World meat industry news

Meat export to China by enterprises of the Moscow region in 2022 increased by 25%

  • 26 Jan 11:01

Meat export to China by enterprises of the Moscow region in 2022 increased by 25% Enterprises of the Moscow region (including the Tula region) supplied 75,000 tons of beef and poultry meat to China in 2022, which is more than 25% more than in the previous year, Oksana Knyazeva, deputy head of the Rosselkhoznadzor department for Moscow, Moscow and Tula regions, said to the press conferences in Moscow. Moreover, these deliveries accounted for more than half of the export products checked by the department and subject to veterinary supervision. "In terms of veterinary control over exported products, the analysis showed that the trend towards an increase in exports continues. Thus, the department controlled almost 8,000 batches, 128,000 tons, which is. Read more...

Surplus pig. Pig farming is not called a “quick win industry” for nothing.

  • 26 Jan 11:00

Surplus pig. Pig farming is not called a “quick win industry” for nothing. A new word for those who are not professionally related to agriculture, but are interested in the state of affairs in it: compartment. This is not a compound word and has nothing to do with the company or the party. But it can ensure successful promotion for a large or small agricultural enterprise. As well as lead him to bankruptcy. Bankruptcy quite recently could happen to our neighbors, in the Pskov region: one of the largest pig-breeding enterprises in this region turned out to be at a critical point. Together with two leading pig-breeding complexes already in our, Leningrad, region, it is part of the Idavang-Agro company. And they have the same. Read more...

The number of pigs in Russia increased by 1 million

  • 26 Jan 10:57

The number of pigs in Russia increased by 1 million The number of pigs at Russian pig farms increased by 1 million heads over the year. This was announced by the General Director of the National Union of Pig Breeders Yuri Kovalev, speaking at the International Exhibition of Breeding, Feed, Veterinary Medicine and Technologies for Livestock, Pigs, Poultry and Feed Production AGROS-2023. “In 2023, we inertially expect further growth in pork production. In December last year, compared to January, the number of pigs increased by 1 million heads,” Yury Kovalev noted. He added that the increase in livestock will contribute to the growth of pork production in the country. According to the results of the year, an. Read more...

There is no need for quotas for shelf space for domestic goods in Russia

  • 25 Jan 10:50

There is no need for quotas for shelf space for domestic goods in Russia Chairman of the Presidium of the Association of Retail Companies (AKORT) AKORT Igor Karavaev, quoted by TASS, believes that Russian retail chains are currently interested in expanding supplies, primarily of domestic goods. According to Karavaev, in Russia it is not required to introduce a minimum share of domestic products on the shelves of chain stores at the legislative level. “There is no need to quota shelf space for domestic products, since retail chains themselves are interested in expanding the supply of domestic goods in the first place — today they occupy the largest share on the shelves,” Karavaev said. He also noted that the share. Read more...

Experts announced meat production forecasts: pork remains the main driver, poultry maintains stability

  • 25 Jan 10:49

Experts announced meat production forecasts: pork remains the main driver, poultry maintains stability The industrial production of pork in Russia in 2023 will increase by 5-7% compared to last year, poultry meat - by 2%, and the decline in the beef segment will continue. Such assessments were given by the leaders of industry unions. Pork: grain support According to Rosstat, agricultural organizations produced 12.9 million tons of meat (of all main types) in live weight in 2022, which is 4.9% more than in the previous year. The main driver was the production of pork - 6.9%, up to 5.3 million tons. The National Union of Pig Breeders cites similar data. At the same time, the number of pigs increased by 7.1% by December 2022, to 25.67 million heads. “The industrial. Read more...

Russia ranks 6th in the world feed production

  • 25 Jan 10:45

Russia ranks 6th in the world feed production Alltech has released its annual Agri-Food Outlook 2023 report. Analysts note that global feed production remained stable in 2022 despite significant macroeconomic challenges that have affected the entire supply chain.Alltech AgriFood Outlook estimates that global feed tonnage in 2022 will be 1.266 billion tonnes, down 0.5% from 2021 estimates. The annual survey, now in its 12th year, includes data from 142 countries and more than 28,000 feed mills. It estimates compound feed production and prices using information collected by Alltech's global sales team and in partnership with local feed associations. Feed production increased in several regions, including. Read more...

Sergey Lavrov announced the failure of the UN efforts to unblock food exports from Russia

  • 24 Jan 10:33

Sergey Lavrov announced the failure of the UN efforts to unblock food exports from Russia No efforts by the UN have contributed to the removal of obstacles to the export of food and fertilizer from Russia. This was stated on Monday by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a press conference following talks with South African Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor. "As for Russian fertilizers, grain, no efforts by the UN helped the European Union and the United States remove obstacles to our exports," he said. Washington and Brussels, according to Lavrov, constantly say that no sanctions have been imposed on food and fertilizers. However, as the minister emphasized, there is a ban on the entry of any Russian ships into the Mediterranean waters, a ban. Read more...

Over seven years, the number of sheep has decreased by 16%

  • 24 Jan 10:30

Over seven years, the number of sheep has decreased by 16% Since 2015, the number of sheep and goats in Russia has decreased by about 4 million animals, or about 16%, and by the end of 2022, it is estimated to be 21 million heads. Including about 8.7 million sheep and goats are kept in the regions of the North Caucasus Federal District. Mikhail Yegorov, General Director of the National Union of Sheep Breeders, spoke about this during the forum "Development of Sheep Breeding in the North Caucasus." According to the results of last year, the union estimated the volume of production of sheep and goats for slaughter at the level of 216 thousand tons in carcass weight, of which 70 thousand tons were produced by the regions. Read more...

The Ministry of Agriculture did not rule out an increase in funding for the agro-industrial complex in 2023

  • 23 Jan 10:22

The Ministry of Agriculture did not rule out an increase in funding for the agro-industrial complex in 2023 The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation believes that financing of the agro-industrial complex from the federal budget in 2023 may grow even more, now the amount of funds provided is 445.8 billion rubles, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Elena Fastova said at a press conference. "The budget for 2023 is 445.8 billion. It seems that this is less than 2022, but if we recall its beginning, we started with a completely different budget. Thanks to the instruction of the president and the government, it was significantly increased. We believe that in In 2023, 445.8 billion rubles is not the limit that will be directed to. Read more...

The meat association gave a forecast for meat prices in Russia in 2023

  • 23 Jan 10:20

The meat association gave a forecast for meat prices in Russia in 2023 Prices for Russian meat and meat products will remain affordable and stable this year, said Sergey Yushin, head of the National Meat Association (NMA). “As for animal husbandry, our situation is quite stable. We really hope for a good harvest in the coming year. And I have every reason to say that prices for meat and meat products in 2023 for the consumer will remain stable,” Yushin said. He recalled that the production of pork, turkey, broiler and cattle meat increased in the country in 2022. Next year, manufacturers, according to Yushin, will again show good results. The head of the NMA also recalled that the industry last year updated several. Read more...