World meat industry news

New ASF Cases Reported in Ukraine

  • 25 Oct 09:35

New ASF Cases Reported in Ukraine Another three outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported in Ukraine. One outbreak has affected two pigs at a backyard unit inKalcheva, Odessa. The unit is located close to Moldova and Romania. Two further outbreaks were discovered at pig farms inBerezanka and Kalynivka, both in Nikolayev. In total,. Read more...

Australia wins the World Steak Challenge for second time

  • 24 Oct 13:03

Australia wins the World Steak Challenge for second time Australian producer Jack’s Creek has retained the title of the World’s Best Steak Producer. Entered by Albers GMBH and produced by. Read more...

Jump in meat prices forecast for Ukraine

  • 24 Oct 13:01

Jump in meat prices forecast for Ukraine Prices for all types of meat in Ukraine have started to increase, as of 1 October 2016, as the government has initiated an experiment, temporarily ceasing state regulation of market prices for socially important products, including meat,. Read more...

Leading Ukrainian Poultry Company MHP Targets Further Export Growth

  • 21 Oct 09:35

Leading Ukrainian Poultry Company MHP Targets Further Export Growth Ukrainian poultry producer MHP has reported an increase in poultry sales volume of 6 per cent during 2016 in its latest financial results, compared with the first nine months of 2015. The company said the increase was driven by a massive increase in export volumes - chicken meat exports rose 70 per cent in the third quarter of 2016 compared with the same period last year. In the first nine months of 2016, the share of the company's total poultry sales going to exports was approximately 34 per cent. MHP said it is continuing to pursue further expansion of exports,in the countries of the Middle East, the EU, Asia and Africa. In the EU, the company has a joint. Read more...

Global Beef Production Expected to Rise

  • 21 Oct 09:34

Global Beef Production Expected to Rise The latest Daily Livestock Report, published by Steiner Consulting Group, continues with summaries and key points regarding global beef and boiler markets, as reported by the recent USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service’s (FAS) publication “Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade”. Starting with beef, FAS forecasts global production to increase about 1 per cent in 2016 and another 1 per cent in 2017 to 61.3 million tons. This is on expanding supplies from the US and South America. Australian beef production is expected to decrease the most, as rain in 2016 has incentivised producers to retain female cattle and expand the herd. Exports. Read more...

Global beef demand is robust, says JBS Five Rivers boss

  • 20 Oct 12:24

Global beef demand is robust, says JBS Five Rivers boss FROM the pressure being placed on production systems by ‘treehouse living hipsters’ to the breaking down of barriers in once dominated lucrative export markets, many of the challenges faced by Australia’s beef industry are shared by our United States counterparts. The same opportunities, too, are there for all and they are significant - a forecast nine billion plus global customers by 2050, all consuming increased volumes of animal protein and most wanting choice. This was the message from Mike Thoren, the head of the world’s largest cattle feeder, JBS Five Rivers Feeding, who was a headline act at the Australian Lot Feeders Association. Read more...

Russia eats more baby food than meat

  • 19 Oct 11:23

Russia eats more baby food than meat Russia consumed more baby food per capita than it did meat in 2015, according to London-based data. Read more...

USDA WASDE - October 2016

  • 18 Oct 09:42

USDA WASDE - October 2016 The forecast for total red meat and poultry production for 2016 is reduced from last month as slightly higher beef and pork production is more than offset by lower broiler production. No change is made to turkey production. Beef production is raised on higher expected slaughter although carcass weights are reduced slightly. Pork production for 2016 is raised on the pace of third quarter slaughter. Broiler production is lowered as recent production data points towards continued slow growth in bird weights. For 2017, the total red meat and poultry product forecast was raised, primarily due to higher pork production. Beef production is raised based on expectations. Read more...

Russia Reports Three New ASF Outbreaks

  • 18 Oct 09:40

Russia Reports Three New ASF Outbreaks Three new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported on Russian pig farms. The outbreaks were discovered on backyard farms in Respublika Tatarstan, Saratovskaya and Voronezhskaya. In total, 14 cases were reported. All 75 pigs susceptible died as a. Read more...

Eurodon keen to shake up Russia’s duck market

  • 17 Oct 11:23

Eurodon keen to shake up Russia’s duck market Russian agricultural holding company Eurodon is harbouring ambitions to become the largest manufacturer of duck meat in Russia, with plans to shake up both. Read more...