World meat industry news

The Russian poultry meat market grew by 4% in January-July 2022

  • 26 Sep 10:22

The Russian poultry meat market grew by 4% in January-July 2022 In the first seven months of 2022, the poultry meat market in Russia in slaughter weight grew to 2.684 million tons, which is 4% (+94 thousand tons) more than in the reporting period in 2021. The indicators include the volume of imports and production of poultry meat in the Russian Federation, excluding exports. Poultry production leads the Russian meat market Agricultural organizations in Russia in January-August 2022 released 8.4 million tons of livestock and poultry for slaughter in live weight, where the share of poultry was 51%. According to Emeat, in the first seven months of 2022, 5.4% more poultry meat in live weight was produced than in the same period in 2021. Read more...

Damate opened Russia's largest mutton slaughter and processing plant

  • 26 Sep 10:20

Damate opened Russia's largest mutton slaughter and processing plant The Damate group of companies launched the largest lamb slaughtering and processing plant in Russia with a capacity of 25,000 tons per year. After the plant reaches its design capacity, the processing volume will be 300 heads per hour or 42 tons of products per shift. The enterprise is located in Cherkessk, Karachay-Cherkess Republic. The opening ceremony on September 23 was attended by the Minister of Agriculture of Russia Dmitry Patrushev, the head of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic Rashid Temrezov, the Chairman of the Board of Rosselkhozbank JSC Boris Listov and other honored guests. The plant was modernized as part of the Damate project for the production of mutton. Read more...

More meat: canceled duties on imported beef create problems for Russian farmers

  • 26 Sep 10:18

More meat: canceled duties on imported beef create problems for Russian farmers The Ministry of Agriculture intends to continue exempting imported beef from duties for 2023. FBA "Economy Today" will talk about the boomerang effect from "rescue measures". The ministry's initiative to extend the duty-free import of beef into Russia will be considered by the Ministry of Economy. As planned, this measure was supposed to contain prices in the domestic market, because earlier there was a shortage of products in the country. But the opinion of meat producers does not coincide with the position of representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture: due to the unhindered import of imported products, the profitability of their. Read more...

Sergey Lavrov: African countries welcome agreements on Russian food exports

  • 26 Sep 10:17

Sergey Lavrov: African countries welcome agreements on Russian food exports The agreements on the export of Russian food and fertilizers are welcomed by all African countries.This was stated on Saturday by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a press conference on the results of participation in the 77th session of the UN General Assembly. "Food security is, of course, everyone's concern. Everyone supports efforts to end the obstacles that have been built by the European Union, London and Washington regarding the export of Russian fertilizers and Russian grain. Everyone welcomed the package deal, which was concluded on July 22 at the initiative of the [UN] Secretary General in Istanbul, and which finally forced. Read more...

Victoria Abramchenko: The Cabinet of Ministers plans to maintain all measures to support the agro-industrial complex

  • 26 Sep 10:15

Victoria Abramchenko: The Cabinet of Ministers plans to maintain all measures to support the agro-industrial complex The Russian government plans to maintain all measures to support the agro-industrial complex (AIC).This was reported to journalists by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Victoria Abramchenko. “The agro-industrial complex is one of the flagships of the development of the economy. Now, just like during the pandemic, the stake is being placed on it. The President has set the task of ensuring the industry’s growth by 3%, you know this, so we are all maintaining support measures. And in fact, here in these difficult conditions, the formation of the budget, from the point of view of the sequestration, did not affect the agro-industrial complex in. Read more...

Rosselkhoznadzor rules out the possibility of cancelation of new requirements for animal health products

  • 26 Sep 10:12

Rosselkhoznadzor rules out the possibility of cancelation of new requirements for animal health products Rosselkhoznadzor ruled out the possibility of cancelation of new requirements for animal health products or postponing their entry into force. This was announced by the Rosselkhoznadzor’s press service following a meeting with the Association of Veterinary Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (AVPHARM), which represents the interests of international animal health companies in Russia. “The Service rules out the possibility of making amendments to Russian legislation on the initiative of foreign businesses aimed at cancelation of mandatory requirements or postponing their entry into force,” the service said in a statement. Federal Law #317, setting new. Read more...

Kursk enterprises, contrary to sanctions, export poultry meat to 12 countries of the world

  • 23 Sep 10:43

Kursk enterprises, contrary to sanctions, export poultry meat to 12 countries of the world Enterprises of the Kursk region, despite Western sanctions, continue to develop economic ties with foreign partners.Now 12 processing industries in the region have received the right to export their products to 12 countries of the world. The veterinary and sanitary standards of the Kursk factories for compliance with the requirements of foreign consignees were checked by employees of the interregional department of Rosselkhoznadzor. The regulatory agency said that the products will go to Syria, Mexico, Turkey, Nigeria, Korea, the Philippines, Cuba and other countries. “As a result of the survey, the production of meat processing in the declared enterprises of. Read more...

Duty-free import of beef may be extended in 2023

  • 23 Sep 10:42

Duty-free import of beef may be extended in 2023 The Ministry of Agriculture plans to extend the duty-free import of beef to Russia. The agency believes that the measure should fill the shortage of meat in the country and reduce its prices. But producers say duty-free imports make beef production in Russia less profitable. The Ministry of Agriculture proposed to the Ministry of Economy to extend the duty-free import of beef into the country in 2023 within a quota of 200,000 tons. The measure was introduced at the beginning of 2022 in order to reduce retail prices and increase meat production. But it was not possible to do this: for 8 months, domestic production volumes decreased by 3.3% year-on-year, to 866 thousand. Read more...

Plant-based meat could become cheaper than traditional meat in 2024

  • 23 Sep 10:40

Plant-based meat could become cheaper than traditional meat in 2024 This was stated by the Executive Director of the Union of Plant-Based Producers (SPPRO) Valeria Rodina during her speech at the conference "Healthy lifestyle, organic and food of the future" as part of the World Food Moscow exhibition. “Today, interest in vegetable meat has grown like never before. Producers are increasing production volumes and deliveries to federal retail chains. At the same time, they understand that demand can be met at the expense of low prices. The product has become more accessible, this category is being actively promoted on the market. growth in production volumes and promotions during sales, vegetable meat may become. Read more...

Vladimir Efimov: Moscow enterprises increased food supplies

  • 23 Sep 10:35

Vladimir Efimov: Moscow enterprises increased food supplies Moscow producers in January-July increased the supply of food products by more than 6% compared to the same period last year, said Deputy Moscow Mayor for Economic Policy and Property and Land Relations Vladimir Yefimov. "Today, Moscow has developed the production of meat, fish, dairy products, bakery and confectionery products. For seven months of 2022, the volume of shipped food products of its own production in Moscow amounted to more than 313 billion rubles, which is 6.3% more than the same period last year" - said the vice-mayor. According to the City Department of Investment and Industrial Policy, supplies of dairy products (by 17% to 34 billion. Read more...