World meat industry news

ASF in Russia over the past week

  • 24 Sep 11:49

ASF in Russia over the past week ASF - African swine fever - is a disease that is transmitted by animals. The incubation period of this infection is two weeks, and the virus is also characterized by rapid spread and high mortality. And despite the fact that no cases of transmission of this disease to humans have yet been registered, the Rosselkhoznadzor urges livestock breeders to monitor the epizootic situation and observe safety measures. In the Kursk region, where pig products with the ASF gene were recently imported, all biological safety measures have been successfully carried out. Therefore, since September 21, restrictions on African swine fever have been lifted in this area. The. Read more...

Chiken meat prices are 1.25% up

  • 24 Sep 11:01

Chiken meat prices are 1.25% up Rosstat reports that from September 14 to 20, chicken meat rose in price by 1.25%, while prices for chicken eggs rose by 2.07%. In general, inflation in Russia accelerated and in annual terms amounted to 6.83%, which in turn even disabled the Rosstat website. Representatives of retail and trade received a notification from suppliers about an imminent increase in prices for chicken and eggs. This information was immediately transferred to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and then discussed at a meeting in the Ministry. Industry officials confirm the information on price increases. So, for example, current price of broilers isup to 150 rubles, and a chicken fillet -up. Read more...

Russian restaurateurs faced a shortage of marble beef in the domestic market

  • 23 Sep 10:58

Russian restaurateurs faced a shortage of marble beef in the domestic market Russian restaurants are having problems purchasing premium quality beef. This was stated by Sergey Mironov, Vice President of the Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers (FRiO), owner of the Meat & Fish chain at the Forum of Food Business Leaders at the WorldFood Moscow 2021 exhibition. According to Mironov, there were no interruptions in the supply of marbled beef until ABH Miratorg began to develop the Chinese market. For another two years it was enough for everyone. The rest of the suppliers cannot provide the required volume due to the more modest scale of the business: in fact, there is no competition in this segment. According to the expert, it is necessary. Read more...

Russians are not ready to give up natural meat in favor of alternatives

  • 23 Sep 10:52

Russians are not ready to give up natural meat in favor of alternatives Almost half of the Russians said they were not ready to abandon natural meat and replace it with an alternatives, the demand for which is growing in the EU and the USA. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the results of a study conducted by the Level Kitchen proper nutrition service. This research was conducted by a survey method on the company's website from 21 to 31 August. It was attended by 1880 people. "According to the results of the survey, 46.7% of the respondents are categorically not ready to add meat made from vegetable protein to the menu," the study says. 37.2% of respondents agreed to diversify the menu with. Read more...

Russia To Expand Overseas Trade & Economic Development

  • 23 Sep 10:43

Russia To Expand Overseas Trade & Economic Development Russia’s Economic Development Ministry will have representatives in 52 countries from October 1, 2021. The decree to that effect signed by President Vladimir Putin was published on the official portal of legal information on Tuesday. “In order to ensure the interests of the Russian Federation in the foreign economic space, I hereby order: starting from October 1, 2021 to allow the Economic Development Ministry of the Russian Federation to have its representatives in 52 foreign states, the list of which is determined by the Economic Development Ministry of the Russian Federation in agreement with the Foreign Ministry and the Industry and Trade Ministry. Read more...

G20 ministers discussed issues of global sustainability of food systems

  • 23 Sep 10:42

G20 ministers discussed issues of global sustainability of food systems A meeting of the Ministers of Agriculture of the G20 countries was held in Italy, the main topics of which were the achievement of global food security, as well as ensuring the sustainability of food systems. Russia was represented at the event by Deputy Minister of Agriculture Sergey Levin. According to him, the Russian agro-industrial complex demonstrates stability and steady growth. Constant priorities for the state are ensuring food independence, quality control and safety of manufactured products, maintaining the stability of all links of the agro-food chain, as well as creating favorable working and living conditions for farmers. The Deputy Minister expressed. Read more...

Russia increased live cattle imports

  • 22 Sep 11:52

Russia increased live cattle imports Russia has never been a major importer of livestock and poultry, but some deliveries still take place. Of course, the main share of imports is made up of pedigree animals, but now their purchases abroad decreased significantly. At the end of July 2021, Russia significantly increased the imports of live cattle. The total number of cows imported into the territory of the Russian Federation reached almost 6 thousand heads (5977 heads), which is 85.3% more than in the same period last year (3 226 heads in July 2020). The main supplier of imported cattle was the European Union (89.7%). At the same time, a small amount of live cattle was also purchased from Belarus. The main. Read more...

Russia says it agrees on terms for supply of its beef to China

  • 22 Sep 10:36

Russia says it agrees on terms for supply of its beef to China Russia and China have agreed on supply terms for Russian beef which could help simplify trade between the two countries, the Russian agriculture safety watchdog said on 21 September. Reutersreports that Brazil, the world's largest beef exporter, suspended beef exports to its number-one customer China after confirming two cases of "atypical" mad cow disease in two separate domestic meat plants earlier this month. The Russian watchdog and China's customs administration signed a protocol on terms for checks, quarantine and requirements for veterinary certificates for Russian beef, Rosselkhoznadzor said. Supplies of beef from Russia to China are small,. Read more...

Protein feeds in Russia have doubled in price — Zinpro Corp

  • 22 Sep 10:33

Protein feeds in Russia have doubled in price — Zinpro Corp Doctor of Veterinary Sciences, a leading specialist in cattle at Zinpro Corp, Alexander Radionov, said that the cost of protein feed in Russia has increased dramatically — up to two times. We remind that since June 17, 2021, the Rosselkhoznadzor has banned the import of feed and feed additives from British and Canadian companies, and at the end of June — from the Czech Republic and Poland, which led to an increase in the cost of these products in Russia. Since domestic animal husbandry largely depends on imported supplies, experts predict another jump in prices for feed and feed additives at the end of this year. For a comment, the agency turned to the. Read more...

Retail chains might be obliged to provide shelves for organic products

  • 22 Sep 10:32

Retail chains might be obliged to provide shelves for organic products Head of the National Organic Union, Oleg Mironenko, confirmed that they want to oblige retail to provide shelves for organic products in stores — now retail chains do this at will. The new measure is being considered by the Ministry of Agriculture, a source in the market told Izvestia. It is supposed to be reflected in the developed strategy for the development of organic production until 2030. The ministry asked retail chains to present their position, a source in one of the retailers noted. The industry believes that it is too early to create a separate shelf for organic products, it will have a narrow assortment: wine, vodka, tea, pasta and milk. Oleg. Read more...