World meat industry news

Poultry prices up to next record

  • 27 Nov 09:59

Poultry prices up to next record In October 2018 frozen and chilled broilers in Russia cjsted about 143.42 rubles / kg. That was up 3.5% comparing to the previous month, and 11.5% more than in October 2017. Since the beginning of the year, the price of this product increased by 15.2%. For the period from January 2016 the minimum broiler price was fixed in April 2018 (121.77 rub./kg), notes SoyaNews; the maximum - in October 2018 (143.42 rubles / kg). The most expensive poultry in October 2018 was sold in the Far Eastern Federal District (190.80 rubles / kg), the cheapest - in the Privolzhsky region (296.55 rubles / kg). Average retail poultry. Read more...

Beef prices rose significantly in October

  • 26 Nov 11:41

Beef prices rose significantly in October In October 2018 beef (except of boneless meat) prices in Russia were estimated at 327.10 rubles / kg/ That was up 0.4% comparing to the previous month, and 2.5% more than in October 2017. Since the beginning of the year, the price of this product has increased by 1.8%. This is a new price maximum for beef in Russian retail market, at least in the last three years. For the period from January 2016 the minimum beef price was fixed in August 2016 (311.56 rub./kg), notes SoyaNews; the maximum - in October 2018(327.10 rubles / kg). The most expensive beef in October 2018was sold in the Far Eastern Federal District (411.51 rubles / kg), the cheapest - in the North Caucasus. Read more...

Ukraine can resume livestock exports to Saudi Arabia

  • 26 Nov 11:17

Ukraine can resume livestock exports to Saudi Arabia Lifting the import ban was based on the report received from the Saudi technical team that visited Ukraine. The Ministry of Environment, Water, and Agriculture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has lifted the temporary ban imposed on importing live sheep (lamb and goat) and cattle, for breeding or slaughtering, from Ukraine, informs Black Sea Grain website. The General Director of the Department of Animal Risk Assessment, Dr. Sanad AlHarbi, said that lifting the import ban was based on the report received from the Saudi technical team that visited Ukraine and recommended lifting the ban according to the special requirements of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and. Read more...

Russia’s inflation may exceed forecast value and approach 4% — Accounts Chamber

  • 23 Nov 08:31

Russia’s inflation may exceed forecast value and approach 4% — Accounts Chamber By the end of 2018, inflation in Russia may exceed the forecast value and come close to 4%, according to the report of the Russian Accounts Chamber. "The forecast includes 3.4% consumer price growth in the current year against December 2017, which is 0.9 percentage points higher than last year’s level (2.5%). According to the Accounts Chamber, by the end of the year inflation may exceed the forecast value and come close to 4%," the report said. At the same time, according to the Accounts Chamber, under the influence of growth of the VAT rate from January 1, 2019, inflation in Russia by the end of 2019 will accelerate to 4.3%. In 2020, inflation will be. Read more...

Mexico is ready to supply beef to Russia

  • 23 Nov 08:30

Mexico is ready to supply beef to Russia Mexico confirms its readiness to supply up to 300,000 tons of beef to Russia per year, said Raul Urteaga, chief coordinator for international affairs at the Mexican Ministry of Agriculture, in an interview with RIA Novosti. Earlier, the ex-Minister of Agriculture of Mexico José Calzada Roviros spoke about such a possibility. "In 2012 Mexican deliveries reached 25 thousand tons of beef, so we expect recovery of this export, and we hope that this export will reach 300 thousand tons," said Urteaga. The relevant departments of two countries are working together to restore supplies of Mexican beef to Russia, and Mexican producers are ready to guarantee. Read more...

ABH «Miratorg» concluded an agreement on acquiring assets of PPF Group in Oryol Region

  • 22 Nov 09:36

ABH «Miratorg» concluded an agreement on acquiring assets of PPF Group in Oryol Region ABH «Miratorg», the largest vertically integrated agricultural holding in Russia, announces an agreement to acquire companies in Orel region from the “RAV Agro” holding company controlled by PPF Group. The main assets of the companies are land masses. «Miratorg» - is the number 1 pork and beef producer in Russia. Crop production is the most important link in the production chain of an agricultural holding: Miratorg feed mills produce natural feeds, from raw materials grown on their own fields, which is the basis of animals and poultry diet on the company's farms. Own feed production allows you to control the cost of the final. Read more...

Ministry of Agriculture: Russian poultry export up 25%

  • 22 Nov 09:34

Ministry of Agriculture: Russian poultry export up 25% From the beginning of 2018 to November 4, Russia exported 4.6 thousand tons of beef, which is almost one and a half times more than the year ago (3.1 thousand tons), the Ministry of Agriculture and the Federal Customs Service reported. The export of poultry meat amounted 114.3 thousand tons, which is 24.8% more than the year ago (91.6 thousand tons). Pork exports grew by 22.1% to 63.2 thousand tons against 51.8 thousand tons for the corresponding period of the previous year. At the same time, meat imports decreased significantly. Thus, the supply of pork fell by 76% to 62.1 thousand tons from 258.9 thousand tons a year ago, poultry meat - by 28%, to 61.3 thousand. Read more...

Russia replaced as China's top seafood supplier

  • 21 Nov 10:02

Russia replaced as China's top seafood supplier The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) gained a bigger share in the Chinese seafood market thanks to an increase in imports of pangasius and shrimps, with pangasius now turning into a key import item for the Chinese Foodservice industry. The ASEAN bloc replaced Russia as a top seafood supplier in the Chinese market, Southeast Asian nations accounting for 14.5% of China’s imports, with volume rising 31.3% to 453,700 MT, with a value of $ 1.116 billion (€ 978 million) – up 59.2%. Meanwhile, Russia accounted for 13.86% of China’s imports in the first half of the year, with 640,900 metric tons (MT) worth $ 1.11 billion (€ 973 million), down. Read more...

Lamb from Dagestan is highly appreciated in China

  • 21 Nov 09:58

Lamb from Dagestan is highly appreciated in China Agricultural producers from Dagestan presented their products at the First China International Exhibition of Imported Goods in Shanghai. The event gathered participants from more than 130 countries. In a pavilion organized by the Russian delegation, everyone could taste dishes from Dagestan lamb, the official website of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation reports. It is important that the quality of Dagestan meat was noted by the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev at the last exhibition “Golden Autumn 2017” last year. The master class on cooking Dagestan lamb was held by the chef of the restaurant “Cristal. Read more...

Tax on meat could offset health costs

  • 20 Nov 09:24

Tax on meat could offset health costs Published in the journal PLoS One, the study conducted by the Oxford Martin School and the Nuffield Department of Population Health focused on optimal levels of taxation for red and processed meat in 149 world regions, to account for the cost burden on healthcare systems and spur changes in consumption patterns. In high income countries, it found, red meat would need to be 20% more expensive and processed meat, like bacon, sausages and jerky, would need to be more than double its current price to account for the health costs associated with their consumption. The World Health Organisation classifies beef, lamb and pork as carcinogenic when eaten in processed form,. Read more...