World meat industry news

Belarus fully provisions itself with meat products

  • 25 Mar 11:08

Belarus fully provisions itself with meat products Belarus plans to increase its export of meat produce to $1 billion in 2021. Minsk is hosting the V Export forum "Meat Belarus". Last year, the export volumes of the Belarusian meat grew by 11% in natural units. The produce was delivered to 24 countries. Yearly, 132 kilograms of meat are produced in Belarus per capita (it is 36% more than the actual consumption). The development of the meat branch resulted from modernization. Read more...

5th Export Forum "Meat Belarus" kicks off today in Minsk

  • 25 Mar 11:05

5th Export Forum "Meat Belarus" kicks off today in Minsk The 5th Export Forum "Meat Belarus" starts today in Minsk. Specialists in the field of meat processing and poultry farming will discuss issues of production and quality improvement of meat products and expanding the geography of export supplies. Among the speakers are about 40 experts from Belarus, Russia, France, Poland and China. Also, "Meat Belarus" will name the best exporters of the industry based on the results. Read more...

Agricultural production in Russia increased in February

  • 24 Mar 12:01

Agricultural production in Russia increased in February Production of agricultural goods in Russia continued its upward trend in February 2021. According to the Russian Federal State Statistic Service's preliminary estimate, agricultural production volume amounted to 214.5 billion roubles. This is an increase of 10.5% compared to January and 0.6% compared to the same period in 2020. Production has also increased by 0.6% compared to the first two months of 2020, to 395.3 billion roubles. Livestock production was the key driver of the growth. The gross milk production amounted to 2.2 million tons (+0.9%) in January-February, due to increased dairy herd productivity in agricultural organisations (+3.5%) in particular.. Read more...

Ukrainian plans for a breeding farm in Kazakhstan

  • 24 Mar 11:33

Ukrainian plans for a breeding farm in Kazakhstan Ukrainian pig company KSG Agro has announced plans to build a breeding complex for 50,000 pigs, at an investment cost of €30 million, the company said in a statement late February. The new production complex will contain a breeding unit, farm, and feed mill. As explained by Sergey Kasyanov, chairman of KSG Agro, the parties have begun working on the roadmap for the project. Kasyanov said, “The project’s commercial potential is associated with the opportunity to export products, in particular, due to the geographical proximity to China and the absence ofAfrican Swine Feveroutbreaks in Kazakhstan.” KSG Аgro is one of the. Read more...

Russia-EU Trade Turnover Plunged Over 20% in 2020

  • 23 Mar 11:27

Russia-EU Trade Turnover Plunged Over 20% in 2020 The volume of trade between Russia and theEuropean Uniondeclined by 21% last year to $219 billion, according to the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko,RTinformed. He said during a round table titled ‘Russia-Europe: realities and prospects’ in the State Duma that Russia’s “Trade turnover with the European Union decreased in 2020, if you count the UK, by 21% compared to 2019.” Grushko added: “Although I recall that at the best times in 2013, this figure amounted to $417 billion, and in terms of weight in the EU’s foreign trade, Russia was in the top league.” Trade and business relations between Russia and. Read more...

McDonald’s Launches Long-Term Support Program for Russian Farmers

  • 23 Mar 11:27

McDonald’s Launches Long-Term Support Program for Russian Farmers McDonald’s fast food chain is launching a long-term program to support Russian farmers, the company said in a statement on Friday,TASSinformed. “McDonald’s is launching a long-term program to support Russian farmers. Under the program, five Russian farms cooperating with the Belaya Dacha Group will receive targeted grants for passing international certification and will be able to become McDonald’s suppliers,” according to the statement. Irina Korshunova, Senior Director for Sustainable Development of the company in Russia, said during the online conference that at the first stage, investments in the program will amount to about. Read more...

Dmitry Patrushev reported on the agricultural sector’s achievements and plans

  • 22 Mar 10:02

Dmitry Patrushev reported on the agricultural sector’s achievements and plans On March 16 and 17, the Minister of Agriculture of Russia Dmitry Patrushev held meetings with members of relevant committees of the State Duma. Dmitry Patrushev reported on agricultural sector regulation, state support measures, rural areas development, spring fieldwork progress, and other topical issues. Thus, approximately 287 billion roubles will be allocated for the development of the agricultural sector this year. In particular, 34.7 billion roubles will be allocated for rural development, which is approximately 1 billion roubles higher than last year. A total of 118 social and engineering infrastructure projects and almost two thousand beautification projects are. Read more...

CANNED MEAT PRODUCTION PLANT WILL BE LAUNCHED IN THE EAST KAZAKHSTAN REGION. THE PLANT PLANS TO PRODUCE UP TO 25 TONNES OF MEAT PER DAY

  • 22 Mar 10:01

CANNED MEAT PRODUCTION PLANT WILL BE LAUNCHED IN THE EAST KAZAKHSTAN REGION. THE PLANT PLANS TO PRODUCE UP TO 25 TONNES OF MEAT PER DAY Arnapress.kz reports citing the regional infocentre that a canned meat production plant will be built in Ulan district of the East Kazakhstan region. Currently, several agricultural projects are being implemented in this region which will allow developing the sector. The commercial dairy farm “Rezhebaliev” located in Ayurtausky rural district works hard to increase the number of milch cows. The farm plans to buy highly-productive pedigree cattle. Besides that, the Oskemen poultry plant is building three poultry houses in the district. They intend to create a large cluster for the production of meat and meat products. “Gerasimovka” farm. Read more...

Ukraine’s Agromars poultry stops production

  • 19 Mar 10:43

Ukraine’s Agromars poultry stops production Ukraine’s second-largest broiler meat producer Agromars has completely stopped operations and is trying to sell off its farm assets and inventory. A source in the Ukraine banking industry told Ukrainian magazineNovoye Vremyathat the company found itself in financial peril. “In January there was some hope that the company’s farms could resume operation, but that hope faded. Company is trying to repay its debts with live poultry”, the banker said. Previously Agromars commented that only some farms temporarily halted their operations. As explained by Ivan Zazyulya, the company’s general director, poultry production had been in red figures for. Read more...

Ukraine resumes poultry exports to the EU

  • 19 Mar 10:36

Ukraine resumes poultry exports to the EU Ukrainian poultry exports to the EU have been resumed this week, after two months of suspension, announced Ukrainian Economy, Trade and Agriculture Development Deputy Minister Taras Kachka. "Highly pathogenic avian influenza cases were recorded in Ukraine in the winter months. For the period of detecting these cases, exports were suspended", he stated in a post on social media. The European Union on March 17 recognized the zoning of Ukraine for highly pathogenic avian influenza, which will allow the country to supply safe poultry products from uninfected areas to the EU countries, even taking into account the current quarantine restrictions in areas where cases. Read more...