World meat industry news

Putin wants to cut poverty in Russia by half in next decade

  • 18 Dec 13:13

Putin wants to cut poverty in Russia by half in next decade The goal of reducing the share of Russians with incomes below the subsistence level from 13.5 percent to 6.5 percent by 2030 is ambitious, but realistic, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin. “It is bad, of course, that 6.5 percent will remain, but we must proceed from reality; I think this is realistic. The goal is ambitious, but it can be accomplished,”Putin said during his annual press conference on Thursday. The president recalled that, in the year 2000, some 29 percent of the country’s population were living below the poverty line. "In 2017, we reached the level of about 12.3 percent of those living below the poverty. Read more...

Dmitry Patrushev and Toyohisa Kozuki discussed agricultural cooperation

  • 17 Dec 13:15

Dmitry Patrushev and Toyohisa Kozuki discussed agricultural cooperation The Minister of Agriculture of Russia Dmitry Patrushev held a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Russia Toyohisa Kozuki. The parties discussed the prospects for Russian-Japanese cooperation in agriculture. Agricultural trade between the countries is developing despite the current restrictions. “In the first 11 months of the year, commodity turnover has increased by 6% and amounted to approximately 315 million dollars. Fish products account for the majority of Russian exports to Japan with over 60%. I would like to emphasise that we are interested in diversifying the commodity turnover, primarily with cereals,. Read more...

The Outbreak Of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza In Ukraine

  • 17 Dec 13:14

The Outbreak Of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza In Ukraine The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has confirmed the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in southern Ukraine. Evaluations performed by the Odessa Regional State Laboratory indicate that, despite the absence of clinical signs, the H5 subgroup of highly pathogenic avian influenza was isolated from backyard poultry using PCR. Following this outbreak, surveillance zones have been established within a radius of three and ten kilometers. According to Ukrainian officials, there are no poultry farms within a 10-kilometer radius of the outbreak, and the source of the outbreak has not yet been identified. Ukrainian veterinary officials have stated. Read more...

MART starts pre-holiday price monitoring

  • 15 Dec 12:11

MART starts pre-holiday price monitoring The Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade starts pre-holiday price monitoring. The emphasis is made on the assortment and cost of socially significant goods - meat, milk, cereals, butter. And also for products that are in high demand on the eve of the New Year holidays. All stores in the country - both small ones and hypermarkets will be in sight. If there are price distortions, MART is ready to take prompt action. As practice shows, there are not many big complaints about price increases in December. Promotions and discounts are. Read more...

Cherkizovo Lab Director Sergey Shapovalov participates in discussion on plant-based meat

  • 15 Dec 12:09

Cherkizovo Lab Director Sergey Shapovalov participates in discussion on plant-based meat Sergey Shapovalov, PhD in Biology and Director of Cherkizovo’s Research & Development Lab, believes that it is too early to talk about the prospect of cultured meat in Russia. This is particularly the case with plant-based meat as its safety and nutritional value remain in question. Mr Shapovalov shared his opinion during the Healthy Eating and Genetic Engineering (GMO)– Myths and Realities online conference organized by the Komsomolskaya Pravda radio station. One of the topics raised at the conference related to the comparison of natural and artificial food. According to Mr Shapovalov, scientists do not have enough information regarding the safety. Read more...

American Beef Master class will be conducted in Tashken

  • 14 Dec 11:54

American Beef Master class will be conducted in Tashken The U.S. Beef master class on premium and alternative cuts will be held on Monday, December 14 at the SHOSH restaurant of the Hilton City Hotel in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. At the workshop Dmitry Zakharov, brand chief of the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Tashkent, Muzaffar Mirzakarimov, brand chef of the restaurant Gosht, Tashkent, Sanzhar Mukhamedov and Mirshod Jamalov, Restaurant Fillet, Bukhara, will share their experience with American beef and ideas for meals with the American beef. Brisket, Flanks, Hanging Tender, Short Ribs and Ribeye will be proposed for demonstration, interchange of views and tasting. Restaurateurs and chefs from Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara. Read more...

ASF Russia: Virus hits commercial farm in Samara

  • 14 Dec 11:51

ASF Russia: Virus hits commercial farm in Samara Russia has been in a battle with African Swine Fever (ASF) for over a decade now. In 2020, the majority of cases occurred in wild boar and on backyard farms. Yet, occasionally an outbreak is reported from a commercial pig farm. Recently, Russia’s veterinary watchdog Rosselhoznadzor confirmed an outbreak of the deadly virus at the Severny Klyuch farm in Samara region. It is believed to be one of the few times this year when the virus hit an industrial pig farm in Russia. 17,000 pigs had to be culled Severniy Klyuch had to cull half of its pig population – roughly 17,000 animals. The affected production units could be converted to breed dairy cows,. Read more...

Cherkizovo Group takes part in the Made in Russia forum

  • 11 Dec 11:22

Cherkizovo Group takes part in the Made in Russia forum The annual Made in Russia forum has been held at the Russian Export Center. The event was attended by Russian and foreign companies as well as the Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and other members of the Russian government. Cherkizovo Group, which is currently expanding its meat exports, presented a stand at the forum showcasing the Company’s products. The Made in Russia forum focused on the challenges of the next decade. Among other pressing issues, topics included the use of new business solutions to grow exports, the reduction of bureaucratic red tape, and the application of e-commerce mechanisms in export operations. The forum attracted heads of major. Read more...

Dmitry Patrushev reported to the President of Russia on the current situation in the agricultural sector

  • 11 Dec 11:20

Dmitry Patrushev reported to the President of Russia on the current situation in the agricultural sector On December 9, President of Russia Vladimir Putin held a session with members of the Government.As part of the event, the Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev delivered areporton the current situation in the Russian agricultural sector and the preliminary results of 2020. The Minister noted that this year agrarians would harvest over 131 million tonnes of grain in net weight, which is one of the most significant. Read more...

Ukraine Looks At The Poultry Market In Central Asia

  • 10 Dec 10:28

Ukraine Looks At The Poultry Market In Central Asia It seems that Ukraine is trying to facilitate the export of its poultry products to Central Asian markets.In recent weeks, health and veterinary officials in the country and Turkmenistan have held serious talks on expanding cooperation. However, assessments indicate that in recent years, Central Asian countries have become particularly important for exporters of various Ukrainian products. On the other hand, in recent months, the idea of ​​creating a new Silk Road belt between countries such as Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, and Poland has led experts to be optimistic about improving Ukraine’s trade relations with. Read more...