World meat industry news

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...

Nearly 40% of Russians have noted an increase in meat prices over the past month

  • 23 Jan 10:20

Nearly 40% of Russians have noted an increase in meat prices over the past month An increase in prices for meat and poultry over the past month was noticed by 38% of Russians. Another 31% of respondents talk about rising prices for milk and dairy products. These are the results of a survey conducted by the Public Opinion Foundation. At the end of December 2022, 36% and 30% of respondents, respectively, spoke of rising prices for these goods. In addition, Russians note an increase in egg prices over the past month. The fact that prices for this product have increased is said by 23% of survey participants. Rise in prices for fish and seafood was noticed by every third respondent. At the end of December, 29% of respondents spoke of rising prices. Read more...

Rosselkhoznadzor called the damage from bird flu in 2022 "unprecedented"

  • 20 Jan 11:16

Rosselkhoznadzor called the damage from bird flu in 2022 "unprecedented" The epidemiological situation for bird flu in 2022 was the worst ever in the fight against this virus, Rosselkhoznadzor believes. The deterioration of the situation is associated with the cell-free keeping of poultry. In 2022, more than 7.6 thousand outbreaks of bird flu occurred in 70 different countries, Rosselkhoznadzor reports with reference to the World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH). Tens of millions of birds were lost, according to Rosselkhoznadzor data, which the editors of sfera.fm got acquainted with. In the United States alone, poultry farms were forced to destroy 50.5 million poultry, in Europe 48 million, in Japan 10 million heads. Rosselkhoznadzor. Read more...

Russia is ready to buy Kazakh beef

  • 20 Jan 11:14

Russia is ready to buy Kazakh beef Producers of sausages and meat delicacies are waiting for the opening of the Russian market for duty-free beef, which is in short supply in the Russian Federation. But livestock breeders oppose it, suggesting instead of Brazilian beef to do with "neighborly" beef, for example, from Kazakhstan. Each side has its own commercial interests. Meat processors are interested in cheap raw materials for sausages, and livestock breeders are interested in the lack of competition from imports. The consumer is interested in the opportunity to buy quality products at an affordable price. The decision on the duty-free import of 100,000 tons of imported beef for 2023 was made at. Read more...

Rosselkhoznadzor called the situation with ASF in Russia unfavorable

  • 20 Jan 11:13

Rosselkhoznadzor called the situation with ASF in Russia unfavorable Rosselkhoznadzor assesses the situation with African swine fever (ASF) in Russia as unfavorable, but controlled. Nikita Lebedev, adviser to the head of the department, told reporters about this. "In Russia, the situation with ASF remains unfavorable, but at the same time controlled. Over the past 2022, 141 outbreaks of the disease were registered, of which 68 were in the domestic pig population, which is about two times less than in 2021," - he said. At the same time, Lebedev noted that the loss in the number of animals in 2022 is many times lower. He explained that the main problem in 2021 was the shadow sale of large volumes of gray pork and food. Read more...