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Reducing GHGs While Balancing Meat Demand

  • 15 Apr 09:59

Reducing GHGs While Balancing Meat Demand Humans' love for meat could be hurting the planet. Many of the steps involved in the meat supply chain result in greenhouse gas emissions. However,a new international study in ACS'Environmental Science & Technologyevaluates several strategies that could reduce these environmental effects. European Union meat production grew almost 16 percent between 1990 and 2016, while consumption rose 13 percent, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations. This growth has placed a burden on the environment, because meat production results in more greenhouse gas. Read more...

Russia rapidly increasing meat production volume

  • 3 May 11:12

Russia rapidly increasing meat production volume According to the information-analytical agency EMEAT, the volume of meat production in Russia is on the riseThe volume of meat production in Russia (excluding backyard operations) amounted to 1281.9 thousand tons in slaughter weight during the period from January to February 2018, which is 10.7% or 55.7 thousand tons more than the same period of 2017. During the period from January to February 2018, pork accounted for 35.4%, poultry – for 57.8%, beef – for 6.7%, lamb and goat – for 0.1% of the total volume of industrial meat production. The overall number of pigs in Russia increased by 5.8% (by 1.3 million head) during the year and amounted to 23.7. Read more...

EU Report Finds Brazil Unable to Guarantee Standards on Meat Exports

  • 9 Oct 10:09

EU Report Finds Brazil Unable to Guarantee Standards on Meat Exports IFA President Joe Healy said the latest EU FVO (Food and Veterinary Office) report covering the "Weak Flesh" meat scandal and corruption in Brazil confirms that the Brazilian authorities seriously misled the EU Commission, and cannot guarantee European consumers that meat products exported to the EU have been produced in accordance with EU requirements. MrHealy said this latest EU report completely undermines any credibility to the arguments being made in the Mercosur trade negotiations that Brazil will ever meet EU production standards on beef and other meat imports. The IFA President said the findings from this EU report back up previous IFA calls for a ban. Read more...

Cherkizovo Ranks First Among Russia's Top Meat Producers

  • 4 Oct 11:07

Cherkizovo Ranks First Among Russia's Top Meat Producers PJSC Cherkizovo Group, the largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer in Russia, last week announced that it has come first in the 2016 Agroinvestors ranking of Russia’s top meat producers. According to Rosstat data, production of livestock and poultry for slaughter in all farms was about 9.9 million tonnes in market weight last year, a 3.1 per cent increase compared to 2015. These results indicate a high level of consolidation in the meat sector. In the future, major changes in the rating may be driven by mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals, although large players are also expected to continue organic growth. The new ranking includes. Read more...

Belarus Starts Exporting Beef to China

  • 14 Sep 10:11

Belarus Starts Exporting Beef to China The first Belarusian companies have started exporting frozen beef to China, the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry said on Tuesday. Two Belarusian companies, OAO Mogilev Meat Packing Plant and Veles-Meat, have been opened for deliveries of beef to China, head of the Foreign Trade Department of the ministry Aleksei Bogdanov told local media. Belarus also constantly invites Chinese business delegations to work out delivery logistics, discuss meat cutting specifics and analyse the taste preferences of consumers, Mr Bogdanov said. Eight Belarusian meat processing companies have been certified to export beef to China. In 2017, Belarus will export $20 million worth. Read more...

Cherkizovo Ranks First Among Russia's Top Meat Producers

  • 12 Sep 11:12

Cherkizovo Ranks First Among Russia's Top Meat Producers PJSC Cherkizovo Group, the largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer in Russia, last week announced that it has come first in the 2016 Agroinvestors ranking of Russia’s top meat producers. According to Rosstat data, production of livestock and poultry for slaughter in all farms was about 9.9 million tonnes in market weight last year, a 3.1 per cent increase compared to 2015. These results indicate a high level of consolidation in the meat sector. In the future, major changes in the rating may be driven by mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals, although large players are also expected to continue organic growth. The new ranking includes. Read more...

Cherkizovo Group Permitted to Export Poultry Products to Iraq

  • 7 Sep 09:14

Cherkizovo Group Permitted to Export Poultry Products to Iraq PJSC Cherkizovo Group, the largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer in Russia, has announced that its Vasilyevskaya poultry production facility has received permission to export poultry products to Iraq.The Vasilyevskaya poultry farm, which is Cherkizovo Group’s largest poultry production facility, was granted the right to export to Iraq.The permit was issued by the Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture in August 2017. A key requirement for the export of poultry meat to Iraq is the observance of halal – a set of rules in the Islamic religious tradition that sets strict guidelines for the slaughter of animals. The slaughter facilities at. Read more...

Pig Prices Ease but Remain Higher than 2016, Reports QMS

  • 1 Aug 11:53

Pig Prices Ease but Remain Higher than 2016, Reports QMS European farm gate pig prices remain some seven per cent higher than they were a year ago, despite dipping in recent weeks, according to Quality Meat Scotland. Major northern producers such as Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands have all seen producer returns fall in recent weeks. In contrast Spain and Italy, which have a seasonal influx of tourists, have seen prices stabilise or climb slightly. European farm gate prices often plateau through the summer holidays before dipping in late September so this earlier dip in price may flag some changes in the supply and demand balance across Europe. European Union production has been increasing seasonally and although. Read more...