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NSS: It`s early to predict consolidation of the pig sector

  • 16 Apr 10:47

NSS: It`s early to predict consolidation of the pig sector In the next three - five years, the consolidation will begin in the pig sector. As a result, the top three companies will hold half of the market. This forecast was given by Yuri Kovalev, Director General of the National Union of Pig Producers (NSS), at the Russian Meat & Feed Industry conference. Despite the fact that the share of the top 20 players in the sector is increasing and in 2018 it reached 65% of the industrial production of pork, it’s premature to talk about market concentration, Kovalev said. He defined the current stage as the organic growth of domestic pig production. According to him, the start of consolidation, which will begin in the foreseeable. Read more...

Boss Hog: The French banker who became a leading Russian pig farmer

  • 19 May 14:32

Boss Hog: The French banker who became a leading Russian pig farmer One French entrepreneur has combined Danish technology with government subsidies to create a high-tech pig breeding farm in central Russia. RBTH spoke to Hoffman and found out how he took advantage of a state program aimed at developing Russia’s agricultural sector. According to Hoffmann, Russia will become one of the world's largest pork exporters in just five years. Source: David Maddison/Flickr.com In 2005, Patrick Hoffmann, an investment banker from France, decided to start a pig farm in Russia. Hoffmann had moved to the country in 2001 at the invitation of the French company Belgogen, which was engaged in breeding pigs in central Russia’s. Read more...

EU Pig Production Fall Still Some Way Off

  • 22 Mar 09:20

EU Pig Production Fall Still Some Way Off Latest forecasts confirm that expectations of a recovery in the EU market in the short-term may be premature and 2016 looks likely to be another difficult year for EU producers. There is little doubt that the recent weakness of UK pig prices has been affected by the low prices in the rest of the EU. There was a widespread expectation that, despite relatively low feed prices, this would lead to many producers reducing their herds or leaving the industry altogether. Results from the December 2015 pig census confirm that this has indeed happened in a number of Member States. However, expansion elsewhere, notably in Spain, has limited the reduction. Based on the. Read more...

French Plans to Support Agri-food Sector to 2025

  • 8 Jul 12:07

French Plans to Support Agri-food Sector to 2025 Fresh moves are being made in France to support the livestock and agriculture sectors that have been rocked by low prices and poor market conditions. Last month, the agriculture minister Stéphan Le Foll called in the Ombudsman for Agricultural Trade Relations to gather evidence from the processing and distribution industry after concerns were raised over prices paid to livestock and dairy farmers. The ombudsman’s findings are due to be reported later this month. The agriculture minister also called on the agrifood chain to support farming along the chain at a time when he said the future of French pig, beef and dairy cattle breeding was being put under. Read more...