World meat industry news

American fat trades to Russia snuffed out by extension of Russian import ban

  • 9 Nov 10:25

American fat trades to Russia snuffed out by extension of Russian import ban A senior official at the US Meat Export Federation has told GlobalMeatNews how he regrets small signs of recovery in the US-Russian meat trade have been snuffed out by the latest expansion of. Read more...

Russia’s sanitary system under scrutiny after major outbreak of trichinellosis

  • 9 Nov 10:24

Russia’s sanitary system under scrutiny after major outbreak of trichinellosis Nearly 60 people have been hospitalised in Tomsk Oblast, Russia, after consuming bear meat infected with trichinellosis, also known as fleshworm disease, the country’s state sanitary body Rospotrebnadzor has announced in a statement on its. Read more...

MIRATORG : Output increased in 2017

  • 8 Nov 11:06

MIRATORG : Output increased in 2017 Miratorg, Russia's major meat producer, increased pork production by 1% to 230,000 t of pork in slaughter weight for January-September 2017. The company’s vertical integrated production chain includes feed-stuff division, pig-breeding complexes, located in Belgorod and Kursk regions and state-of-the art slaughtering and processing plant. Miratorg produced 288,000 t of pork in live weight over January- September matching the result of the same period of 2016. “The Pig-Breeding Division is focused on enhancement of production efficiency and reduction of losses. The vertically integrated chain is operating at full capacity, so the main task remains. Read more...

Russia Restricts Imports of Chicken Meat from Bulgaria

  • 8 Nov 11:05

Russia Restricts Imports of Chicken Meat from Bulgaria Russian Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Control (ROS) has introduced temporary restrictions on imports of chicken meat from Bulgaria, RIA Novosti reported. A message on the website of the Office states that the reason for the restrictions is the cases of avian influenza on the territory of Bulgaria, according toNovinite.com. The measures concern imports of poultrymeat and products containing chicken. In addition, food and feed additives for poultry, with the exception of those of plant origin or resulting from chemical and microbiological synthesis,. Read more...

Armenia Stops Ban on Polish, German Chicken Imports

  • 7 Nov 10:18

Armenia Stops Ban on Polish, German Chicken Imports Armenia's State Food Safety Agency has lifted the ban from import of chicken from Poland and Germany, the agency's press office reported on Wednesday. The decision to lift the ban has been prompted by the official information of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), which stated that 'high-virulence bird flu' poses no threat to these countries. ARKA News Agencyreports that import of all types of meat as well as feathers, eggs etc, is no longer prohibited. The ban was imposed. Read more...

Drop in poultry production in Q3

  • 7 Nov 10:17

Drop in poultry production in Q3 MHP, a leading agro-industrial company in Ukraine, announced that its poultry stocks at the end of the third quarter of 2017 are the lowest historically as a percent of monthly production volume. The company announced that at the beginning of the third quarter of this year its poultry stocks were down to 21,000 t compared to the beginning of the third quarter from 2016 when they reached 46,300 t. This resulted in a 13% decrease in poultry sales volumes in Q3 2017 compared to Q3 2016. Furthermore, the company's poultry production volumes in the third quarter of this year remained relatively stable and were situated at 137,005 t (Q3 2016: 139,740 t). The poultry. Read more...

Russia May Soon Start Exporting Beef, Poultry to Saudi Arabia

  • 3 Nov 10:45

Russia May Soon Start Exporting Beef, Poultry to Saudi Arabia Russia might begin supplying beef, goat and sheep meat, as well as poultry and their by-products to Saudi Arabia in the near future, Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) said in a statement Wednesday. "The imports can begin immediately after the inclusion of Russian companies into the list of enterprises approved to export [their products] to Saudi Arabia. This technical work will be completed by the SFDA within a few days," the statement read. According toSputnik, the statement comes following a meeting between representatives of Rosselkhoznadzor and the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA). Russia. Read more...

Miratorg to support its beef project with leather production

  • 2 Nov 10:39

Miratorg to support its beef project with leather production Miratorg to support its beef. Read more...

10 European companies localizing production in Russia this year

  • 2 Nov 10:37

It looks like the economic crisis is easing up (just like Mr. Putin said!) as European companies have come flocking to Russia over the last few months to localize production - despite sanctions. The Russian-German Chamber of Commerce Russia’s economy seems to getting back on track. The country’s GDP is improving (in 2016 it onlyfellby 0.2 percentcompared to 2.8 percent in 2015) and inflation remains at a record low of three percent. Great news that’s not only pleased thegovernmentbut also prompted many European businesses to step up their activity in Russia. German companies, for instance, are taking advantage of the country’s growth.. Read more...

Russian Agriculture Bank may issue perpetual bonds in 2018

  • 1 Nov 11:25

Russian Agriculture Bank may issue perpetual bonds in 2018 Russian Agriculture Bank, or Rosselkholzbank, may issue perpetual bonds to boost its capital next year, the bank's deputy chief executive Kirill Levin told Reuters. "We will decide on the need, the programmes registered are for the future," he said. Levin added that there is no urgent need for the capital boost now.On Monday, Russian central bank said it has registered a total of 10 planned perpetual bond issues by the state-owned Rosselkhozbank totally worth $450 million and separately 300 million euros ($353 million).. Read more...