World meat industry news

Miratorg produced 27.5 thousand tons of poultry meat in Q1 2018

  • 20 Apr 08:32

Miratorg produced 27.5 thousand tons of poultry meat in Q1 2018 Bryansky Broiler, ABH Miratorg's poultry subsidiary, produced over 27.5 thousand tons of poultry meat since the beginning of 2018, a stable production compared to the first quarter of 2017. Miratorg is one of the ten largest poultry producers in Russia. The company invested over 25 billion rubles in the building its vertically integrated production "from the farm to fork." Its production chain includes a feed mill with a capacity of 360,000 tons of feed per year, an incubator with a capacity of 86 million eggs, 19 poultry sites and a meat processing plant. Bryansky Broiler has a number of over 6.5 million birds and exports its products to. Read more...

MHP reports increase in poultry production in the first quarter of 2018

  • 19 Apr 10:22

MHP reports increase in poultry production in the first quarter of 2018 MHP, the leading poultry producer from Ukraine, has announced its pre-close trading update for the first three months that ended on 31 March. MHP's production of chicken meat increased by 7% in the first quarter of 2018, reaching 152,167 tons from 141,874 tons in the first three months of 2017. The rise is based on a decreased percent of flock thinning and increased production of bigger broiler carcasses. MHP's chicken meat sales to third parties rose by 9% in Q1 2018, up to 135,307 tons from 123,931 tonnes in Q1 2017. On the other hand, domestic sales volumes decreased by 4% year-on-year. Furthermore, the company's exports of chicken meat increased. Read more...

Russia bans pork imports from Belarus due to ASF fears

  • 19 Apr 10:21

Russia bans pork imports from Belarus due to ASF fears The Russian agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has imposed a temporary ban on imports of live pigs and pork from Belarus after the detection of African Swine Fever virus (ASF) in products. Rosselkhoznadzor said it was forced to introduce restrictive measures for Belarusian imports after the FGBU's "Bryansk Interregional Veterinary Laboratory" and the Federal Center for Animal Health found the genome of the ASF virus in the samples of finished meat products belonging to the Belarusian enterprise "Gomel meat-packing plant" (Republic of Belarus, Gomel, Ilyich str., 2) and in sausages "Krakovskie" and sausage. Read more...

Delegation travels to Moscow for discussions

  • 18 Apr 10:16

Delegation travels to Moscow for discussions Led by The Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (Iamo) Director Professor Thomas Glauben, a delegation travelled to Moscow, Russian Federation, for co-operation negotiations. There the Iamo researchers held bilateral discussions with respected research institutes and organizations regarding the opportunities for research and further development of the agricultural sector in Europe and Asia. Alongside the presentation of ongoing research projects of the institute, the participants in the co-operation negotiations discussed what specific measures can be taken to improve interaction between representatives from the fields of. Read more...

Q1 2018: Pig world, fasten your seatbelts

  • 17 Apr 09:32

Q1 2018: Pig world, fasten your seatbelts There might be rough times ahead in terms of global pig prices, according to pig market expert Dr John Strak. In his quarterly review of the world pig market, he warns for a bumpy ride ahead. This is my third attempt at bringing you an overview of what is happening in global pig and pork markets. I began writing forPig Progressabout the ‘global scene’last Septemberand followed upin January this yearwith a review of 2017 and a look ahead to 2018. In both of my previous pieces I was bearish about pig prices and, at best, suggesting that caution should be the theme of businesses involved in any aspect of pig production. With hindsight and (more importantly) fresh. Read more...

Russian pig business annoyed by environmental bill

  • 17 Apr 09:30

Russian pig business annoyed by environmental bill Major organisations in Russia’s swine business have responded strongly against a new environmental bill. This bill, once adopted, would force many swine farmers and slaughterhouses to invest strongly to renovate their operations. According to the newest ecological standards, that are likely to come into force in January 2019, 78% pig farms and all pig slaughterhouses in Russia shall be seen as industrial facilities with the highest level of danger to the environment. Best available technologies The government regulations determining the technical parameters are yet to be adopted. Yet it is widely believed that this will mean that all these pig farmers will. Read more...

Russian meat producer hit by Trump sanctions

  • 16 Apr 13:20

Russian meat producer hit by Trump sanctions Agricultural holding Kuban has become the first Russian meat manufacturer subjected to international. Read more...

The consumer's lifestyle dictates what and how people want to eat

  • 16 Apr 13:19

The consumer's lifestyle dictates what and how people want to eat This topic dominated Anuga's FoodTec 2018 panel of discussion during the entire exhibition. Meat industry and meat technology sector have to adapt to the new trends dictated by the consumer desire and this has a direct influence on production processes and subsequent packaging, according to Carola K. Herbst from the DLG’s (German Agricultural Society) Food Competence Center. "Experience from the German market shows that consumers are getting older; eating more outside the home; eating ideologically or in line with religious beliefs, and their diets reflect individual values as they attempt to optimize their physical and. Read more...

Pig prices stayed strong as demand for lamb grew in Europe, says QMS

  • 9 Apr 13:46

Pig prices stayed strong as demand for lamb grew in Europe, says QMS In the week ended April 1st, prime prices for hoggs although reported a slight decrease have remained 30% above year earlier levels, according to Quality Meat Scotland. “Auction market throughputs through March have been well above last years levels, while the UK weekly slaughter of prime sheep has been running well ahead of last year throughout January and February,” said Quality Meat Scotland’s Director of Economics Services. “So despite strong supplies of hogs, farmgate prices have strengthened suggesting a basic strength in demand,” he added. According to QMS, high farmgate hog prices were reported not only in Scotland but. Read more...

Smart pig farming at VIV Europe 2018

  • 9 Apr 13:45

Smart pig farming at VIV Europe 2018 The international livestock event VIV Europe is around the corner – it will be held from 20 to 22 June. This year’s theme is ‘smart farming and connecting data’. Proagrica, publisher of Pig Progress, will be present with Future Farming seminars. Held every 4 years at the Jaarbeurs showgrounds in Utrecht, the Netherlands,VIV Europe, focuses particularly on the world of production from feed to meat. Special attention is paid to processing for poultry meat and eggs. The organisers will zoom in this year on the latest innovations and technologies related to smart farming. Near 20% visitor increase is expected At the previous edition, in May. Read more...