World meat industry news

Pig production holds the lead in terms of growth

  • 6 Sep 09:54

Pig production holds the lead in terms of growth Pig production continues to lead in terms of production growth in the meat market of the Russian Federation, according to Rosstat data for July and 7 months of 2019, published on Friday. So, in July, the production of pigs (in live weight) amounted to 358.3 thousand tons, which is 3.5% more than a year earlier. For 7 months, this figure increased by 5.2%. Cattle production in July grew by 2.4%, to 79.3 thousand tons, for 7 months - by 2.3%. In July, poultry farmers increased production by 2.8%, to 516.2 thousand tons. In January-July,. Read more...

The use of eco, bio, and farm labels for products may be restricted.

  • 5 Sep 09:52

The use of eco, bio, and farm labels for products may be restricted. Manufacturers should not apply these terms to packaging without confirming the natural composition of the products, officials say. Roskachestvo proposes to limit the free use of product labeling with “eco”, “bio” and “farm” labels. This was reported by the organization’s press service. To regulate such terminology and it is necessary to equate the first two concepts ("eco" and "bio") with organic products that are produced without chemical components, said Roskachestvo. And the third designation ("farm") should get the definition and special requirements. As a result, eco-producers will have. Read more...

American Companies to Attend Eastern Economic Forum in Russia’s Vladivostok

  • 4 Sep 09:14

American Companies to Attend Eastern Economic Forum in Russia’s Vladivostok Despite Washington’s sanctions policies and tensions between Russia and the U.S., top American companies intend to take part this week in the Eastern Economic Forum in Russia’s Vladivostok,Izvestiareports. Around 20 U.S. companies, includingIBM,MasterCardandMcDonalds, have confirmed their participation in the event, the EEF’s press service told the newspaper. According to the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham Russia), interest in direct investment in Russia is growing among U.S. businesses. Among the American delegates will be representatives from U.S. corporate giants such as AECOM, while top managers in the Russian office of General Electric (GE Rus. Read more...

Service Investigation Initiated Following Mass Infection of Cattle

  • 4 Sep 09:11

Service Investigation Initiated Following Mass Infection of Cattle Service investigation has been initiated following mass infection of cattle with unknown disease in the North Kazakhstan region. "Service investigation is being conducted in respect of the vet in the North Kazakhstan region after unknown disease has affected nine cattle heads in a rural county," said Marat Ibrayev, head of regional territorial inspection of the committee of veterinary control and surveillance of the Ministry of Agriculture. In his words, if investigation proves that the vet violated the liabilities on compulsory vaccination against infection diseases, he will be attracted to responsibility. Cattle got sick with unknown skin disease in. Read more...

First quails appeared at the largest poultry farm in Chukotka

  • 4 Sep 09:10

First quails appeared at the largest poultry farm in Chukotka 14.7 thousand quail chickens were brought to the Severnaya poultry farm in Anadyr as part of a livestock renewal. Also, for the first time, the company's management tried to contain quails, eggs and meat of which are considered dietary. Updating of the chicken stock in the largest poultry farm in the district is done every two years. Young birds are traditionally brought from the Belorechensk poultry farm in the Irkutsk region. “14730 quails were brought by direct charter flight from Irkutsk to Anadyr, now they are being placed at the poultry farm. These are precocious birds; it is planned that in November they will already begin to rush». Read more...

TOP-10 Russian Agricultural Holdings

  • 4 Sep 09:09

TOP-10 Russian Agricultural Holdings INFOLine resented the “TOP-10 Rating of Russian Agricultural Holdings”. * Miratorg Agribusiness Holding does not include Bryansk Meat Company LLC At the end of 2018, Miratorg Agro-Industrial Holding * became the leader in the INFOLine rating with revenues of 111.6 billion rubles. (excluding VAT). The drop in revenue (-0.5%) following the results of 2018 was due to a significant decrease in the sale of imported meat (-32.7%) from Brazil against the background of a temporary ban. Sales of the company's own products grew by 12.6% in monetary terms. Cherkizovo Group took the second place in the INFOLine rating. In addition, the company showed. Read more...

Russia wants to supply premium beef to the EU

  • 3 Sep 10:21

Russia wants to supply premium beef to the EU Russia can supply beef for export and earn up to $ 200 million annually, according to the Ministry of Agriculture. The ministry proposed to give Rosselkhoznadzor the right to issue "certificates of authenticity" for accession to the European Union. It is difficult to get access to the world market due to existing quotas for supplies To expand the market, you will have to fulfill the requirements of other countries. In particular, the European Union requires certificates of authenticity for high-quality beef. To do this, exporters must pass control by the Russian veterinary services, and the European Union will check the documents issued. “The EU has a. Read more...

In the port of Kaliningrad detained 27 tons of pork from Paraguay

  • 3 Sep 10:20

In the port of Kaliningrad detained 27 tons of pork from Paraguay In the Kaliningrad region in the Port Kaliningrad, experts from the Rosselkhoznadzor department revealed a violation of veterinary requirements when importing 27 tons of frozen pork from Paraguay. It was established that the veterinary certificate does not correspond to the form of the Unified Veterinary Certificate for controlled goods imported into the customs territory of the Eurasian Economic Union from third countries. The movement of cargo. Read more...

China to buy reindeer meat and horns from Yakutia

  • 2 Sep 12:09

China to buy reindeer meat and horns from Yakutia A trade agreement on the supply of deer and cow meat, antlers and horns was signed between China and Russia. It was signed during the eighth meeting of the Russian-Chinese permanent working group on cooperation in the veterinary surveillance, phytosanitary control and food safety field in Qingdao, reports. Read more...