World meat industry news

Cherkizovo prepares to re-enter the Chinese pork market

  • 21 Jun 09:48

Cherkizovo prepares to re-enter the Chinese pork market Igor Babaev, the founder of Cherkizovo Group, expects China to open the market for Russian pork and doesn't want to lose the momentum. Therefore, the Group announced that it will build 40 new farms in the Penza region to be prepared for exports to Asia. "We view Asia as our key export destination. We expect the Chinese market to open in the near future, creating lots of opportunities, of which we should be ready to take advantage. Russia has about 40 million pigs, an insignificant number compared with China’s stock of 600 million animals. Still, we have great potential for boosting pork production and exports, benefiting from lower biological risks in Russia. Read more...

Kazakhstan looks to increase its meat exports

  • 21 Jun 09:47

Kazakhstan looks to increase its meat exports Israel, Turkey, Kuwait, Oman, Japan, South Korea, and the countries of the European Union are targeted for horse and lamb meat exports. Kazakhstan is looking to increase the presence of its meat and livestock exports in other markets than the traditional ones such as China and Russia. Countries from the Persian Gulf are the first targeted but Israel, Turkey, Japan, South Korea, and the countries of the European Union are also in focus, declared the Minister of Agriculture, Saparkhan Omarov, according to New Europe. Kazakhstan is already exporting meat products to Iran, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Kuwait and recently agreed on veterinary requirements for the. Read more...

Meat production in Russia increased by 10.5 percent in the first five months of 2019

  • 20 Jun 10:22

Meat production in Russia increased by 10.5 percent in the first five months of 2019 Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) published summary information on meat and meat products production in January-May 2019. For the first five months of this year, the volume of meat production in Russia increased by 10.5% compared to the same period in 2018 - to 1.1 million tons. The output of semi-finished products in the reporting period amounted to 1.4 million tons - the volume of their production increased by 11% compared to last year's figure for the same period. Rosstat notes a slight increase in the production of sausages - up to 899 thousand tons (0.2%). The decline in food production can be traced only in the poultry sector. In January-May 2019, the. Read more...

Russia will export dairy products and beef to Algeria

  • 20 Jun 10:19

Russia will export dairy products and beef to Algeria According to the Rosselkhoznadzor, veterinary certificates for these products were "fundamentally agreed" during negotiations with representatives of the Algerian Veterinary Service, which took place during the 87th General Session of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) in Paris Representatives of the Rosselkhoznadzor handed over two copies of signed veterinary certificates to their Algerian colleagues. Deliveries of dairy and meat products to Algeria can begin immediately after the Rosselkhoznadzor receives and places on its website the veterinary certificates signed by the Algerian side. Import of products is allowed only to those enterprises. Read more...

Global poultry markets: It’s smart to be different

  • 20 Jun 10:18

Global poultry markets: It’s smart to be different Predictions by Rabobank show that the market for slow growing broiler concepts will grow by 8% now up to 20% by 2025. During the 3rdHubbard premium forum in Barcelona I was asked to shed a light on the economics behind broiler production and alternative broiler segments. The bottom line is that it is smart to be different, to move away from the bulk market. At least when you are a producer in Europe, because our continent is really different from the rest of the world. EU: the most expensive production location Recently I worked on an extensive dataset, comparing production costs of all main poultry producing countries around the world. And there is only one. Read more...

Mongolia has started the inspection of Russian poultry enterprises

  • 19 Jun 11:06

Mongolia has started the inspection of Russian poultry enterprises On June 17, the first meeting of representatives of the Rosselkhoznadzor and the General Directorate of the Specialized Inspectorate of Mongolia took place in Moscow. The talks became the first item of the program for Mongolian specialists who came to Russia to inspect poultry farms. As part of its mission, the delegation will evaluate the work of four companies in the Stavropol Territory and the Tambov Region, interested in exporting their products to Mongolia. The General Directorate of Specialized Inspectorate reported that Mongolia is currently purchasing poultry meat in Southeast Asia, Turkey, Brazil and the USA. However, due to the geographical features. Read more...

China wants to buy chicken paws in Russia

  • 19 Jun 11:02

China wants to buy chicken paws in Russia China wants to buy chicken paws on an industrial scale in Russia. The director of electronic commerce development (REC) Alexey Murzenk told about this to Izvestia. "We receive requests from Chinese companies, and China really needs chicken paws, frozen, without bruises, and they want to buy large volumes," he stressed. On the other hand, in Russia there are no such factories that can produce so much raw. Read more...

Cherkizovo wants to expand its turkey operation in Tambov

  • 18 Jun 08:19

Cherkizovo wants to expand its turkey operation in Tambov The second stage might include building several more nursery and finisher sites in the region. Cherkizovo Gropu is considering an expansion of its turkey facility in Tambov and asked the local government to support this plan by investing in transport infrastructure in the region. "In view of this trend, the Company may consider implementing the second stage of Tambov Turkey and hopes that the region's government will support the project to ramp up its capacities by 50% and effectively achieve a 29,000 tonnes increase in live-weight turkey output. The second stage might include building several more nursery and finisher sites in the. Read more...

Putin: Russia Calls for Abandonment of World Trade Wars

  • 18 Jun 08:17

Putin: Russia Calls for Abandonment of World Trade Wars World trade needs to restore trust between countries, it is necessary to find a way out of the situation with trade wars and “fights without rules” in international affairs. This was stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at the summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA),TASSreported. “In the world, real trade wars flare up, unfortunately, there are actually fighting without rules with intimidation and elimination of competitors by non-market methods. And now, more than ever, our collective efforts are needed to find a way out of this situation,” Putin said. According to him, it is. Read more...

Inflation Slows Slightly in May to 5.1%: Bank of Russia

  • 18 Jun 08:16

Inflation Slows Slightly in May to 5.1%: Bank of Russia The Russian Central Bank said on Monday that Inflation in the country in May slowed 0.1 percentage points (pp) compared with April and amounted to 5.1% in annual terms, Delovoi Peterburgreports. The slowdown was due to a decline in the growth rate of non-food product prices, primarily due to the high base effect on the motor fuel market, the regulator said. At the same time, the monthly growth of consumer prices net of seasonal factors in May accelerated by 0.1 percentage points to 0.4%, due to an increase of the rate of rise in food prices. The growth rates of prices for services decreased, non-food products remained at the lowest level since August last. Read more...