World meat industry news

Russia: Pork production saw double-digit growth in first trimester

  • 9 Jun 11:32

Russia: Pork production saw double-digit growth in first trimester Pork production in the first four months of 2020 saw an increase of 11.3% over the same period in 2019. From January-April 2020, the production of pigs in agricultural organizations amounted to 1.5 million tons (live weight slaughter), which is 11.3% or 150,000 tons more than the same period last year. The main growth was attributed to agricultural producers of Kursk, Tambov, Belgorod, Voronezh, Pskov, Orel regions, Republics of Bashkortostan and Mordovia. The key factors that contributed to the positive development of pig production are the formation of a modern breeding base and the. Read more...

Russian meat producers are catching up rapidly with cutting-edge factories

  • 9 Jun 11:29

Russian meat producers are catching up rapidly with cutting-edge factories Today Russia is one of the world’s most attractive markets for food production. Tremendously aided by the Russian government through billion-dollar investments and market foreclosure, businesses have modernized their facilities to a large extent in the past years. Today, Russian companies are among the most innovative producers in the world. The Russian meat industry has established new, cutting-edge factories which are among the leading global players. Success recipe no. 1: Automation and digitization The recipe for success of Russia’s leading companies: They take advantage of automating the entire value chain so they are able to boost production in no. Read more...

CHERKIZOVO GROUP TOPS RUSSIA’S MEAT PRODUCER RANKING AGAIN

  • 8 Jun 11:47

CHERKIZOVO GROUP TOPS RUSSIA’S MEAT PRODUCER RANKING AGAIN Cherkizovo Group has reaffirmed its leadership in the Russian meat market. For the fifth year running, the Company ranks first among the country’s largest meat producers according to Agroinvestor. Agroinvestor’s estimates show that the Group’s meat output stood at nearly 830,000 tonnes of slaughter weight in 2019 (more than an 18% increase y-o-y), widening the gap with its closest competitor Miratorg, whose slaughter weight production amounted to 554,000 tonnes. In 2019, Cherkizovo Group ramped up chicken, pork and turkey meat production all together. The Company’s business development was mainly driven by higher export volumes (primarily. Read more...

New technologies for growing meat breeds of cattle are applied in Bashkiria

  • 8 Jun 11:39

New technologies for growing meat breeds of cattle are applied in Bashkiria In 2019, 113 thousand tons of beef in slaughter weight were produced in Bashkortostan. This is the best indicator in the country. The region's share in the all-Russian production of cattle meat is 7%. The self-sufficiency of the republic with this type of meat is 140 percent. The main task set for agrarians in the coming years is to increase the share of high-quality beef production obtained from animal meat breeds. "The share of meat and cross-bred stock in beef production is growing. Now, this is one-third of the total volume of cattle meat obtained in agricultural enterprises and farms. In 2019, a program for the development of beef cattle breeding. Read more...

Largest Meat-Producing Nations In The World

  • 5 Jun 10:48

Largest Meat-Producing Nations In The World China produces the most meat while the USA consumes the most meat. If you were wondering what has happened to all thebeefduring the COVID-19 pandemic, meat supply chains have been encountering problems as workers have become sickened. Working in close proximity to one another cutting and trimming meat has caused workers to contract the virus, and plants have closed down. Prices have increased and supply has decreased, although this situation will not last forever. Meanwhile, marketplace.org reported that United States meat is still being shipped to other countries overseas, including China. Reuters reported that China also has shortages, mainly caused by African swine. Read more...

The rise in food prices in Russia is associated with the imported components in its production – Ministry of agriculture

  • 5 Jun 10:45

The rise in food prices in Russia is associated with the imported components in its production – Ministry of agriculture The rise in food prices, which is marked in recent times, largely due to the imported components in its production, I believe in the Ministry of agriculture. “It should be noted that the pressure on prices in most sub-sectors of agriculture is currently providing the growth of the dollar, due to the import component in the production of agricultural products”, – reports the Ministry of agriculture, which conducts regular monitoring of prices. In April, the price dynamics were mixed, the report States. So, the price of beef in slaughter weight for the month decreased 0.5% to 237,79 rubles per 1 kg, pork – by 1.6% to 138,64 of the ruble, chicken. Read more...

Russia’s Ekosem-Agrar sees 60% higher sales in 2019

  • 4 Jun 10:37

Russia’s Ekosem-Agrar sees 60% higher sales in 2019 Ekosem-Agrar, the German holding company of Russian milk producer EkoNiva Group, has achieved 60% higher sales in 2019 than in the previous year, as it continues its rapid expansion. According to preliminary figures, the Group generated sales revenues of more than EUR400 million in the past fiscal year, an increase by over 60% compared to 2018. Total output also rose noticeably by approximately 50% to over EUR560 mln on last year’s EUR376.5 mln. EBITDA improved by over 40% to more than EUR160 million compared with last year’s EUR116.1 mln. Stefan Dürr, Ekosem-Agrar’s chief executive and primary shareholder, said the group entered the top. Read more...

In the 1st quarter of the Russian agroindustrial complex has sharply increased exports, reducing the gap with imports

  • 4 Jun 10:34

In the 1st quarter of the Russian agroindustrial complex has sharply increased exports, reducing the gap with imports In the 1st quarter of the current year the export of Russian agricultural products rose sharply and closed the gap on imports, said Wednesday the General Director of the Institute for agricultural market studies (IKAR) Dmitry Rylko. “The first quarter shows a very strong growth of exports – by 19%. Imports, however, also grew, but at a much smaller interval. And as you can see, the volume of our exports gradually approaching the volume of our imports,” Rylko said at an online conference. According to the data presented ICARUS in the 1st quarter of 2020 the export of agricultural products from Russia amounted to $6,361 billion against $5,323 billion in. Read more...

A brief history of sausage in Russia and how to cook it at home (RECIPE)

  • 3 Jun 10:46

A brief history of sausage in Russia and how to cook it at home (RECIPE) Don’t trust sausage sold in a shop? Check out this recipe of homemade Russian sausage! Despite the fact that the word "kolbasa" (sausage) and its production technology were borrowed from abroad, Russians still have a unique tradition of making sausage. Sausage in Russia was first mentioned in the 12th century birch bark manuscripts, yet their mass productionstarted almost five centuries later. Peter the Great, a Russian emperor, invited German butchers and sausage makers, among other specialists, in order to gainEuropean knowledge in the preparation of meat dishes. The recipe for the famous Russian "Braunschweiger" sausage comes. Read more...

Russia embraces its new global role in pork

  • 3 Jun 10:42

Russia embraces its new global role in pork For decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia was one of the biggest importers in the global pork market. Those times are over now, as the Russian pig industry has not only secured self-sufficiency, but also managed to become a low-cost producer. Where to next? Sergey Yushin of the National Meat Association explains. The Russian National Meat Association (NMA) is one of the country’s biggest and most powerful unions of farmers and meat processors. Liaising with the government, the NMA puts a lot of effort into making the domestic pig industry more efficient, to promote Russian pork in overseas markets and to boost sales to non-Russian customers. The country. Read more...