World meat industry news

A workshop on organic agriculture is held in Kaluga

  • 26 Apr 09:07

A workshop on organic agriculture is held in Kaluga A seminar-meeting “Organic farming - new opportunities” has started in Kaluga. This event, organized by the regional Ministry of Agriculture, involves industry associations and educational institutions in the region. The regional association of peasant farms and agricultural cooperatives, the Kaluga center for training, retraining and advanced training of agricultural workers and the Union of Organic Agriculture participated in the development of the program. Chairman of the Board of the Union of Organic Farming Sergey Korshunov spoke to the audience with a report on promising niches and directions for the production of environmentally friendly products. He told how. Read more...

More than 100 thousand pigs died in an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Primorsky region

  • 26 Apr 09:07

More than 100 thousand pigs died in an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Primorsky region Oleg Kozhemyako, Governor of Primorsky region, said that more than 100 thousand pigs died in the region as a result of last year’s outbreak of foot and mouth disease. "A very big problem for the industry was an outbreak of foot and mouth disease, which began in late 2018. More than 100 thousand pigs died, industrial pig breeding almost disappeared," said Kozhemyako at a meeting of the Primorye Legislative Assembly. He added that the authorities of the region provided assistance only to owners of private farms affected by foot and mouth disease. Foot and mouth disease caused significant damage to the region, he added and said that it has not. Read more...

Russia will adopt a law on the quality of food products

  • 25 Apr 10:12

Russia will adopt a law on the quality of food products Rospotrebnadzor proposes to introduce a new concept of “quality of food products” and fix it legislatively, reports RIA Novosti. Thus, the Russians will have a law on the principles of healthy eating. The new bill will work in conjunction with the state strategy to improve the quality of food products in the Russian Federation, which is scheduled to be completed until 2030. In particular, the formulation of a quality product is specified. Firstly, it is a safe product for health, secondly, it must become part of a full-fledged diet, thirdly, it must comply. Read more...

Russia and African countries are stepping up cooperation in the lamb production

  • 25 Apr 10:11

Russia and African countries are stepping up cooperation in the lamb production African countries produce a wide range of high-quality agricultural products. Russian company "Damate" is already increasing cooperation with South African countries, which are leaders in the number of sheep. First of all, the company is interested in joint work with South African enterprises, which is among the top ten countries in the world in terms of wool cutting. The Russian company wants to localize production in the city of Mamre, it is from there that deliveries of lamb to the Russian Federation can begin. “I admit that this meat [from South Africa] will be of very good quality, and it may well turn out to be quite competitive in prices. Read more...

Russians are dissatisfied with the quality of sausage and meat products

  • 24 Apr 09:19

Russians are dissatisfied with the quality of sausage and meat products Russians are dissatisfied with the quality of sausage, meat products and convenience foods, as well as fish and seafood, follows from the results of a study by consulting company Deloitte, which conducted a quantitative online survey from February to March 2019. "Satisfaction of Russians with the current quality of food and service is quite high - four out of five. But there are outsiders in product quality. Russians are not satisfied with the quality of sausage, meat products and convenience foods, as well as fish and seafood," said Laura Nakoryakova, Head of the Deloitte Research Center, during a press conference. At the same time, Russians are most satisfied. Read more...

Meat production in the Rostov region decreased by 46%

  • 24 Apr 09:19

Meat production in the Rostov region decreased by 46% In January — March of this year, 60.9 thousand tons of livestock and poultry for slaughter were produced in the Rostov region, Rostovstat reports. It is a decrease in production by almost 46% compared with the same period last year. Egg production decreased by 13%, totaling 432.7 million units. The production of milk increased slightly (by about 6%), a total of 176.9 thousand tons of product was received. As “Kommersant-Yug” wrote earlier, the number of pigs in the Rostov region decreased by 10%, the number of sheep and goats also decreased by 5%, and the number of. Read more...

Astrakhan lamb gains popularity in Iran

  • 23 Apr 11:39

Astrakhan lamb gains popularity in Iran In the Astrakhan region, the third slaughter house is being prepared for certification. Its launch will open the possibility for local sheep farms of exporting lamb to Iran. For the time being, the primary processing unit remains a free market niche. The Islamic Republic is already buying lamb in the Astrakhan region, and demand is growing. The practice of certified enterprises shows that the importing country carefully checks the entire production chain. With the start of deliveries, the activities of each exporter are controlled by a veterinarian from Iran. To get access to export, you need to leave a request on the official website of the Rosselkhoznadzor. After 10. Read more...

Livestock and poultry inventory decreased by 0.9 percent

  • 23 Apr 11:38

Livestock and poultry inventory decreased by 0.9 percent Up to April 1, 2019, the cattle numbers in Russia were 18.6 million heads, which is 0.9% lower than last year, reports the federal statistics service. According to Rosstat, the number of cows in farms of all forms of ownership decreased by 0.3% (to 8 million heads), the number of sheep and goats - by 4.7% (to 23.6 million heads), the number of poultry - by 0.9% (to 558.9 million heads). At the same time, the number of pigs increased by 3.4%, and reached 24.6 million heads by. Read more...

Miratorg increases feed production by 6.8% to 397 thousand tons in Q1 2019

  • 23 Apr 10:35

Miratorg increases feed production by 6.8% to 397 thousand tons in Q1 2019 Belgorod, April 15 - ABH Miratorg, Russia’s major meat producer, reports that in the first three months of 2019, the company's feed mills produced around 397 thousand tons of feed, which is 6.8% higher than the same period last year. Miratorg is Russia's largest vertically integrated agribusiness holding. Operating own modern feed mills with total capacity of 1.66 million tons of feed per year allows the company to fulfill the needs of the company's livestock and poultry divisions for high-quality feed by 100%, and provides the possibility to control the cost of meat ensuring the safety of the final product. The feed mills of Miratorg, located in. Read more...

Cherkizovo increases sales of pork and chicken meat

  • 23 Apr 10:34

Cherkizovo increases sales of pork and chicken meat The first quarter operating results show higher volumes for pork and chicken and increased value for turkey products.In the first three months of this year, Cherkizovo increased the volume of sales for pork and chicken meat and added value to most of its turkey products, according to a press release from the company. In the pork sector, production and sales increased by 18% and 20% respectively, compared to the first quarter of 2018. Prices gained 9% compared to 1Q18 supported by overall protein demand. A similar situation is for the chicken, with 151,600 tonnes of meat delivered in the market in the first three months of the year, up by 10% compared to. Read more...