World meat industry news

Russian wheat export prices rose

  • 6 Feb 09:43

Russian wheat export prices rose Lower supply and stronger rouble drive Russian wheat prices higher, as well as theconcerns over state plans to build up sectoral regulation, Reutersreportedon Monday. Stronger controls on grain exports are being considered by Russia's state agriculture watchdog. The agriculture ministry also plans to regulate domestic grain prices through subsidies on rail transport from remote regions.Those plans created some rumors in the market, that Russia could limit grain exports in the 2018/19 season to keep a lid on domestic prices. Black Sea prices for Russian wheat with 12.5 percent protein content and for delivery in February were $243 a tonne free on board (FOB) at the. Read more...

Food prices in Russia in 2018 rose faster than in the EU

  • 6 Feb 09:37

Food prices in Russia in 2018 rose faster than in the EU The increase in food prices in Russia over the past year amounted to 5.5%, while on average in the European Union, food became more expensive by 1.3%, reports Rosstat. Last month, food prices in the Russian Federation rose by 2.1%, while in the EU the increase was 0.4%. In 2017 food prices in Russia rose more slowly than in the EU (0.7% vs. 2.6%). In 2018 there was a significant increase in prices for meat and meat products - 7.8%. In the. Read more...

Miratorg`s animal feed production reached 1.53 million tons

  • 5 Feb 10:15

Miratorg`s animal feed production reached 1.53 million tons The largest vertically integrated agricultural holding in Russiareports increase in feed production by 4.7%year on year.«Miratorg» produced1.53 million tons of feefstuff in 2018. The company has already invested over 7.6 billion rubles to build from the scratch its feed production division with four feed mills in Belgorod and Bryansk regions. The feed mill divisionfully meets the Company's need foranimal feed. Nowthe capacity of feed mill is 1.66 million tons. More than 80% of the total production is feed for the pig production division. The feed plants produce about 30 types of compound feed, including prestarter feeds, sprayed-on. Read more...

Agricultural production declined by 0.6% in 2018

  • 5 Feb 10:12

Agricultural production declined by 0.6% in 2018 Agricultural production in Russia in 2018 decreased by 0.6% in comparable prices, as follows from the preliminary data of Rosstat. In actual prices, the issue of the agro-industrial complex amounted to 5.12 trillion rubles, which is 88 million rubles less than the 2017 figures. Thus, the decline was recorded for the first time since 2012, when the agricultural production index decreased by 4.8%. In 2016, growth was 4.8%; in 2017, according to updated data on the results of the agricultural census, - 3.1%. Negative dynamics was recorded due to crop production, which fell in comparable prices by 2.4%. As the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade explained. Read more...

Ukrainian meat exports rose 21% in 2018

  • 4 Feb 09:24

Ukrainian meat exports rose 21% in 2018 Ukraine exported 21.24% more poultry meat in 2018 compared to 2017, reaching 328.97 thousand tonnes. In terms of value, these exports were worth $506.61 million, according to theState Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFSU). Ukraine's main destination for its poultry meat exports in 2018 were the Netherlands ($112.46 million), Slovakia ($59.95 million) and. Read more...

The largest Russian poultry producers enter the Chinese market

  • 4 Feb 09:23

The largest Russian poultry producers enter the Chinese market 23 Russian enterprises received the right to supply poultry products to China, reports Agroinvestor. According to the Rosselkhoznadzor, the list of poultry meat producers is posted on January 30 on the official website of the competent authority in the field of veterinary medicine in China. “Currently, 23 Russian poultry processing enterprises have the right to supply their products to the Chinese market. When supplying poultry meat from Russia to China, products must be accompanied by a veterinary certificate for frozen poultry meat and offal exported to China”, the report says. The right to export their poultry products to China was given, in. Read more...

Stavropol region increased poultry export by 14%

  • 1 Feb 11:17

Stavropol region increased poultry export by 14% Last year Stavropol poultry farmers exported 56 thousand tons of poultry meat, which is 14% more than in 2017. According to regional authorities, the growth was due to the development of production and new export markets. Stavropol region provides a third of the total domestic exports of poultry meat. From 2015 to 2017 Stavropol region exports increased 2.5 times. The local bird “flies” to 35 states, including China, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq and Indonesia. "Stavropol Broiler" (GAP "Resource") has mastered halal production, its products appeared in the countries of Southeast Asia and Latin America. The company intends to increase the. Read more...

Ministry of Agriculture: prices for chicken meat increased sharply

  • 31 Jan 09:20

Ministry of Agriculture: prices for chicken meat increased sharply The Ministry of Agriculture recorded in January an increase in wholesale prices for chicken meat. RBC writes that on January 17, the weighted average price of poultry meat amounted to 117.2 thousand rubles per ton (+ 21.8% compared to the same date of 2018). Earlier it was reported that on January 10, 2019, the weighted average price for chicken meat was at the level of 117.85 thousand rubles (+ 0.3% per week). Retail prices for chicken, according to Rosstat, by January 14 exceeded the prices of January 2018 by 22.4%. The cost of 1 kg of chicken in retail increased to 152.7 rubles (a year ago it was 125.1 rubles / kg). According to IMIT, on January 21. Read more...

Russian poultry production reached 6.7 million tons

  • 30 Jan 12:12

Russian poultry production reached 6.7 million tons Russian poultry production reached 6.7 million tons in 2018, increasing by only 0.69% or 46.58 thousand tonnes compared to 2017, according to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. Meanwhile, egg production increased in all farm categories by 61.66 million units, to 44.89 billion units in the mentioned period. The increase in poultry meat production was based mainly on the results reported by producers in the Tambov, Penza regions, Stavropol Territory, as well as the Republics of Mari El and Mordovia. The increase in egg production was mainly based on the production increases from Yaroslavl, Ryazan, Astrakhan, regions, the Republic of. Read more...

Quail farm from Tatarstan plans to supply its products to Europe

  • 30 Jan 09:35

Quail farm from Tatarstan plans to supply its products to Europe The farm "Frolov", which produces quail eggs and meat in the Tukayevsky district of Tatarstan, intends to supply its products to Europe. "BUSINESS Online" writes that the farm produces up to 700 thousand eggs and 500 kg of quail meat per month. Products are sold in large grocery chains and restaurants in Kazan, Elabuga, Naberezhnye Chelny. It can also be found in Bashkortostan and Udmurtia. According to the owner of the company Priyana Frolova, the quail farm potential is realized just 50%. The plans are to rent 500 hectares of land to grow grain there. Also it is planned to build a poultry complex to start growing. Read more...