World meat industry news

Rabobank global poultry quarterly Q3 2018

  • 25 Sep 10:10

Rabobank global poultry quarterly Q3 2018 Global poultry trade has become highly volatile, with Brazil very much at the centre of the turmoil. Aside from issues surrounding the weak flesh investigation and associated trade implications, the country has also faced a major truckers’ strike, which led to the massive culling of birds. Rabobank expects the global turmoil to continue in 2H 2018, as new issues are set to impact trade, such as rising US-Chinese trade tensions, the recent safeguard measures on Brazilian poultry set by China, and changes to Saudi Arabia’s halal stunning requirements. This could lead to further changes in global trade, along with a risk of volatility in feed costs. Read more...

Kazakhstan meat consumption slow down due to higher prices

  • 24 Sep 09:48

Kazakhstan meat consumption slow down due to higher prices Kazakhstan's meat consumption in the second quarter of this year has registered a decrease due to a rise in prices, reportsTrendnews agency. Consumption of meat products in cities decreased by 2% compared to 1Q and in rural areas by 8%. Horse meat has increased its average price by 1.7% per month, reaching $4.7 in the summer months. The horse meat price is up by 9.3% compared to the same period of 2017. Chichen meat has also marked an increase of 1.1% per month, followed by beef, mutton, and pork by 0.2-0.3% (6-8% per year). Meat consumption per capita is now down by 4.1% compared to the first quarter of 2018, reaching 18.7 kilograms. Rural area households have. Read more...

Pork prices peaked the last two years

  • 21 Sep 12:48

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...

Belarus increased its beef exports by 17.5%

  • 20 Sep 09:25

Belarus increased its beef exports by 17.5% Belarus has exported fresh and chilled beef in the amount of 63.19 thousand tons worth $233.48 million dollars in the first seven months of this year. In volume, Belarusian beef exports increased in volume by 17.5% compared to the corresponding period from 2017 and by 19.8% in terms of value, as reported by Meatinfo.ru. In July, Belarus exported more than 8.2 thousand tons, a level slightly lower than the one reported in the previous month. Russia stands out as the largest importer of Belarusian beef. Shipments to this market accounted for 96% of Belarus' total beef exports or 60.7 thousand tons. The beef volume supplied to Russia grew by 15.6% in the first. Read more...

Baltic states cull 35,000 pigs due to ASF

  • 19 Sep 11:26

Baltic states cull 35,000 pigs due to ASF Whilst African Swine Fever (ASF) is spreading across China and penetrating Western Europe, the picture in Baltic States remains very complicated. Latvia and Lithuania had to cull in total almost 35,000 pigs. In Lithuania the outbreak took place at Idavang farm near Akmenė, in the north of the country. It was be the biggest outbreak in the country for the past 3 years, according to the country’s State Food and Veterinary Service. In addition, it was the 2ndtime for ASF to hit a production facility of Idavang. In 2014, as a result of an ASF outbreak, overall losses were up to 19,000 pigs. At this facility, in 2018, 19,500 head had to be culled. ASF outbreak in. Read more...

Russian wheat prices down with weaker rouble and global benchmark

  • 18 Sep 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...