World meat industry news

Russian-Chinese cattle farm to be built in Transbaikalia in 2020

  • 24 Oct 11:11

Russian-Chinese cattle farm to be built in Transbaikalia in 2020 The head of the farm, Marina Pichueva from the Shilkinsky district of the Trans-Baikal Territory, together with partners from China prepared a project for the construction of a farm for 2,000 cattle, the regional agency “ Zabmedia ” reports. Investors on both sides are ready to invest 50 million rubles in the implementation of a farm project with their own production. According to Zabmedia, construction of the farm will begin in 2020. The project will be accompanied by the Trans-Baikal Territory Development Corporation. Now investors are looking for the opportunity to buy or rent 500 hectares of land for long-term lease. It is planned to place a housing. Read more...

Novgorod region: ASF virus spreads among wild boars

  • 24 Oct 11:10

Novgorod region: ASF virus spreads among wild boars In the Novgorod region, a case of African swine fever virus infection was detected, the news service of the AGRO.RU platform reports with reference to TASS. In the Novgorod region, where in September more than 36 thousand pigs were killed due to an outbreak of ASF, a wild boar infected with the causative agent of the disease was shot dead. According to the chairman of the Novgorod Region Veterinary Committee Lyudmila Sukacheva, the animal did not have any external manifestations of ASF, however, when examining tissue samples, the genetic material of the virus was detected. The governor of the Novgorod region, Andrei Nikitin, signed a decree on quarantine-restrictive. Read more...

Tambov Turkey will increase production capacity by 1.5 times

  • 23 Oct 09:17

Cherkizovo Group plans to begin construction of the second phase of the Tambov Turkey enterprise in the Pervomaisky district. The corresponding agreement was signed between the Governor of Tambov Region Alexander Nikitin and the General Director of Cherkizovo Group Sergey Mikhailov. In 2021, Cherkizovo will commission a complex of turkey rearing and fattening sites in the Tambov Region. This will increase the productivity of Tambov Turkey by 50%. The company will begin to produce 82 thousand tons of poultry meat per year in live weight. Now the company's facilities are designed to produce 55 thousand tons of products per year. The volume of investments will. Read more...

The number of pigs increased by 4.8%, in contrast to the number of cattle and sheep

  • 23 Oct 09:14

The number of pigs increased by 4.8%, in contrast to the number of cattle and sheep According to the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat), as of October 1, 2019, the number of cattle in Russian farms of all forms of ownership decreased by 0.5% compared to 2018 and amounted to 18.8 million units. The number of goats and sheep, according to the Federal State Statistics Service, for the same period decreased by 2.6% to 24.2 million units. But the number of pigs on an annualized basis increased by 4.8% - up to 25.7 million units. The number of herds of cows remains at the level of last year and amounts. Read more...

Agrosila has increased its export of poultry meat by 2.5 times

  • 22 Oct 10:42

Agrosila has increased its export of poultry meat by 2.5 times The leader of the agro-industrial complex of the Republic of Tatarstan - the agricultural holding "Agrosila" - summed up the export results for the nine months of 2019, according to the online journal "AgroVestnik". By the end of the year, Agrosila JSC plans to send agricultural products totaling 446.6 million rubles abroad. For comparison: following the results of last year, the total export volume of all holding enterprises amounted to 269 million rubles in monetary terms. The maximum, like last year, is accounted for by Zainsky Sahar OJSC, which exports products to Cyprus, Lithuania and Estonia. Nevertheless, in January-September 2019,. Read more...

Miratorg and Bryansk region signed an investment agreement for 2, 44 billion rubles

  • 22 Oct 10:42

Miratorg and Bryansk region signed an investment agreement for 2, 44 billion rubles Miratorg Agribusiness Holding, the No. 1 pork producer in Russia, and the Bryansk Region entered into an investment agreement providing for an investment of 2.44 billion rubles in the development of a pig breeding project with a capacity of 6.4 thousand sows in the region. The signing of the agreement took place as part of the VIII International Slavic Economic Forum in Bryansk. Miratorg is the largest investor in the agricultural sector of the Bryansk region: the total investment of the company exceeds 96 billion rubels. In 2018, the agricultural holding and the government of the Bryansk region signed an agreement providing for an investment of 3.8 billion. Read more...

Kazakhstan to export pork to China

  • 21 Oct 10:47

Kazakhstan to export pork to China Kazakhstan and China signed a trade deal allowing Kazakhstan pig farmers to export their products to China, the Kazakh Agricultural Ministry said in a statement in September 2019. The 1stshipments are expected to be made before the end of the year, the ministry said, adding that “various products of the Kazakh-origin are in high demand in China thanks to their high-quality as well as for being natural.” In addition to pork Kazakhstan was allowed to begin the exporting of pig feed to China. In 2019, Kazakhstan expanded agricultural exports to China by 41% as compared to the same period of the previous year to US$ 196 million, Kazakh. Read more...

Sheremetyevo Introduces New Aeromenu by Novikov

  • 21 Oct 10:44

Sheremetyevo Introduces New Aeromenu by Novikov Flying fromSheremetyevosoon? Do not forget to order a healthy and tasty meal for your flight. This brilliant concept will provide you with fresh and tasty food during and after your flight for a very fair price!Aeromenuis a food delivery service started by Arkady Novikov, the most successful Russian restaurateur. You can order — for delivery at your gate! — a restaurant quality healthy meal, fresh juices and smoothies. The order needs to be placed at least 90 minutes before your departure or arrival for all flights from/to Sheremetyevo with all airlines,The Moscow Timesreported. We recently tried this service on a departure and we loved it! How it. Read more...

Cherkizovo Group attends investment forum in Saudi Arabia

  • 21 Oct 10:41

Cherkizovo Group attends investment forum in Saudi Arabia Cherkizovo Group (Petelinka and Pava-Pava brands), Russia’s largest meat producer, took part in the Russia-Saudi Investment Forum. The Company presented its own stand and confirmed intentions to export poultry products developed for Arabic countries. This week, Riyadh hosted the first Saudi-Russian CEO Forum, timed to coincide with the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.Organised by the Russian Direct Investment Fund and Saudi Center for International Strategic Partnerships, the forum was attended by ca.300 Russian and Saudi companies and ministers from both countries. Russia was represented by Alexander Novak, Minister of. Read more...

Cherkizovo launches Petelinka in Siberia

  • 18 Oct 11:10

Cherkizovo launches Petelinka in Siberia Cherkizovo Group, Russia’s largest meat producer, has started selling chicken meat under its best known Petelinka brand in the Siberian Federal District. The brand’s offering in the region is manufactured at Altaisky Broiler, whose facilities underwent the first stage of modernisation this year. Petelinka sales in the Siberian Federal District started in early October. The brand is currently offered in the Yenisey, Sever, Baltiysky Bazar stores in Barnaul, and the Bahetle chain in Novosibirsk. In the first week of sales, some 500kg of Petelinka products were shipped to stores. In the coming weeks, the brand will be offered by the federal retailers. Read more...