World meat industry news

Ukraine's largest poultry producer increases its production capacity

  • 13 Jul 11:35

Ukraine's largest poultry producer increases its production capacity MHP has announced it is increasing the production capacity at its Vinnitsa poultry plant by launching a second production line, delo.ua reports. "We opened the second production line on July 1. Six months from now we are planning to become the largest poultry factory in the world," the executive director of the poultry plant, Igor Leshchenko said. According to the executive director, the complex has the largest incubator in the world. The production capacity of the plant currently reaches 0.5 million tons of poultry per day. Mr. Leshchenko also said regarding the possibilities for processing the waste from the poultry farm after the launch of the biogas. Read more...

Global consumption of meat and fish to increase by 15% between 2018-2027

  • 12 Jul 10:49

Global consumption of meat and fish to increase by 15% between 2018-2027 The total consumption of meat and fish at a global level is expected to increase by 15% between 2018 and 2027, while meat and fish consumption at a per capita level is to rise by only 3% in the mentioned period, according to a new report launched by the OECD and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The report says that there is expected to be stark variations across region regarding meat and fish consumption. Sub-Saharan Africa is forecasted to be the region with the strongest growth in total consumption due to a rise in the number of inhabitants, here per capita consumption is expected to decline by 3%. On the other hand, the report underlines the fact. Read more...

Russia temporarily bans meat and fish imports from Belarusian producers

  • 11 Jul 10:10

Russia temporarily bans meat and fish imports from Belarusian producers Russian agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has introduced temporary restrictions on the import of meat and fish products to Russia from three Belarusian companies. "The Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision reports that in connection with the re-identification of violations of veterinary and sanitary requirements of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Russian Federation, the Rosselkhoznadzor, from July 4, 2018, introduces temporary restrictions on the supply to the territory of the Russian Federation of products produced by enterprises of the Republic of Belarus," Rosselkhoznadzor's statement read. The targeted. Read more...

Cherkizovo Group announces operating results for the June and second quarter of 2018

  • 10 Jul 10:22

Cherkizovo Group (MOEX: GCHE), the largest vertically integrated meat producer in Russia, today announces operating results for the June and second quarter of 2018. Second Quarter 2018 Highlights Chicken: Sales volumes of 130.98 thousand tonnes declined 5% compared to the previous quarter and were flat compared to 2Q17. Significant average sales price growth, compared to the previous quarter and year-on-year results, is attributed to the chicken market being undersupplied with lower deliveries from some domestic producers, and the positive effect from our Petelinka and Chicken Kingdom branded products quickly gaining market share on key markets. Turkey:. Read more...

Ukraine ranks in the world's top 10 largest exporters of chicken meat

  • 10 Jul 06:44

Ukraine ranks in the world's top 10 largest exporters of chicken meat Ukraine has entered the top 10 world leaders in chicken meat exports after the results reported in the first four months of 2018, according to a report released by the US Department of Agriculture, BusinessCenter reports. Ukraine exported 310,000 tons of chicken meat between January and April 2018. In the first four months of this year, the leaders in chicken meat exports were Brazil, with 3.8 million tons, the EU, with 1.3 million tons, and Thailand, with 810,000 tons. In 2017, Ukraine's main importers of chicken meat were the Netherlands, which imported $78 million worth of chicken meat, followed by Egypt ($65 million). Read more...

Russia and Iran to Invest in Livestock Vaccine Production

  • 9 Jul 15:03

Russia and Iran to Invest in Livestock Vaccine Production A livestock vaccine production unit will be built in Semnan Province in cooperation with Russia, director general of the province’s veterinary organization said. Mohammad Saeedi added that €10 million worth of investment are required to carry out the project, 25 per cent of which will be provided by the Russian side,Mehr News Agencyreported. According toFinancial Tribune, he said:"We plan to start constructing the vaccine production unit in the current [Iranian] year (March 2018-19) and it is estimated that the project will come on stream within three years." He also added that the production unit will create 100 direct and. Read more...

Russian poultry producer invested $11M in a new hatchery

  • 6 Jul 10:46

Russian poultry producer invested $11M in a new hatchery Produkty Pitania, one of the largest producers of frozen convenience foods in Russia, has launched operations at its new hatchery in Kaliningrad, Russia. The investment in its new facility amounted to about 700 million rubles ($11 million) and has a production capacity of 45 million eggs per year, according to local media. The incubator and poultry station was built from scratch on an area of ​​19 thousand square meters. The company expects to increase its production volume of poultry meat by 10 thousand tons, up to 36 tons per year. Currently, 25 thousand tons of poultry meat is produced in the Kaliningrad region, supplying the domestic demand by up to. Read more...

Rabobank: Volatile poultry trade, local markets bullish

  • 5 Jul 11:42

Rabobank: Volatile poultry trade, local markets bullish Global poultry trade is expected to remain particularly volatile in the next quarter due to ongoing turmoil in Brazil and rising US-China trade tensions. But many local industries are still performing well as supply in regions like the EU, South Africa, Mexico, Indonesia and India is well-balanced, creating good, profitable conditions for the industry. Rabobank’s senior analyst animal protein Nan-Dirk Mulder said in the latest quarterly bulletin that he expected to see Brazilian exports drop at least 10% due in part to the trade restrictions set by the EU, China and the Middle East. China’s tariff on US soybeans is also expected to push up Brazilian feed. Read more...

Russia approves new soft loans for pig industry

  • 4 Jul 10:42

Russia approves new soft loans for pig industry Russia’s ministry of agriculture has approved the issuing of 240 billion roubles (US$ 4 billion) destined for new projects in the domestic pig industry. However, not everybody in the Russian swine sector are happy with this new initiative. The money will become available in the form of soft loans with subsidised interest rates. The policy was made public by Yuri Kovalev, chairman of the Russian Union of Pork Producers (RUPP), when recently speaking to local news outletKontinent Sibir. Just as in previous years, it is expected that the soft loans will be issued by major state-owned banks such as Sberbank, VTB and Rosselhozbank. The funds must be invested. Read more...

Ukraine officials in fact-finding visit to AHDB

  • 3 Jul 10:10

Ukraine officials in fact-finding visit to AHDB A group of government officials arrived at Stoneleigh Park on Tuesday as part of a five-day fact-finding mission to learn about meat hygiene controls and food traceability in the UK. AHDB Senior Veterinary Manager Mandy Nevel and AHDB International Market Development Director Dr Phil Hadley (front centre) host food safety specialists from the Ukraine at AHDB's headquarters. Organized by the International Finance Corporation, the visit also included meetings with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the National Farmers’ Union (NFU), the Animal Plant and Health Agency (APHA) and Red Tractor. During their visit to the. Read more...