World meat industry news

Miratorg increases high-quality beef production in 1st half of 2019 by 34% - up to 69,000 tons

  • 16 Jul 10:17

Miratorg increases high-quality beef production in 1st half of 2019 by 34% - up to 69,000 tons Bryansk, July 3 – ABH Miratorg, the largest investor into the Russia’s agricultural section, continues to increase the production of high-quality beef; the Company has already increased its production in first half of 2019 up to 69 thousand tons in live weight – that is 34% more that the figure for the same period of 2018. The increase in production is based on growth of livestock and launch of new livestock farms. Miratorg implements a long-term strategy for increasing the production of domestic high-quality meat. It has built from scratch the Europe’s largest vertically-integrated “from field to fork” production; the total population. Read more...

Over 27 tons of beef will be returned from Vladivostok to Argentina

  • 16 Jul 10:16

Over 27 tons of beef will be returned from Vladivostok to Argentina Officials of the Rosselkhoznadzor Department for the Primorsky Territory and the Sakhalin Oblast revealed a violation of the Unified Veterinary and Sanitary Requirements in a large batch of frozen beef from Argentina. More than 27 tons of beef will be returned to Argentina. When conducting documentary and physical control of supervised products (frozen beef (quarters) with a total weight of 27,073 kg) at the temporary storage warehouse in Vladivostok, state inspectors of the Territorial Department of the Rosselkhoznadzor found that production dates on the labels of the boxes do not correspond to the dates specified in the veterinary certificate . This is a violation. Read more...

The average store check for Russians in June increased to 556 rubles

  • 16 Jul 10:15

The average store check for Russians in June increased to 556 rubles The average check of a resident of Russia for one trip to the store in June 2019 increased by 3 rubles compared to May, or by 0.5%, and amounted to 556 rubles, according to a study by the Romir holding, reports RIA Novosti. "As well as the volume of total daily expenses, the average check in the second quarter remained fairly stable. May check decreased by 0.7% compared to April, while the June check increased by 0.5% compared to May. Thus , according to the results of the first summer month, the size of the average check was 556 rubles with the May indicator of 553 rubles and the April one - 557 rubles, ”the study says. Compared with June last year, the. Read more...

Belarus and Pakistan want to increase trade in agricultural products

  • 15 Jul 10:27

Belarus and Pakistan want to increase trade in agricultural products Belarusian producers will soon be able to export canned poultry, beef, and offal in the Asian country. Pakistan and Belarus want to increase trade in agricultural products, with a special interest of the Belarusian side in opening the Pakistani market for canned poultry, beef, and offal. The subject was on the agenda of a meeting between Pakistan Minister of National Food Security & Research Sahibzada Muhammad Mehboob Sultan and Belarusian Ambassador to Pakistan Andrei Yermolovich, according toBeltanews agency. "The parties agreed to provide mutual assistance in finding trading partners who would like to supply agricultural products to the markets. Read more...

Improving product quality is a priority for the development of Russian agriculture - Ministry of Agriculture

  • 15 Jul 09:55

Improving product quality is a priority for the development of Russian agriculture - Ministry of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev, Minister of Agriculture of Russia, stressed that Russian agricultural sector has demonstrated stable growth rates in recent years. The Ministry of Agriculture considers that the main priority of the development of the Russian agro-industrial complex is to improve product quality. This was announced by the Minister of Agriculture of Russia Dmitry Patrushev during the opening of the exhibition of advanced technologies in agricultural production "All-Russian Field Day - 2019". “Today, our main priority is, of course, quality. It is high-quality agricultural products that will ensure the implementation of our strategic plans,” said. Read more...

Putin hopes that meat from Bolivia will soon be imported to Russia

  • 15 Jul 09:54

Putin hopes that meat from Bolivia will soon be imported to Russia President Vladimir Putin expressed the hope that in the near future food from Bolivia, including beef, will begin to flow into Russia. "I note that cooperation in the field of agriculture is interesting and promising. We agreed that we will continue cooperation in this area. I hope that in the near future Bolivian agriculture products, including livestock products and beef, will be able to enter the Russian market, " Putin said during a press statement following talks with. Read more...

Cherkizovo puts AI at work in a poultry plant

  • 4 Jul 08:59

Cherkizovo puts AI at work in a poultry plant Mosselprom, part of Cherkizovo Group, has signed an agreement with Russia’s Matller to pilot the innovative Morigan.Lean solution at its conveyor line. Artificial Intelligence solution developed by Matller for conveyor line in poultry processing plant is going to be tested at Mosselprom unit. The solution is designed to increase manual labor efficiency on the conveyor for sorting and packing chicken legs. Morigan.Lean will provide objective measurable metrics of individual productivity to facilitate better employee management and motivation.Matller’s solution is based on computer vision technology and neural networks. The system works as follows:. Read more...

Pig products maintain high export potential

  • 4 Jul 08:57

Pig products maintain high export potential This was stated by the First Deputy Minister of Agriculture Jambulat Hatuov at the 10th annual general meeting of the National Union of pig producers, which was held in Moscow. As it was noted during the event, at present the pig breeding industry in Russia is actively developing, being competitive and attractive for investors. Over the past 7 years, pig production has increased 1.5 times by 1.6 million tons. The positive trend continued this year: for 5 months, the production of pigs in live weight in agricultural organizations amounted to 1.73 million tons, which is 5.9% or 97 thousand tons more than in the same period of 2018. Dzhambulat Hatuov stressed that. Read more...

Meat price may go up by 10% due to the additional charge of VAT on animal feed

  • 4 Jul 08:56

Meat  price may go up by 10% due to the additional charge of VAT on animal feed Meat will be more expensive if importers of feed additives have added VAT for the last three years. The Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Agriculture differently interpret the legislation on the list of goods taxed at a preferential rate. The cost of beef, pork, and poultry meat in Russia may grow by at least 10% in the case of additional charges to importers of feed additives. The problem with the amount of VAT on imported feed additives appeared due to different interpretations of the government’s decree on the list of goods which are subject to a reduced VAT ate, the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture told. Later, the government adopted. Read more...

The average beef prices rose to the maximum level

  • 3 Jul 09:44

The average beef prices rose to the maximum level Compared to April, beef prices increased by 0.8%, and compared with May 2018 they increased by 4.4 percent. Since the beginning of 2019, the increase in the price of beef was 2.2 percent. If we compare the dynamics of prices over the previous two years, the minimum beef price was fixed in January 2017: 315.02 rubles per kilogram, and the maximum price - in May 2019: 336.29 rubles per kilogram. The highest beef price is noted in the Central Federal District of the Russian Federation: 391.66 rubles per kilogram. The lowest prices were set in the North Caucasus Federal District:. Read more...