. Read more...

Russia’s key pig region commits to quality standards

  • 08:22

Russia’s key pig region commits to quality standards Pig farms in Russia’s key pig region Belgorod have signed a joint commitment to stop using all kinds of growth promoters, hormones and ‘strong’ antibiotics in pig feeding as from 1 January 2018.That was communicated by Tatiana Ayusheva, head of the regional branch of the Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor, in a statement early September. Ms Ayusheva didn’t mention names of specific pig producers that confirmed to stick to these quality standards, but she made it clear that the list does include major companies. Russia’s key pig region Belgorod will stop using strong antibiotics in pig feeding as from 2018.. Read more...

FAO Praises High Quality of Belarus' Dairy, Meat Products

  • 20 Sep 12:12

FAO Praises High Quality of Belarus' Dairy, Meat Products Belarusian dairy and meat products are of high quality, Raimund Jehle, FAO Regional Strategic Programmes Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia, told the media on 14 September. "When I was in Belarus in June I made sure that dairy and meat products and cheese are of supreme quality. This creates a good basis for export development," Raimund Jehle said. According to him, Belarus has a capacity to increase domestic consumption of dairy products. Belarus and the FAO signed the Country Program Framework 2017-2020 on 14 September. According toBelTA, theprogramme is aimed at providing support in the areas of food safety, forest resource. Read more...

Donetsk Republic Bans Iconic Ukrainian Pork Delicacy

  • 20 Sep 12:11

Donetsk Republic Bans Iconic Ukrainian Pork Delicacy The Ministry of Agro-Industrial Policy and Food of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic has banned the import of all pork products made in Ukraine, including salo, the iconic meat product consisting of cured slabs of fatback. Sputniknews.comreports that thedecision was announced on the ministry's official website, and taken in connection with the deterioration of the situation surrounding African swine fever (ASF) in Ukraine. "Due to the worsening epizootic situation around African swine fever in Ukraine, the import of pork meat and finished pork products (salo, kielbasa, canned meats, etc.) from Ukraine into the territory of the. Read more...

New products out in force for Anuga 2017

  • 18 Sep 09:50

New products out in force for Anuga 2017 Meat, poultry and meat-alternative products will be in the spotlight at. Read more...

Weakening Dollar Playing Role In Meat Markets

  • 18 Sep 09:48

Weakening Dollar Playing Role In Meat Markets The U.S. dollar has been losing some strength, which is making the U.S. more competitive in the export market with Brazil and Argentina. These individual country relationships are what drives this competitiveness, according to Alan Brugler, president of Brugler Marketing & Management, LLC.Play Video “We are at a technical support point, and we expect that some of the shorts to take some money off the table,” said Brugler. This weaker dollar will be playing into the wheat and meat markets, two places where the dollar has its biggest impact. According to Arlan Suderman, chef commodities economist for INTL FCStone, this was reflected in. Read more...

Russian business abroad: Big or small?

  • 15 Sep 10:13

Russian business abroad: Big or small? At home the economy is gradually recovering, but are Russian entrepreneurs still willing to try their luck abroad?With the Russian economy nowofficiallymoving out of crisis, foreign investors might breathe out and start taking considering investing in the now expanding local market. According to theRussian Federal Tax Service, in 2017 Russians registered more individual companies and farms compared to last year. The number of new entrepreneurs reached 336,000, an increase of 16,000 over 2016. But what about Russian business internationally? Does it exist and, if so, where? Where and why “A lot of Russians open businesses in Europe. Most popular. Read more...

Russian company to export poultry products to Iraq

  • 15 Sep 10:11

Russian company to export poultry products to Iraq Russian meat and feed producer Cherkizovo Group has received permission to export poultry products to Iraq, from its Vasilyevskaya poultry farm. This was reported by the European Supermarket Magazine (ESM). The Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture granted permission for the group to export its products to the country, provided all products meet strict halal guidelines. The slaughter facilities at the Vasilyevskaya poultry farm comply with these rules, according to certification from the Halal International Centre for Standardisation and Certification of the Council of Muftis of Russia. Products set to exported by the group include the Latifa and. Read more...

Belarus Starts Exporting Beef to China

  • 14 Sep 10:11

Belarus Starts Exporting Beef to China The first Belarusian companies have started exporting frozen beef to China, the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry said on Tuesday. Two Belarusian companies, OAO Mogilev Meat Packing Plant and Veles-Meat, have been opened for deliveries of beef to China, head of the Foreign Trade Department of the ministry Aleksei Bogdanov told local media. Belarus also constantly invites Chinese business delegations to work out delivery logistics, discuss meat cutting specifics and analyse the taste preferences of consumers, Mr Bogdanov said. Eight Belarusian meat processing companies have been certified to export beef to China. In 2017, Belarus will export $20 million worth. Read more...

ASF hits large pig farm in Russia’s key pig region

  • 14 Sep 10:09

ASF hits large pig farm in Russia’s key pig region Russia’s key pig production area, Belgorod region, has been struck by a severe outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF). In a Rusagro farm, more than 15,000 pigs had to be culled. The outbreak was discovered on September 5, on a farm of Tambov Bacon, a subsidiary of agricultural holding Rusagro. The agricultural holding confirmed the outbreak on September 7 in a press release. The outbreak took place in Belgorod region’s Shebensky district, in the south east of Russia, not too far from the border with Ukraine. The company stated that it will have to cull 16,000 pigs due to the outbreak. It added that all of the company’s other production sites in. Read more...