World meat industry news

What factors are holding back the growth of exports of finished meat products?

  • 23 Sep 11:50

What factors are holding back the growth of exports of finished meat products? According to the journal "Veterinary and Life", on September 15, the professional community discussed the structure of meat exports at a joint meeting of the Public Council under the auspices of Rosselkhoznadzor and the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP). Artem Daushev, assistant to the head of the Rosselkhoznadzor, told the audience that today domestic exporters have the opportunity to supply finished meat products to 64 countries of the world, but in fact this year, goods of this category were shipped only to 12 foreign markets. 97 out of 151 companies used the right to export finished meat products. A similar picture can be seen in the. Read more...

More premium beef will be produced in Kazakhstan

  • 22 Sep 10:56

More premium beef will be produced in Kazakhstan Kazakh agency LS has published materials on its website about prospects of growing of premium beef production in KazakhstanLS. According to the LS agency and information received from the fund of private capital funds Kazyna Capital Management (KKM), which provides capital to companies in various sectors of the economy in order to further competitiveness benefits and competitive recovery, Almaty region of Kazakhstan will produce up to 1 thousand Mt of premium beef, starting from 2021 and further increase production capacity to 2.5 thousand Mt per year. Last year, foreign investor Baumann GmbH & Co. KG and meat cluster “Kazmyaso” through the affiliated fund. Read more...

Rospotrebnadzor did not find SARS-CoV-2 in food samples

  • 22 Sep 10:53

Rospotrebnadzor did not find SARS-CoV-2 in food samples A negative test result was obtained in 100% of cases, Gazeta.Ru reports. When taking samples, the experts gave preference to hand-assembled and packaged food products and products that were stored and transported frozen. The bulk of materials for laboratory research by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method were vegetables (40%), meat and meat products (26%), and fruits (22%). Genetic material (RNA) of the new type of coronavirus was not detected in any of the samples. The testing was carried out as part of a project to assess the risks of food contamination with. Read more...

Investors changed their decision to invest $ 30 million in a meat processing plant in Kazakhstan

  • 21 Sep 10:14

Investors changed their decision to invest $ 30 million in a meat processing plant in Kazakhstan According to information from the LS agency website with reference to Kazakh Invest, foreign investors have changed their decision to build a $ 30 million beef production and processing plant in the Kostanay region. Foreign investors represented by the Canadian company Sure Good Foods and the Latvian holding Bridge have expressed their decision to refuse to build the plant after studying the market and the potential of the project. In particular, LS reports that the conducted market analysis revealed economic inexpediency in preliminary pre-project calculations and concentration of labor and financial resources. The implementation of the project for the construction of a. Read more...

Russia’s Markets under Pressure amid Navalny Scandal, Fears of Second Coronavirus Wave

  • 21 Sep 10:10

Russian financial markets remain under pressure as talk of sanctions in response to the poisoning of leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navanly ramps up and fears of a second coronavirus wave knock oil prices. The Russian ruble is still trading at around its lowest level against the dollar since the height of the pandemic in May, and the Russian stock market has been one of the world’s worst performers over the past month,The Moscow Timesreported. EU leaders — including German chancellor Angel Merkel — are pressuring Russia to launch a “full and transparent” investigation into the poisoning of Navalny with Novichok, a military nerve agent also. Read more...

Russia will receive the right to export cattle by-products to China

  • 18 Sep 08:50

Russia will receive the right to export cattle by-products to China Yesterday, the magazine "Veterinary and Life" with reference to the operational information of the Rosselkhoznadzor following the results of the supply of livestock products to China said that the General Customs Administration of the People's Republic of China (GTU PRC) agreed to approve the list of beef offal that are safe for bovine spongiform encephalopathy. As a result, Russia will be given the right to supply this category of products to the Chinese market. During the third round of negotiations, held in the format of a videoconference, the parties once again discussed the possibility of exporting Russian pork from regions free of African swine fever.. Read more...

The final Board meeting was held in the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia

  • 17 Sep 11:04

The final Board meeting was held in the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia The final Board meeting was held in the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia. The meeting was dedicated to the results of the Ministry's activities in 2019 and strategic tasks for 2020. The event was attended by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Victoria Abramchenko, Minister of agriculture Dmitry Patrushev, representatives of both chambers of the Federal Assembly, heads of subjects and regional agribusiness management bodies, Federal authorities and regulatory agencies, unions and associations, scientific and banking communities and public organizations. The Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin welcomed the participants of. Read more...

Russian government to toughen sanctions for concealing animal diseases

  • 17 Sep 10:51

Russian government to toughen sanctions for concealing animal diseases On Tuesday, September 15, the magazine "Veterinary and Life" reported that the Russian government had submitted a bill to the State Duma on increasing the responsibility of economic entities for violating veterinary and sanitary rules. In particular, it is planned to increase the fine for concealing from the state bodies of veterinary supervision the facts of sudden death or mass illness of farm animals and poultry (Article 10.7 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation). An example of this can be the cases of secret burial or removal to unauthorized dumps of pigs killed by ASF in different regions of Russia. In the explanatory note to the bill, it. Read more...

China opens its market to more Russian meat suppliers

  • 16 Sep 11:28

China opens its market to more Russian meat suppliers Eight more Russian firms have been allowed to supply meat and poultry by-products to China, Russia’s food safety regulator Rosselkhoznadzor said on Tuesday. As a result, 49 Russian enterprises will have the right for such exports, the regulator added. In early November 2018, Rosselkhoznadzor and China’s General Customs Administration signed agreements on veterinary and sanitary requirements for mutual deliveries of frozen poultry meat and dairy products between Russia and China. Data showed that in the first six months of this year Russia has more than doubled its meat exports to the Asian country. China is now the largest buyer of Russian. Read more...

National Union of Poultry Farmers: it's time to diversify export of poultry meat

  • 16 Sep 11:23

National Union of Poultry Farmers: it's time to diversify export of poultry meat General Director of the National Union of Poultry Farmers (NSP) Sergei Lakhtyukhov, in an interview with the editors of the magazine "Veterinary and Life", assessed the export potential of Russian producers. At the end of 2019, Russia shipped 34.8 thousand tons of poultry meat to China, taking the 5th position among suppliers of goods in this category. Since the beginning of 2020, domestic poultry exporters have sent 62 thousand tons of products to the PRC and, according to analysts from the FINAM investment holding, by the beginning of 2021 this volume of exports of Russian-made poultry meat and by-products may grow to 150-200 thousand tons. According to the NSP,. Read more...