World meat industry news

Cherkizovo Group meets with Igor Artamonov, Head of the Lipetsk Region, to discuss investment projects

  • 10 Feb 12:46

Cherkizovo Group meets with Igor Artamonov, Head of the Lipetsk Region, to discuss investment projects Igor Artamonov, Head of the Lipetsk Region Administration, met with senior management from Cherkizovo Group (MOEX: GCHE) to discuss the construction of an oil extraction plant and other investment initiatives in the region. Special attention was given to the Company's compliance with the highest environmental standards. ThisThursday, Igor Artamonov, Head of the Lipetsk Region Administration, held a meeting with Cherkizovo Group's senior management to learn more about progress under the ongoing investment projects in the region. The discussion centred on the construction of an oil extraction plant in the Yeletsky Area, which will enter its active. Read more...

Good Harvest Turns Prices Down

  • 10 Feb 12:45

Good Harvest Turns Prices Down At the end of 2019, the inflation in Krasnodar province was one of the lowest nationwide, equalling to 2.7% vs. the national average 3% . Nonetheless, by the end of January prices for some food products went up, for instance, for buckwheat whose price steeply rose throughout the country. “[An important trend was] decrease of the price for vegetables caused by their high quality and good harvest volumes – due to which fact, a sufficient offer was kept until the very end of the year,” Aleksandr Gostev, Deputy Director of the Southern Directorate of the Bank of Russia, states. “The increment rates for meat slowed down due to. Read more...

Belarus' beef producer allowed to resume supplies to Russia

  • 7 Feb 10:48

Belarus' beef producer allowed to resume supplies to Russia The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) has lifted restrictions on beef import by Belarusian company Myasnoi Dvor Tarasovo, BelTA learned from the website of the Russian agency. Eligible for the import to Russia are products made as from 5 February. The products shall be accompanied by digital veterinary certificates. Rosselkhoznadzor said it made the decision in view of the guarantees issued by the Veterinary and Food Oversight Department of the Belarusian. Read more...

AVEC’s Secretary General visits robot plant in Kashira

  • 7 Feb 10:28

AVEC’s Secretary General visits robot plant in Kashira Birthe Steenberg, Secretary General of the Association of Poultry Processors and Poultry Trade in the EU(AVEC), paid a visit to Cherkizovo Group’s automated Kashira plant and had a tour through its AI-based sausage production process. Last week, Secretary General of AVEC Birthe Steenberg came to Moscow at the invitation of Sergey Lakhtyukhov, Director General of the National Union of Poultry Farmers, to participate in theRussia in the global meat marketpanel discussion at the AGROS2020 exhibition. The Secretary General's programme also included a visit to Cherkizovo Group’s fully automated sausage plant in Kashira. The plant’s team took her on. Read more...

January Update – what’s new in the world of pigs?

  • 6 Feb 10:34

January Update – what’s new in the world of pigs? “Additives are beneficial for swine production,” that message can often be heard. Both Evonik as well as Trouw Nutrition aimed to dig a little deeper and both published a study this month to emphasise those benefits. In addition, Biomin opened a new lab and Boehringer Ingelheim a new purification technology. It all happened in January 2020. Evonik and KPMG examine benefits of feed additives AnEvonikand KPMG publication examined the impacts of swine production and outlined the potential societal benefits of using feed additives which reduce protein intake. Part of the analysis was based on pork production in China. Results show that using innovative feed for. Read more...

January Update - what’s new in the poultry sector?

  • 6 Feb 10:32

January Update - what’s new in the poultry sector? We’re keeping our finger on the pulse and bring you a comprehensive summary of the latest business updates from the poultry industry worldwide. Biomin announces China-Austria joint laboratory of animal nutrition Biominhas unveiled a new China-Austria joint laboratory of animal nutrition in Beijing in cooperation with theInstitute of Animal Sciences of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. “The new laboratory affords us the opportunity to further advance research in the fields of animal nutrition,mycotoxindetoxification and gut performance,” said Jan Vanbrabant, chairman of the executive board ofERBER Group, the research and management. Read more...

In December, the food prices in Russia rose 2 times faster than in the European Union

  • 5 Feb 11:13

In December, the food prices in Russia rose 2 times faster than in the European Union Consumer food prices in Russia in December grew by 0.8% compared to the previous month. In 2019 the price of food increased by 2.7%, according to Rosstat. In the EU consumer prices for food last month increased by 0.4%. For the full year food prices rose 2.5 percent. In December 2019 compared to the previous month, consumer prices for food products among EU countries has increased most significantly in Poland, Hungary, Romania, Finland (by 1.0 and 1.1%); in annual terms – in Poland (7.2%), Bulgaria (7.0%), Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, the Czech Republic (5.1-6.5 per cent). In some countries the price of food has decreased. compared to November 2019 most. Read more...

Russia sets its sights on rebuilding feed industry

  • 5 Feb 11:12

Russia sets its sights on rebuilding feed industry The Russian government wants to pump billions into a major project to make the domestic feed industry more effective and efficient, but it’s likely to cost more. In early November 2019, the Russian Agricultural Ministry presented a new feed and feed additives development programme, in which it was officially acknowledged that feeding was the Achilles heel of the Russian livestock industry. “In recent years livestock production in Russia has increased, and farms have been using animals and birds with a high genetic potential, so it is impossible to optimise output without modern feeding technologies, high-quality feed and feed additives,” the Ministry. Read more...

Pork production increased 5.1% in 2019

  • 4 Feb 11:19

Pork production increased 5.1%  in 2019 The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation reports that by the end of 2019, the growth of pig production for slaughter in live weight achieved 5.1% (year on year). The total volume of pig production in pig farms of all forms of ownership amounted to 5.04 million tons. The share of agricultural organizations is 4.4 million tons. The growth in this segment compared to the level of 2018 was 7.2%. The main increase in pork production in live weight was demonstrated by enterprises of the Pskov, Belgorod, Kursk, Voronezh regions. Read more...

Cherkizovo added 145,000 tonnes of chicken meat in output

  • 4 Feb 10:59

Cherkizovo added 145,000 tonnes of chicken meat in output In 2019, Cherkizovo has increased its chicken meat production to 766,000 tonnes in live weight, adding 145,000 tonnes in output, according to a press release from the company. The results secured Cherkizovo's position at the top of the Russian poultry industry, with 121,000 tonnes more than its closest competitor's. This is the second year in a row for Cherkizovo to rank as the main poultry producer in Russia. The Company’s poultry division enjoyed a great deal of success in 2019. One of the milestones was China’s decision to open up its market to Russian poultry, which led to increased output and provided a significant boost to Cherkizovo's. Read more...