World meat industry news

Cattle herd reduction in Altai will lead to an increase in beef prices

  • 19 Jul 09:26

Cattle herd reduction in Altai will lead to an increase in  beef prices The Russians were warned that in the very near future, meat prices will rise by at least 10%. This was explained by the fact that the supplements that are used to feed animals become more expensive. Meanwhile, beef prices in the Altai Territory have already risen by 5% and this is not the limit. According to the Office of the Federal Antimonopoly Service for the Altai Territory, in the period from February to May 2019, beef prices in the region increased by 5%. The ministry noted that, on the contrary, pork prices dropped by 5%, while poultry prices did not fluctuate this year. According to experts, one of the reasons for the rise in beef price is the fact that the number. Read more...

Analysis of the Russian market of sausages: the results of 2018

  • 19 Jul 09:25

Analysis of the Russian market of sausages: the results of 2018 In the course of a study conducted by NeoAnalytics on the topic “Russian market of sausage and sausage products: results of 2018” it turned out that in general, 2018 was not a good year for the Russian market of sausage products. At the end of the year, the dynamics of the market turnover was recorded negative against the background of the somewhat stagnating dynamics of retail trade turnover in the Russian Federation. In 2018, the volume of production of sausage and sausage products in Russia amounted to 2.3 million tons and decreased over the year by 6.4%. In the production structure, stuffed sausage products are leading (63.8%), which include. Read more...

Putin: Russian Economic Trends Remain Positive, More Growth Needed

  • 19 Jul 09:20

Putin: Russian Economic Trends Remain Positive, More Growth Needed Russia’s economic trends are positive but growth rates need to accelerate, the country’s president Vladimir Putin has said, according toNTV.“Russia has maintained positive economic growth rates for 13 quarters in a row,” the head of state said at a session on economic issues. He cited figures for January-May, which indicated that “the gross domestic product was 0.6% up, and industrial production increased by 2.4%.” “Still, it is necessary to achieve more stable, and most importantly, more dynamic growth,” Putin said. For this purpose, “it is necessary to maintain general macroeconomic stability, preserve the. Read more...

Ukraine still holds three important markets for its pork

  • 19 Jul 09:19

Ukraine still holds three important markets for its pork Despite the fact that Ukraine is one of the European countries affected by the African Swine Fever virus, pork exports are still in place. The State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFSU) recently announced that during the first half of the year pork exports have totaled 1,006 tonnes (-7.6%) worth $2.37 million (-4.7%). The main destination for Ukraninan pork was Vietnam, who received 467.7 tonnes worth $1.1 million, followed by UAE, with 301.5 tonnes worth $709,000 and Hong Kong, 136 tonnes worth $320,000. Exports to other countries in the world have reached a volume of 100.8 tonnes worth $237,000. The ASF virus is present in 12 provinces of Ukraine and there are almost 6. Read more...

Chicken prices are 8% higher than last year

  • 18 Jul 10:00

Chicken prices are 8% higher than last year In the second quarter of 2019, the average selling price for turkeymeat has increased by 22% compared to the same period last year, according to a report on the operating results of the Cherkizovo group. In June, the average price decreased by 2.6% compared to May to 160.26 rubles / kg, but this is 17% higher than in June 2018. In January 2019, the average price of turkey meat exceeded 180 rubles / kg. According to the company, the price increase occurred "due to the expansion of the offer of products under the Pava-Pava brand and high demand for turkey products." The production of Tambov Turkey (a joint project with the Spanish Grupo Fuertes) decreased compared. Read more...

Rosselkhoznadzor sent specialists to China to address issues in the export of poultry meat

  • 18 Jul 09:59

Rosselkhoznadzor sent specialists to China to address issues in the export of poultry meat Rosselkhoznadzor sent a delegation to Beijing to resolve issues arising from the supply of Russian poultry meat to China. As the press secretary of the service, Yulia Melano, said, the Chinese side had questions about the passage of Russian products through customs in the port of Shanghai. "They are associated with the registration of veterinary certificates," she explained. "Our specialists were promptly sent to Beijing to resolve them, and negotiations with the main state customs administration of China will take place on Tuesday," she said. As Melano noted, the Russian Federation is just starting deliveries of poultry meat to. Read more...

Miratorg produces over 58,000 tons of high-quality poultry meat in 1st half of 2019

  • 18 Jul 09:53

Miratorg produces over 58,000 tons of high-quality poultry meat in 1st half of 2019 Bryansk, July 9 – ABH Miratorg, the largest investor into the Russia’s agricultural section, reports on producing over 58 thousand tons of high-quality poultry products in the 1sthalf of 2019, which is 9% more than the figure for the same period of 2018. Miratorg ranks among Top-10 Russian biggest poultry producers. The Company invested over 26 billion roubles in the vertically integrated production of full cycle: from grain growing for concentrated feed production to deep processing. The production chain includes a feed mill plant, poultry farms, an incubatory and an automated slaughtering and deep processing plant. The total number of poultry exceeds 7. Read more...

Miratorg increases production of frozen semi-finished products and meals by 25% to 29 thousand tons in the first half of 2019

  • 17 Jul 10:13

Miratorg increases production of frozen semi-finished products and meals by 25% to 29 thousand tons in the first half of 2019 ABH Miratorg, the leading producer of frozen semi-finished products and ready meals, reported that it has increased production of meals in the first half of the 2019 by 25%-up to 29 thousand tons in comparison with the same period in 2018. Performance indicators increasing resulted from growing demand for high-quality meat products from corporate customers on the retail market. Miratorg has built high-tech meat-processing plant in Kaliningrad region and aims to scale up the capacity by launching new production lines. The plant manufactures products under own trademarks and for HoReCa segment, including international restaurants networks. The plant is certified. Read more...

Experts called the food prices rise one of the outcomes of five years of embargo

  • 17 Jul 10:11

Experts called the food prices rise one of the outcomes of five years of embargo One of the results of the food embargo imposed in Russia in August 2014 was the rise in food prices. This is stated in a study that analysts from consulting company KPMG conducted for RBC. Experts note that over five years, prices have risen both for products that have been banned from importing, and for those that were previously produced in Russia. Most of all butter (by 79%), frozen fish (68%) and cabbage (62%) have risen in price. Wheat flour (by 25%), pasta (34%) and sunflower oil (35%), which were previously mainly produced in Russia, significantly increased in price. The reason for the price rise was the dependence of Russian producers on imports,. Read more...

Ministry of Agriculture developed a bill on eco-products

  • 17 Jul 10:10

Ministry of Agriculture developed a bill on eco-products The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia has developed a draft law on ecologically clean agricultural products, raw materials and food. This is stated in the message of the Ministry. The bill was prepared as part of the process of creating a brand of "green" products in Russia on behalf of the President of the Russian Federation. “Its adoption will allow to form a system of legal regulation of the eco-product market that is new for Russia. The draft law is aimed at regulating the production, storage, transportation, labeling and sale of such products,” the Ministry of Agriculture noted. The norms of the bill do not apply to perfumery, cosmetic,. Read more...