World meat industry news

Uzbekistan State Veterinary Committee dispels doubts about suspiciously cheap meat imports

  • 11 Jan 12:01

Uzbekistan State Veterinary Committee dispels doubts about suspiciously cheap meat imports In social networks there appeared posts on frozen meat imported into the Uzbek market, which is sold cheaper than domestic meat – at 40-45 thousand sums per kg. Some subscribers in the FB group "Consumer.uz" have expressed doubts about the quality of the product and which animal it derived from. The State Committee on Veterinary Science and Livestock Development has come out with formal title. According to present knowledge, to ensure food security based on veterinary import requirements entrepreneurs have imported 30,0824 thousand Mt of meat. Imports from Kazakhstan were 287,4 Mt of chilled meat of small cattle and 5,712 thousand Mt of beef, as well as. Read more...

Damate restarts duck production in Russia

  • 11 Jan 12:00

Damate restarts duck production in Russia Russian company Damate restarts the country’s biggest duck meat processing plants in Rostov Oblast, the company said in a statement on 21 December. Earlier this year, Damate acquired Donstar, the former largest duck meat producer in Russia. Donstar, which was a subsidiary of the Russian second biggest turkey producer Eurodon, has been out of operation since 2018 and went bankrupt in 2020 due to financial problems following shortly after the bankruptcy of its parent company. The company reportedly had a production capacity of 27,000 tonnes of duck meat in 2017 and announced plans to launch the second stage of the project in Rostov Oblast with a planned capacity of. Read more...

Bashkiria ranks first in Russia in kumis production, second in number of horses

  • 30 Dec 13:26

Bashkiria ranks first in Russia in kumis production, second in number of horses At the end of 2020, Bashkortostan ranks first in Russia in kumis production and second in the number of horses, which exceeds 8.3 thousand. Agricultural producers supply meat products and kumis to trade organizations, social and medical institutions in the region. The "Development of Horse Breeding in the Republic of Bashkortostan" program is created in the republic to develop the industry and to preserve national traditions. Within the framework of the program, 110 million rubles were allocated for the development of productive, pedigree, and sports horse breeding in 2020. The Head of Bashkortostan at the next "Agricultural Hour" session. Read more...

Growth of agricultural production to exceed 2% in Russia in 2020

  • 30 Dec 13:23

Growth of agricultural production to exceed 2% in Russia in 2020 The main indexes of agroindustrial complex of Russia increased in 2020. The positive dynamics is observed in plant growing, livestock as well as food and processing sectors. The index of agricultural production reached 101.5%, index of food industry totaled 103.9% over 11 months of 2020, informed the press-service of the Ministry of Agriculture. “Agricultural production increased by more than 2% in Russia in 2020. Preliminary, Russian farmers harvested one of the largest grain crop this year - 133 mln tonnes in clean weight, including 85.9 mln tonnes of wheat. This volume is enough to cover inner needs”, - said the Minister of Agriculture,. Read more...

Cherkizovo to create a food cluster in the Tula Region

  • 30 Dec 13:21

Cherkizovo to create a food cluster in the Tula Region Cherkizovo Group, Russia’s largest meat producer, held a pitch session with residents of the Innopolis special economic zone (SEZ) to discuss potential applications of innovative IT solutions. The online session saw the Innopolis residents present to Cherkizovo Group their ITsolutions for automation, machine vision, analytics, and other aspects of production digitization. Speaking at the event,Cherkizovo Group's Head of IT Vladislav Belyaevshared his vision of the ways innovations can help the Company grow and went over current trends in demand for new solutions. According to Mr.Belyaev, Cherkizovo Group is looking for state-of-the-art digital technologies. Read more...

Russia’s Peskov reveals main challenges of 2020

  • 30 Dec 13:19

Russia’s Peskov reveals main challenges of 2020 Russian Presidential Spokesperson Dmitry Peskov has named the main challenges of 2020.He said that they include economic problems and an increase in poverty. The economy in all its forms, poverty, growing worldwide, he said in an interview for the program on RTVI channel. Peskov added that the authorities, like ordinary people, are concerned whether the pandemic will recur. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the global GDP due to the pandemic will decrease by 4.2 percent in 2020. The Ministry of Economic Development of Russia expects a decline in the country’s GDP at the level of 3.8 percent, and in 2021 predicts. Read more...

Belarus plans to increase agricultural exports to $7 billion by 2025

  • 29 Dec 12:01

Belarus plans to increase agricultural exports to $7 billion by 2025 The export of agricultural products of Belarus is planned to increase to $7 billion in five years, until 2025, said the head of the Ministry of Agriculture Ivan Krupko. Even in 2020, when the borders of the partner countries were temporarily closed, our products were in high demand in foreign markets. There are 10 new countries in the buyers list. These are states from Asia, Africa and America. Internal food security is also ensured. In January-November, the growth rate of agricultural products increased by 5% compared to last year. Crop production increased by 6%, livestock. Read more...

Top 25 Most Produced Foods In Russia

  • 29 Dec 12:00

Top 25 Most Produced Foods In Russia Wheat is the most produced food commodity in Russia followed by sugar beets & milk.Russia produces over 10 million tons of 7 food commodities: wheat, sugar beets, milk, potatoes, barley, corn & sunflower seed. Beef is the 18th most. Read more...

Forecast of Russian wheat export cut sharply

  • 29 Dec 11:59

Forecast of Russian wheat export cut sharply SovEcon cut its forecast of Russian wheat export in 2020/21 MY by 4.5 mln tonnes to 36.3 mln tonnes. The analysts expect farmers to postpone selling of wheat until the next season due to the implementation of export duty on the grain since February 15, 2021. “Initially we expected the duty at 25 EUR/t to cut wheat export by 2-3 mln tonnes compared to our November forecast (40.8 mln tonnes). However, the analysis of 2014/15 MY shows that the market may have stronger reaction on the duty”, - the experts suppose. SovEcon reminds that in February-May of 2015 we saw the decline of monthly wheat export to 0.4-0.6 mln tonnes from about 2 mln tonnes in November. Read more...

Cherkizovo and Innopraktika plan R&D and education cooperation in agricultural industry

  • 29 Dec 11:54

Cherkizovo and Innopraktika plan R&D and education cooperation in agricultural industry Cherkizovo Group, Russia's largest meat producer, and the National Intellectual Development Foundation (Innopraktika brand), an organization that supports research projects pursued by students, postgraduates and young scientists, have signed a cooperation agreement that will focus on promoting competitive domestic agricultural technologies supported by the latest scientific insights. The Cherkizovo-Innopraktika agreement provides for cooperation in several priority areas. These include creating infrastructure to propel advanced technologies in the Russian agricultural sector. As part of these efforts, the Innagro project launched by Innopraktika is expected to. Read more...