World meat industry news

Healthy food sales increased significantly in Russia

  • 7 May 08:45

Healthy food sales increased significantly in Russia Over the past month, sales of healthy products increased in Russia by 13 percent from the same month last year, reports "Izvestia" with the reference to the tax data system "Taxocom". The system specialists checked 11 billion cash checks. It turned out that the preferences of Russians have changed a lot towards healthy eating. The largest « healthy life style» (HLS) products were bought in the capital and other million-population cities. It is explained by the successful propaganda of healthy lifestyles, notes “Taxocom”. We are talking about dietary meat, fruits and vegetables, bars and mussels. The largest increase was shown. Read more...

Russia plans to increase poultry exports fivefold

  • 7 May 08:45

Russia plans to increase poultry exports fivefold In 2019 Russia will increase the volume of poultry exports fivefold compared to 2018, to $ 975 million, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation said. In 2018, poultry meat exports from Russia to countries outside the Customs Union increased by 30.2% compared to 2017 and amounted 145.2 thousand tons, of which 40.5% were sent to Vietnam and 36, 6% - to Ukraine (Donetsk and Lugansk regions). Taking into account the data of the Customs Union, the export volume was at the level of 175.7 thousand tons, of which 17.3% (30.5 thousand tons) accounted for Kazakhstan. The export volume increased by 26.7% (+37.0 thousand tons) in a year, while supplies to Vietnam. Read more...

Three meat processing plant to be opened in Dagestan

  • 6 May 10:35

Three meat processing plant to be opened in Dagestan A rice processing plant and three meat processing plants are being prepared for commissioning in the Republic of Dagestan. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic, they are located in Kizlyarsky, Akhty and Kayakentsky districts. The construction readiness of the meat processing plant being built in the Akhty region is 98%, and in other areas it is 80% and 30%, respectively. In addition to the cattle slaughter, the enterprises have the possibility of deep processing of meat, as well as the production. Read more...

The First All-Russian Congress of Zootechnicians and Breeders was held in Moscow

  • 6 May 10:34

The First All-Russian Congress of Zootechnicians and Breeders was held in Moscow On April 24-26 All-Russian Congress of livestock specialists and breeders in the field of animal husbandry took place at the Russian State Agrarian University. Vladimir Kashin, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Agrarian Issues, First Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Jambulat Hatuov, as well as more than 700 heads and specialists of regional agricultural management bodies, breeding enterprises, agricultural organizations and scientific institutions from 81 constituent entities of the Russian Federation participated in the industry forum. The program of the congress included issues of the development of animal breeding in Russia,. Read more...

Meat prices traditionally rise before the May holidays

  • 30 Apr 09:29

Meat prices traditionally rise before the May holidays Traditionally, before the May holidays, meat is becoming more expensive due to the growing demand for barbeque/kebabs season, said Irina Epifanova, deputy head of the control department of the agro-industrial complex of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia. "Before the May holidays and for the whole summer period, meat traditionally rises in price because of the growth in demand during the barbeque season," she said. Yepifanova noted that fruits and vegetables also increase in price, but this cannot be called a characteristic feature of the period before the May holidays. At the same time, the antimonopoly service did not receive any complaints about. Read more...

Stavropol region has doubled lamb production

  • 30 Apr 09:29

Stavropol region has doubled lamb production By April 1, 2019, the production of lamb in the agricultural organizations of Stavropol region increased 200% compared to the corresponding period of 2018. «The export potential of the region has given impetus to local producers to increase the production of mutton and lamb. For three months of this year, the production has doubled. At the end of last year, the export of mutton amounted to 3.5 thousand tons. This year regional producers are planning to increase export by 30-40%», - said First Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the. Read more...

Poultry is set to become world’s most consumed protein

  • 29 Apr 10:13

Poultry is set to become world’s most consumed protein Poultry is set to become the world’s most consumed meat protein in 2019 as African swine fever spreads in pig herds across China. Delegates at the recent International Poultry Council (IPC) meeting heard how total world production of pork will decline in 2019 with poultry in position to wrest the crown from pork as the world’s most consumed meat protein. The upheaval in meat proteins is being driven by African swine fever (ASF) in pig herds in 3 continents and 15 countries. Production losses in 2019 are expected to amount to 14% of the world’s pork supply but may continue to move higher. “Hog losses in China due to ASF will trigger big. Read more...

Ukraine attracts EU pig investors despite ASF

  • 29 Apr 10:12

Ukraine attracts EU pig investors despite ASF Several European companies are currently working on plans to launch pig farms in Ukraine, despite the ongoing epidemic of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the country. To name a few, recently Danish company Agro East reported that it plans to start farming in the Zhitomir region by the end of 2019. This region is The company targets to establish a farm designed for 25,000 pigs, said Vadim Shestakov, director of Dan Farm Ukraine, a subsidiary of Agro East. The farm has already been under construction for some while and 80% of the production sites have already been put into operation, Mr Shestakov said. Investments in new projects from Germany In addition, German. Read more...

Ukraine opens a new market for egg exports

  • 29 Apr 10:09

Ukraine opens a new market for egg exports Kyiv officials and their counterparts from Bosnia-Herzegovina have agreed on the form of international veterinary certificate for the export of edible eggs. Ukrainian poultry sector has a new market for egg exports, as the government has concluded the negotiation with Bosnia-Herzegovina on this matter. The State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection (SSUFSCP) informs that Ukraine and the authorized body of Bosnia and Herzegovina have agreed on the form of international veterinary certificate for the export of edible eggs. In the last two years, the Ukranian poultry sector has expanded fast in Europe and some other parts of the world such as the. Read more...

Russia Can Join World’s Top 5 Economies, Putin Says

  • 29 Apr 10:08

Russia Can Join World’s Top 5 Economies, Putin Says Russian President Vladimir Putin said he believes that the target of joining the world’s top five most developed economies is “absolutely manageable,”Gazeta.rureports. “Regarding (plans) to take our rightful place among other industrial powers, that is a challenging task, but overall it is absolutely manageable,” he said at a Wednesday meeting with members of theRussian Council of Legislators, adding that Russia is facing the task of becoming the fifth-largest economy globally in terms of purchasing power parity, and that currently Russia is the sixth after China, the United States, India, Japan, and Germany. “The difference between. Read more...