World meat industry news

35 Russian organic producers have received Certificates of Conformity during 2020

  • 7 Sep 10:27

35 Russian organic producers have received Certificates of Conformity during 2020 Since the beginning of 2020, information about 35 Russian enterprises has been included in the organic producers unified state register, that is maintained on the official website of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia. Manufacturers have received certificates confirming their compliance with the law on organic products. Of these, more than 20 enterprises are producers of large and small cattle, meat and dairy products, as well as feed, cereals and forage crops. Six organizations are engaged in the production of alcoholic beverages and other companies manufacture baby food, tea, coffee and grapes. Their products can now be marked with a special sign in the form of a white. Read more...

Export of Ukrainian poultry producers at risk

  • 7 Sep 10:25

Export of Ukrainian poultry producers at risk The planned reorganisation of Ukraine’s state regulator Gosprodpotrebzlyuzba may temporarily block poultry export from Ukraine. This was stated by Sergey Karpenko, the Executive Director of the Union of Poultry Breeders of Ukraine, said during a press conference in Kyiv on August 28. Vet certificates will become invalid During the last 5 years, Ukrainian poultry exports grew 3 fold, Karpenko estimated. The access to quite a few markets is provided through veterinary certificates signed by Gosprodpotrebzlyuzba. The reorganisation reform would mean that existing certificates could become invalid and this might disrupt the country’s poultry. Read more...

Russia achieved food security

  • 4 Sep 10:30

Russia  achieved food security Russia has reached the values ​​of food security in almost all key areas, and in some of them, in particular, grain harvest and supply of fish and fish products, exceeded the doctrine indicators by 1.5 times. This was announced on September 2, 2020 by Deputy Prime Minister Victoria Abramchenko at the final board of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture. “Last year, Russian companies caught about five million tons of fish. Production volumes have doubled over the past ten years. Compared to 2018, production volumes increased by 20% last year, "- saidVictoria Abramchenko. Russian companies also continue to increase the production of meat products, she. Read more...

Russia breaks $ 1 billion threshold with pork exports

  • 4 Sep 10:27

Russia breaks $ 1 billion threshold with pork exports In the first half of 2020, Russia exported 88,000 tonnes of pork, 96% up compared to the same period last year.Yuri Kovalev, chairman of the Russian Union of Pork Producers (RUPP) outlined these results, speaking at an online conference early August. If all goes well, Russia should be able to export 200,000 tonnes of pork this year with a total worth of $ 300 million. That achievement would push the Russian meat export beyond US$ 1 billion for the first time ever, he said. Shrinking pork imports into Russia Kovalev said the country came a long way from being one of the world’s biggest pork importers to becoming a net exporter. In 2009, the. Read more...

Ministry of Agriculture expects continued positive dynamics in the agro-industrial complex

  • 3 Sep 10:56

Ministry of Agriculture expects continued positive dynamics in the agro-industrial complex The Ministry of Agriculture does not expect a serious drop in production in the agro-industrial complex of the Russian Federation this year due to the pandemic. The positive dynamics in the development of the industry will continue. "On the whole, according to the available forecasts, no serious drops in production are expected," said Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev at a meeting of the department's board. According to him, this is confirmed by the growth in production for seven months of this year. "The index of agricultural production was 103.3%, food products - 105.4%," he said. “It is very important that globally our plans. Read more...

ACRA ASSIGNS A+(RU) TO CHERKIZOVO GROUP

  • 3 Sep 10:52

ACRA ASSIGNS A+(RU) TO CHERKIZOVO GROUP The Analytical Credit Rating Agency (ACRA) has assigned an A+(RU) credit rating to Cherkizovo Group (MOEX: GCHE), outlook Stable. ACRA noted that the current rating was primarily due to Cherkizovo’s strong business profile and diversification above the industry average. In2019, the key contributors to the Group’s revenue were the Poultry and Meat Processing segments. The Company's Pork, Grain and Feed divisions have been thriving as well, “which gives it a very high degree of vertical integration and considerably decreases the impact of price fluctuations on the main elements of the cost price,” said ACRA in its announcement. The. Read more...

Russia’s Stavropol region to export mutton to Armenia

  • 2 Sep 12:41

Russia’s Stavropol region to export mutton to Armenia The authorities of Russia’s Stavropol province will create a provincial headquarters to coordinate the export of mutton meat to search for new markets and organize direct export supplies, the Stavropol agriculture department told journalists, as TASS reports. It said that room for organizing direct export deliveries to countries - importers of Russian mutton, namely Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Belarus is being considered now. According to the department, the region produces about 13,000 tons of mutton every year, which is almost six times more than the needs of the region. The producers of the region supply to foreign markets about 1,000 tons of. Read more...

The Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan limited the import of some goods from the Russian Federation due to the outbreak of bird flu

  • 2 Sep 12:36

The Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan limited the import of some goods from the Russian Federation due to the outbreak of bird flu The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan introduced restrictions on the import of live birds, poultry products and related products from the Omsk region of the Russian Federation to Kazakhstan due to the outbreak of a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, kazlenta.kz reports with reference to the Ministry. The Committee for Veterinary Control and Supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan informs that in connection with the registered outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in the border region of the Russian Federation, from August 26, 2020, temporary restrictions are imposed on the import of live. Read more...

EU position in WTO dispute with Russia reveals crisis in European trade policy,says expert

  • 1 Sep 11:37

EU position in WTO dispute with Russia reveals crisis in European trade policy,says expert According to the expert, the EU has taken advantage of the current vulnerability of the WTO dispute settlement mechanism and is trying to avoid responsibility for actions recognized as illegal at the international level, and by using the rules developed with the active participation of the EU MOSCOW, August 28. /TASS/. The European Union's appeal in the dispute with Russia on energy adjustments reveals serious structural problems in the trade policy of European countries, as well as changes in the EU policy and approaches as a WTO member, Polina Tonkikh, Director General of the WTO Expertise Center told TASS. "The intention of the European Union to prevent. Read more...

Cherkizovo receives UN vendor title

  • 1 Sep 11:35

Cherkizovo receives UN vendor title The Company completed its registration with Global Marketplace, the UN’s official procurement portal, and can now supply its products to UN programs, including the World Food Program. Late July saw Cherkizovo Group become a United Nations vendor. The Company completed its registration with Global Marketplace, the UN’s official procurement portal, and can now supply its products to UN programs, including the World Food Program. “Becoming a UN vendor not only helps Cherkizovo access new markets but also demonstrates our commitment to corporate responsibility,” commented Anastasia Mikhailova, Head of Government and Public Relations at. Read more...