World meat industry news

Drought strikes in Russia and Central Asia

  • 28 Jun 12:18

Drought strikes in Russia and Central Asia Some regions of Russia are at risk of losing up to half their harvest due to a prolonged spring drought. The situation is equally critical in Central Asia where some countries (Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan) that control the upper course of rivers have tried to conserve water for their own needs, leaving those with the lower course (Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan) dry. Russia’s Ministry of Agriculture, headed by Dmitry Patrushev, is putting on a brave face, refusing for now to revise its grain harvest projections, despite preliminary data showing a clear decline. Without substantial rain, grain prices will see a major increase, badly affecting Russia’s. Read more...

Russia and Vietnam discuss trade of agricultural products

  • 25 Jun 10:20

Russia and Vietnam discuss trade of agricultural products In the first trimester of 2021, 22,000 tons of pork were shipped. This amounted to 43% of all imports of pork in the country. On June 11, Artem Daushev, Assistant to the Head of Rosselkhoznadzor (RussianFederal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance), had a video conference with Truong Hoang Minh, Trade Counselor of the Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in the Russian Federation. The parties discussed the current state and prospects of Russian-Vietnamese trade and economic cooperation in agriculture. At the meeting, they said there has been an increase in supplies of Russian pork to the Vietnamese market. Trade Counsellor of the. Read more...

The Ministry of Agriculture discussed the current situation in the sector

  • 25 Jun 10:19

The Ministry of Agriculture discussed the current situation in the sector Dmitry Patrushev, Minister of Agriculture of Russia, held a meeting on the current situation in the agricultural sector.The participants discussed ensuring a smooth sector's performance during the pandemic, the progress of sowing and harvesting campaigns, and other topical issues. The Minister highlighted the need to intensify vaccination of the industry workers due to the spread of coronavirus. "We should keep in mind that the agricultural sector is a huge system that ensures the country's food security. It is necessary to raise awareness about vaccination among employees of enterprises, regional agricultural authorities, subordinate. Read more...

Responsibility of Russia-related cybercrime group REvil

  • 24 Jun 10:20

Responsibility of Russia-related cybercrime group REvil Behind the famous hacker group REvil GroupCyber ​​attacks on JBSAccording to sources who told CNBC on condition of anonymity.CausedJBS, The world’s largest meat packaging company to shut down. Raids on the world’s largest meat traders disrupted meat production in North America and Australia, raising concerns about possible supply shortages at some point during the busy summer grill season. I did. REvil (pronounced “R” followed by the word “evil”) is mostly composed of native Russian speakers. It is also believed to be based in the former Soviet Union.The organization runs a site on the dark web that is anachronistically known. Read more...

Meat imports to Russia down 20% to 77,600 tonnes in January-April

  • 24 Jun 10:17

Meat imports to Russia down 20% to 77,600 tonnes in January-April Meat imports to Russia in January-April 2021 decreased by 19.9% compared to the same period in 2020 and amounted to 77,600 tonnes, according to the materials of the Federal Customs Service. In monetary terms, the indicator fell by 22.8% to $273.4 mln. Imports of fresh and frozen poultry meat for the reporting period decreased by 8.2% to 66,200 tonnes, while in monetary terms, the indicator decreased by 7.8% to $101.5 mln. Imports of fresh and frozen fish increased by 10.6% in physical terms to 144,900 tonnes, and in value terms, the growth was. Read more...

Are Russian consumers of organic products ready to pay an increased price for them

  • 23 Jun 11:28

Are Russian consumers of organic products ready to pay an increased price for them Natalia Nikonova, a researcher at the St. Petersburg Federal Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ph. D. in Economics, at the First International Conference on Digitalization of Agriculture and Organic Production said that to analyze the potential demand for organic milk and organic dairy products, she prepared a survey in which 100 residents of St. Petersburg participated in 2021, including 76% of women and 24% of men, writes The DairyNews. ‘The relevance of the study is related to the prospects for the development of organic agriculture in Russia, which directly depends on consumer demand for such products,’ the expert stressed.. Read more...

Exports of Russian agricultural products in 2025 will increase to $35.4 billion

  • 23 Jun 11:25

Exports of Russian agricultural products in 2025 will increase to $35.4 billion Exports of agricultural products in 2025 should increase to $35.4 billion, according to the national report on the results of the implementation of the state program for the development of agriculture and regulation of agricultural products, raw materials and food markets in 2020. As reported in the press release of the Cabinet of Ministers, the document was approved at a government meeting on June 17. Annual reports on the implementation of the state program are prepared in accordance with the law "On the Development of Agriculture" and must be published by July 15. In 2020, exports of agricultural products amounted to $30.5 billion and exceeded imports for the. Read more...

MHP invests in new projects in Europe and Saudi Arabia

  • 22 Jun 11:45

MHP invests in new projects in Europe and Saudi Arabia Ukraine poultry producer MHP is set to invest €35 million to expand production capacities in Serbia, Victoria Kapelyushnaya, the chief financial officer of MHP, told local press. MHP is building new production facilities in this country, the first of which has already been finished, she added. The Serbian project is expected to be part of the company's push aimed at expanding its European business. Kapelyushnaya said that MHP also decided to invest an additional €10 million to expand the production capacities of PerutninaPtuj in Croatia. MHP acquired Slovenian-based poultry integrator PerutninaPtuj in February 2019 for €273 million. In. Read more...

Cherkizovo optimizes supply chain with help from KORUS Consulting

  • 22 Jun 11:14

Cherkizovo optimizes supply chain with help from KORUS Consulting KORUS Consulting has completed a project to streamline the supply chains of Cherkizovo Group, the largest meat producer in Russia. The project has enabled the Group to review its current product flows and identify the most effective changes that can be made to delivery routes. Going forward, a new IT solution will help the company achieve a reduction in monthly operating costs. Cherkizovo Group is a producer with extensive manufacturing and logistics infrastructure that delivers its products to the federal retail chains and large fast-food chains across Russia, while also exporting them to other CIS countries, the Middle and Far East, and Africa. To optimize the. Read more...

Russia is 10 in the Ranking Of Countries That Produce The Most Beef

  • 21 Jun 10:21

Russia is 10 in the Ranking Of Countries That Produce The Most Beef The United States was the largest producer of beef in the world in 2020 followed by Brazil & the European Union. The United States, Brazil and the European Union accounted for roughly 50% of the world's beef production.The United States accounted for roughly 20% of. Read more...