World meat industry news

Export of Russian meat in 2023: potential and prospects

  • 13 Feb 11:25

Export of Russian meat in 2023: potential and prospects In 2023, exports of meat and meat products from Russia could reach $2 billion, which is 17.5% higher than the figure for 2022. This forecast was presented by the president of ABH Miratorg, Viktor Linnik, at the plenary session of the thematic Day of Agriculture as part of the exhibition-forum "Russia". According to experts, in 2023, exports of meat and meat products from Russia will grow to 800 thousand tons, which is 109 thousand tons more than in 2022. At the same time, imports of meat and meat products to Russia will increase to 640 thousand tons. The growth in Russian meat exports is due to a number of factors, including: - increasing the number. Read more...

What has changed in the Russian agro-industrial complex over 24 years

  • 13 Feb 10:52

What has changed in the Russian agro-industrial complex over 24 years At the Forum of National Achievements, within the framework of the International Exhibition and Forum “Russia”, the Day of Agriculture began. The program of this day will present the history, present and future of the Russian agro-industrial complex - one of the key sectors of the national economy. The start of the thematic day was given by the head of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Dmitry Patrushev. During the opening ceremony, Dmitry Patrushev told what changes have occurred in the Russian agro-industrial complex since 2000: the volume of agricultural production increased by 87%; grain and meat production doubled, which provided. Read more...

A large breeding base for farm animals has been created in Russia - Patrushev

  • 12 Feb 08:35

A large breeding base for farm animals has been created in Russia - Patrushev Today, Russia has created its own database of breeding resources for 13 types of farm animals. This was stated by the head of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture, Dmitry Patrushev, at the “Russia” exhibition and forum held at VDNKh, reports our correspondent who was present at the event. The minister believes that this became possible thanks to the serious support of the state. At the same time, he noted that the import of genetic material remains only in some areas of livestock farming. Patrushev called another important future event the creation in the country of an information and analytical system of tribal resources in the near future. For now, it will. Read more...

Miratorg estimated Russian meat exports in 2023

  • 12 Feb 08:33

Miratorg estimated Russian meat exports in 2023 Over the past year, exports of Russian meat and meat products in monetary terms amounted to two billion dollars. Such data was given by the head of one of the largest meat agricultural holdings in Russia, Miratorg, Viktor Linnik in his presentation at the exhibition-forum “Russia” at VDNKh, reports our correspondent who was present at the event. This is 17.5 percent higher than in 2022. In physical terms, according to the materials presented, 800 thousand tons of these products were exported abroad, or 109 thousand tons more than in 2022. In turn, imports amounted to 640 thousand tons or 62 thousand higher, respectively. Thus, our country can be considered. Read more...

Feed production in Russia increased by almost 2%

  • 12 Feb 08:31

Feed production in Russia increased by almost 2% Over the past year, the volume of feed production in Russia increased to 35 million tons, or by 1.7 percent from the 2022 level. Rosstat provided such data in its report on the socio-economic situation in Russia for 2023. One of the most successful months was December, when three million tons of this product were produced. This is 6.7 percent lower than the same month in 2022, but 3.9 higher than November. The dynamics of production of combined feeds in the remaining months of last year was not much worse, which indicates a fairly stable level of production. Let us recall that the high level of feed production indicates the serious development of the agricultural sector. Read more...

Miratorg plans to increase production of Wagyu beef to 3.5 thousand tons per year

  • 9 Feb 10:18

Miratorg plans to increase production of Wagyu beef to 3.5 thousand tons per year Miratorg presented at the Prodexpo-2024 exhibition two unique types of meat for the Russian food industry: Wagyu beef and Dry age beef. Miratorg noted that they plan to increase the production of gourmet Wagyu beef by 2031. The production of Wagyu beef from Miratorg started in 2018, when the agricultural holding imported purebred bulls from Japan to Russia. Currently, Miratorg keeps cattle of this breed on three farms, and the livestock already numbers 16 thousand heads, the report says. The company's breeding work has allowed it to increase the Wagyu stock and significantly increase the volume of production of meat with the highest grade of marbling. To obtain. Read more...

Livestock production in Russia increased by 0.1% in 2023 - Rosstat

  • 9 Feb 10:16

Livestock production in Russia increased by 0.1% in 2023 - Rosstat At the same time, crop production fell by 1.1%, and overall agricultural production at the end of the year decreased by 0.3%, reports the annual report of Rosstat. The production volume of agricultural products from all manufacturers in 2023 amounted to 8341.3 billion rubles, which is 0.3% less than in 2022. In particular, indicators in crop production decreased. The gross grain harvest amounted to 142.6 million tons, which is 9.5% less than the previous year, reports Rosstat. At the same time, sunflower production increased by 2%, and beet production decreased by 5%. Potatoes showed positive dynamics; their gross yield increased by 8.7% due to increased. Read more...

China became the main importer of poultry and beef from Russia in 2023

  • 9 Feb 10:13

China became the main importer of poultry and beef from Russia in 2023 At the end of last year, China turned out to be the main buyer of Russian beef and poultry meat. Such data from the Argus federal information system belonging to Rosselkhoznadzor was presented at a round table during the 31st international exhibition Prodexpo-2024 by assistant to the head of the department Artyom Daushev. According to them, purchases of this meat amounted to 21,500 and 132,900 tons. The service representative provided similar statistics for other types of meat for several other countries. In particular, Iran purchased 10,300 tons of lamb. The largest importers of pork were Belarus and Vietnam with volumes of 78,800 and 85,100 tons, respectively. Let us. Read more...

Russia will be able to supply part of the animal products to Syria

  • 7 Feb 11:14

Russia will be able to supply part of the animal products to Syria Russia has received approval for the supply of several types of livestock products to the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic. According to the news agency, the department agreed with the Syrian Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform on export veterinary certificates for milk and dairy products from large and small livestock, poultry meat, raw materials and by-products obtained as a result of its slaughter and processing, as well as fish products. The agreement was signed the day before. Rosselkhoznadzor clarified that specific enterprises interested in supplying dairy products to Syria must undergo an examination by department inspectors, following which they. Read more...

China has increased imports of fresh beef from Russia by one and a half times over the past year

  • 7 Feb 11:12

China has increased imports of fresh beef from Russia by one and a half times over the past year Last year, China increased purchases of fresh or chilled beef from Russia in monetary terms by one and a half times - from 3.95 to 6.1 million dollars. Interfax reports this with reference to data from the Chinese State Customs Administration (GTU of the PRC). The Center for Industry Expertise of Rosselkhozbank, which the news agency also refers to, provided more precise figures - 41 thousand tons. Next year the organization predicts an increase to 45 thousand. At the same time, the cost of purchasing frozen beef, according to the State Technical University of China, on the contrary, fell from 142.9 to 104.9 million dollars. The organizations did not specify how much of. Read more...