World meat industry news

Mikhail Mishchenko: reducing the number of cattle will lead to further devastation of agricultural land

  • 11:07

Mikhail Mishchenko: reducing the number of cattle will lead to further devastation of agricultural land According to Mikhail Mishchenko, Director of the Dairy Intelligence Agency, today the number of cattle is decreasing throughout Russia, both in small and large companies. At the same time, the overall growth of milk production recorded by the Ministry of agriculture does not mean anything, and the whole situation is nothing more than a serious systemic crisis in the industry, reports The DairyNews. "There is a very serious systemic crisis. The reduction of livestock will lead to further devastation of agricultural land and reduce the market for crop production. The fact that in the USSR we exported less wheat than now does not mean that the situation is better -. Read more...

Marbled beef is produced in the Stavropol Territory

  • 11:03

Marbled beef is produced in the Stavropol Territory Localy produced marbledbeef appeared on the shelves of supermarkets in the Stavropol Territory. Premium quality meat is produced by the collective farm "Rodina" in the village of Dmitrievskoye, Krasnogvardeisky district, the newspaper "Stavropolskaya Pravda" reports. The cooperative specializes in breeding the Dmitriev type of the Hereford breed of cattle - these are breeding animals of the meat production direction. Farmers are successfully introducing modern technologies of animal husbandry and meat processing.In particular, the SPK Kolkhoz Rodina uses the technology of dry aging of carcasses and maturation of meat. Products of its deep. Read more...

Some 20% of Russian Restaurants Closed Business amid Pandemic

  • 10 Aug 12:00

Some 20% of Russian Restaurants Closed Business amid Pandemic About 20% of Russian catering establishments were forced to close by the beginning of the third stage of lifting all restrictions related to the pandemic, Sergey Mironov, Vice-President of theFederation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia(FRHR), public ombudsman in the restaurant business at the office of the Ombudsman for the Protection of the Rights of Entrepreneurs in Moscow, toldTASS. “Unfortunately, restaurants continue to close. About 20% are now closing. Either they have already closed, or they are trying to close, or the legal entity still exists, but the restaurant itself is not open,” he said, answering the question of how many restaurants have. Read more...

The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia recaps the six years counter embargo

  • 10 Aug 11:57

The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia recaps the six years counter embargo The Ministry has summed up the six-year results of the food counter embargo introduced by the Presidential Decree No. 560 as of August 6, 2014 "On Application of Certain Special Economic Measures to Ensure the Security of the Russian Federation". Over this period, the Russian agro-industrial complex has displayed significant development dynamics. Today Russia is well self-sufficient in basic food products, whilst actively increasing its agriexport potential. According to the Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev, the most important result of recent years is tens of thousands of jobs in the agricultural sector: “Starting up and intensive. Read more...

Cherkizovo Group offers supplying finished poultry products to China

  • 7 Aug 11:06

Cherkizovo Group offers supplying finished poultry products to China In the first half of 2020, Russia was one of the 3 poultry meat exporters to China. To cement this position and further develop exports, sales channels should be strengthened and the product range expanded, including high value added products, according to experts of Cherkizovo Group. Entering the Chinese market in 2019, Russian poultry companies took advantage of the shortage in the internal market of China and earn a solid position among poultry exporters. From the fifth position at the end of 2019, Russia advanced to line three among the countries exporting poultry meat to China in the first half of 2020. However, further success of Russian companies may be undermined by. Read more...

Supplies of Russian poultry products to China increased sevenfold

  • 7 Aug 11:04

Supplies of Russian poultry products to China increased sevenfold Since the beginning of 2020, the volume of Russian exports of poultry meat to China has increased sevenfold and reached $ 160.4 million. PRC buys 67% of Russian poultry meat exports, according to the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. Further export development is facilitated by state support measures implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia - concessional lending, as well as reimbursement of part of the costs incurred when certifying agricultural products in foreign markets. The size of the subsidy can be 50% or 90% of the volume of actually incurred and documented costs, depending on the volume of transportation. Read more...

Russia’s pig industry grows further – is it all good?

  • 6 Aug 11:27

Russia’s pig industry grows further – is it all good? In 2020, Russian pork production is set to grow by 270,000 tonnes to a total of 4.2 million tonnes. The increasing numbers are a cause for concern, warns Yuri Kovalev, chairman of the Russian Union of Pork Producers (RUPP). Kovalev told Russian agricultural magazine Agroinvestor that the increase in 2020 will be one of the strongest increases during the past few years. He added that Russia’s pig industry is now entering a stage of low profitability and high risk, because more pork will be ending up on the market. Prices for pigs are coming down That additional production quantity is pushing prices down. During the first 5 months of 2020, the average price on. Read more...

Pork imports to Russia fell to minimum values

  • 6 Aug 11:23

Pork imports to Russia fell to minimum values An increase in domestic production, a fall in prices and the introduction of an import duty on pork led to a decrease in Russian imports of this meat to minimum values. According to the results of the first half of the year, supplies decreased by 98%, to 1 thousand tons, while earlier the Russian Federation imported up to 100 thousand tons of the product annually. The departure of foreign pork will help to prevent a sharp collapse in prices of this meat. According to the results of January-June, imports of pork from non-CIS countries to Russia decreased by 98%, to 1 thousand tons year-on-year, according to the Center for Industry Expertise of the Russian Agricultural. Read more...

KFC to Offer Russian Customers Artificial 3D-Printed Chicken Nuggets

  • 5 Aug 10:53

KFC to Offer Russian Customers Artificial 3D-Printed Chicken Nuggets Russian scientists and experts from fast food chain KFC plan to develop 3D-printed artificial chicken nuggets. The project is underway, with the final product expected to be ready for testing this fall,Russia Todayreported. The effort is part of KFC’s concept of creating a “restaurant of the future,” which leverages state-of-the-art technology like 3D bioprinting to overcome solutions in the food industry, including more eco-friendly alternatives to traditional meat. “At KFC, we are closely monitoring all of the latest trends and innovations and doing our best to keep up with the times by introducing advanced technologies to our. Read more...

Pork prices may decline by the end of the year

  • 5 Aug 10:49

Pork prices may decline by the end of the year During the first half of the year, meat production in Russia increased significantly. This makes pork more affordable for consumers and opens up new opportunities for export. The largest increase occurred in pork sector – up 10.9%, the Ministry of Agriculture said. This is due to the opening of new enterprises and the expansion of exports, according to the department. According to Rosstat, beef production in the first half of the year increased by 2.3%, poultry production - by 0.8%. In 2017-2019, multibillion-dollar investments were made in the construction of pig farms. Now the enterprises are reaching full capacity, and this process will last for several. Read more...