World meat industry news

Cherkizivo expands poultry production

  • 10:38

Cherkizivo expands poultry production Russia’s biggest meat producer, agricultural holding Cherkizovo, is expanding its poultry production capacity and is looking to increase exports. In 2021,Cherkizovoexpects to grow poultry production by 3-5% compared to the previous year, Maxim Zudin, chairman of Cherkizovo’s poultry business, said during a press conference in early October. Production growth is also anticipated in 2022, he added. In 2020, Cherkizovo boosted poultry meat production and sales up by 5% compared to the previous year to 695,000 tonnes. He added that the additional production volume is destined for the domestic and export markets, particularly China, the UAE, and neighboring countries. Read more...

RSPP’s Committee on Food Policy meets for the first time to discuss food market stabilization

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RSPP’s Committee on Food Policy meets for the first time to discuss food market stabilization Sergey Mikhailov, Cherkizovo Group’sCEO, has chaired the first meeting ofthe Committee onFood Policy, anew body ofthe Russian Union ofIndustrialists andEntrepreneurs (RSPP). The meeting was attended byAlexander Shokhin, RSPP President, Oksana Luth, Deputy Minister ofAgriculture, Viktor Evtukhov, Deputy Minister ofIndustry andTrade, leaders ofRussia’slargest companies from the agricultural sector andallied industries, anddelegates ofmajor industry associations. Moscow hosted the first meeting ofRSPP’sCommittee onFood Policy. Inhis welcome speech,RSPP President Alexander Shokhinstressed the need for the Committee toaddress avariety ofsystemic issues. Read more...

Dmitry Patrushev and Borut Pahor discussed prospects for Russian-Slovenian cooperation

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Dmitry Patrushev and Borut Pahor discussed prospects for Russian-Slovenian cooperation On October 22, Dmitry Patrushev, the Minister of Agriculture of Russia, and Borut Pahor, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, held a working meeting in Ljubljana. The sides discussed the strengthening of bilateral cooperation. The Minister noted that there is an active political dialogue between the countries, which covers a wide range of areas of cooperation and international issues. He stressed that bilateral trade relations have good potential despite certain restrictive measures between the European Union and Russia. The action plan to strengthen cooperation in the agricultural sector, signed at the meeting with the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and. Read more...

Altai region may soon turn into a meat region

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Altai region may soon turn into a meat region According to Mikhail Mishchenko, General Director of Dairy Intelligence Agency, today Altai region, which is traditionally a cheese region, has become a risky zone. Producing a lot of cheese, the region has very small population, and the product is exported to central Russia, where it is no longer needed, said the expert at the forum “Dairy Belarus” in Minsk. ‘Altai region is a very risky area. It has always been a cheese region, but over the past three years, the growth of cheese production there has slowed down significantly. Altai region, producing a lot of cheese, has very small population. Its cheese is exported to central Russia, where it is no. Read more...

Milk Production in Russia Drops Sharply

  • 22 Oct 10:57

Milk Production in Russia Drops Sharply The National Union of Milk Producers (“Soyuzmoloko”) notes a serious slowdown in the growth of commercial milk production, Russian mediainformed. “Over the past years, we have grown by an average of 1 million tons, or 4-5% per year. But this year we expect an increase under a good development scenario of no more than 1%, and, most likely, it will be 0.5-0. 7% or about 150 thousand tons of commercial milk only,” Alexei Voronin, director of the analytics department of the union, said. According to Rosstat, the production of raw milk in Russia is declining. “In the commodity sector, we expect a slight increase, but this increase will not. Read more...

In Russia, the volume of turkey production by 2025 may reach 550 thousand tons

  • 22 Oct 10:56

In Russia, the volume of turkey production by 2025 may reach 550 thousand tons In the Russian Federation, the volume of turkey production by 2025 may reach 550 thousand tons, the Ministry of Agriculture said.Russia ranks fifth in the world in terms of turkey meat production. In 2020, turkey production increased by 19.4% to 330 thousand tons, according to the results of the first half of the year - by 6.3% to 172.3 thousand tons. The development of the turkey breeding sub-sector was the main topic of the meeting of the First Deputy Minister of Agriculture Dzhambulat Khatuov with representatives of the National Association of Turkey Producers and the business community. During the meeting, the participants discussed issues of veterinary welfare,. Read more...

World Beef Market Review

  • 22 Oct 10:51

World Beef Market Review Current global trade in beef meat is at a low level due to restrictions on exports from Argentina (recently theywere partially withdrawn in relation to the supply of certain types of products to the PRC) and the ban on the import of beef from Brazil byChina and the Philippines. These restrictions are an excellent opportunity for Russian exporters to strengthen theirpositions in. Read more...

Hong Kong to suspend import of poultry meat from Baškortostan in Russia

  • 21 Oct 10:56

Hong Kong to suspend import of poultry meat  from Baškortostan in Russia The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced on October 15that in view of a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza in Republic of Baškortostan in Russia, the CFSsuspends the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from the mentioned above area with immediate effect to protect public health in Hong Kong. A CFS spokesman said that Hong Kong has currently established a protocol with Russia for the import of poultry meat but not for poultry eggs. According to the Census and Statistics Department, Hong Kong imported. Read more...

Russia imposes restrictions on the import of British cattle and beef

  • 21 Oct 10:52

Russia imposes restrictions on the import of British cattle and beef Rosselkhoznadzor imposes restrictions on the supply of cattle and beef from the UK after the outbreak of BSE.Rosselkhoznadzor from October 19, 2021 introduces temporary restrictions on supplies from the UK to Russia: - live cattle, - blood and blood-containing products of cattle, - beef on the bone - beef offal - intestinal raw materials obtained from cattle, with the exception of protected casings - beef obtained by mechanical deboning - processed proteins of cattle intended for feed for productive animals and feed for productive animals, which include processed proteins of cattle, with the exception of milk proteins - boneless beef obtained from. Read more...

Alexey Gruzdev: Unification of customs clearance practice between Russia and Belarus is an exclusively technical issue

  • 21 Oct 10:48

Alexey Gruzdev: Unification of customs clearance practice between Russia and Belarus is an exclusively technical issue In a commenton the integration of Russia and Belarus in the customs sphere, Alexey Gruzdev, CEO of Streda Consulting, said that the decision taken in the single customs space would not affect the dairy market in any way. Separately, he noted that he was not familiar with the practice of re-exporting dairy products through the Republic of Belarus to the Russian Federation. Speaking about the reasons for the introduction of new customs practices, the analyst clarified that this is a further continuation of the integration of trade and economic operations. ‘There is nothing terrible for the industry in this,’ he explained. ‘From the point of view of. Read more...