World meat industry news

The Outbreak Of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza In Ukraine

  • 17 Dec 13:14

The Outbreak Of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza In Ukraine The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has confirmed the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in southern Ukraine. Evaluations performed by the Odessa Regional State Laboratory indicate that, despite the absence of clinical signs, the H5 subgroup of highly pathogenic avian influenza was isolated from backyard poultry using PCR. Following this outbreak, surveillance zones have been established within a radius of three and ten kilometers. According to Ukrainian officials, there are no poultry farms within a 10-kilometer radius of the outbreak, and the source of the outbreak has not yet been identified. Ukrainian veterinary officials have stated. Read more...

MART starts pre-holiday price monitoring

  • 15 Dec 12:11

MART starts pre-holiday price monitoring The Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade starts pre-holiday price monitoring. The emphasis is made on the assortment and cost of socially significant goods - meat, milk, cereals, butter. And also for products that are in high demand on the eve of the New Year holidays. All stores in the country - both small ones and hypermarkets will be in sight. If there are price distortions, MART is ready to take prompt action. As practice shows, there are not many big complaints about price increases in December. Promotions and discounts are. Read more...

Cherkizovo Lab Director Sergey Shapovalov participates in discussion on plant-based meat

  • 15 Dec 12:09

Cherkizovo Lab Director Sergey Shapovalov participates in discussion on plant-based meat Sergey Shapovalov, PhD in Biology and Director of Cherkizovo’s Research & Development Lab, believes that it is too early to talk about the prospect of cultured meat in Russia. This is particularly the case with plant-based meat as its safety and nutritional value remain in question. Mr Shapovalov shared his opinion during the Healthy Eating and Genetic Engineering (GMO)– Myths and Realities online conference organized by the Komsomolskaya Pravda radio station. One of the topics raised at the conference related to the comparison of natural and artificial food. According to Mr Shapovalov, scientists do not have enough information regarding the safety. Read more...

American Beef Master class will be conducted in Tashken

  • 14 Dec 11:54

American Beef Master class will be conducted in Tashken The U.S. Beef master class on premium and alternative cuts will be held on Monday, December 14 at the SHOSH restaurant of the Hilton City Hotel in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. At the workshop Dmitry Zakharov, brand chief of the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Tashkent, Muzaffar Mirzakarimov, brand chef of the restaurant Gosht, Tashkent, Sanzhar Mukhamedov and Mirshod Jamalov, Restaurant Fillet, Bukhara, will share their experience with American beef and ideas for meals with the American beef. Brisket, Flanks, Hanging Tender, Short Ribs and Ribeye will be proposed for demonstration, interchange of views and tasting. Restaurateurs and chefs from Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara. Read more...

ASF Russia: Virus hits commercial farm in Samara

  • 14 Dec 11:51

ASF Russia: Virus hits commercial farm in Samara Russia has been in a battle with African Swine Fever (ASF) for over a decade now. In 2020, the majority of cases occurred in wild boar and on backyard farms. Yet, occasionally an outbreak is reported from a commercial pig farm. Recently, Russia’s veterinary watchdog Rosselhoznadzor confirmed an outbreak of the deadly virus at the Severny Klyuch farm in Samara region. It is believed to be one of the few times this year when the virus hit an industrial pig farm in Russia. 17,000 pigs had to be culled Severniy Klyuch had to cull half of its pig population – roughly 17,000 animals. The affected production units could be converted to breed dairy cows,. Read more...

Cherkizovo Group takes part in the Made in Russia forum

  • 11 Dec 11:22

Cherkizovo Group takes part in the Made in Russia forum The annual Made in Russia forum has been held at the Russian Export Center. The event was attended by Russian and foreign companies as well as the Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and other members of the Russian government. Cherkizovo Group, which is currently expanding its meat exports, presented a stand at the forum showcasing the Company’s products. The Made in Russia forum focused on the challenges of the next decade. Among other pressing issues, topics included the use of new business solutions to grow exports, the reduction of bureaucratic red tape, and the application of e-commerce mechanisms in export operations. The forum attracted heads of major. Read more...

Dmitry Patrushev reported to the President of Russia on the current situation in the agricultural sector

  • 11 Dec 11:20

Dmitry Patrushev reported to the President of Russia on the current situation in the agricultural sector On December 9, President of Russia Vladimir Putin held a session with members of the Government.As part of the event, the Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev delivered areporton the current situation in the Russian agricultural sector and the preliminary results of 2020. The Minister noted that this year agrarians would harvest over 131 million tonnes of grain in net weight, which is one of the most significant. Read more...

Ukraine Looks At The Poultry Market In Central Asia

  • 10 Dec 10:28

Ukraine Looks At The Poultry Market In Central Asia It seems that Ukraine is trying to facilitate the export of its poultry products to Central Asian markets.In recent weeks, health and veterinary officials in the country and Turkmenistan have held serious talks on expanding cooperation. However, assessments indicate that in recent years, Central Asian countries have become particularly important for exporters of various Ukrainian products. On the other hand, in recent months, the idea of ​​creating a new Silk Road belt between countries such as Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, and Poland has led experts to be optimistic about improving Ukraine’s trade relations with. Read more...

Primorsky Krai produced more than 6.2 ths tonnes of poultry in 9 months

  • 10 Dec 10:26

Primorsky Krai produced more than 6.2 ths tonnes of poultry in 9 months Primorsky Krai produced more than 6.2 ths tonnes of poultry in 9 months of 2020 which is 2.7 times higher than the last year’s growth during the same period of time. “5.9 ths tonnes of chicken was produced by “AgroPtitsa” in Artiom city. It allowed bringing back the cooled products to the market at an affordable cost,” the press service of the regional government explained. It was previously reported that OOO “AgroPtitsa” planned to invest 4 bln roubles in the modernization and expansion of the poultry plant. In the beginning of February of 2020, the company resumed the operation of the poultry plant at the manufacturing complex. Read more...

IN JANUARY-OCTOBER, MEAT PRODUCTION IN RUSSIA INCREASED BY 11.4%

  • 9 Dec 09:02

IN JANUARY-OCTOBER, MEAT PRODUCTION IN RUSSIA INCREASED BY 11.4% According to Rosstat, in January-October, 2020, the volume of production of fresh or chilled cattle meat, pork, lamb, goat meat, horsemeat and venison in Russia increased by 11.4% to 2.5 mln t, versus the same period of the last year. The statistics show that the production volume of poultry during the reporting period has decreased by 0.5% to 4 mln t. The production of convenience meat products increased by 8.4% to 3.3 mln t, sausage production grew by 3.4% to 2 mln t, and the canned meat production increased by 12.3% to 627 mln standard cans. During nine months of 2020, the production of processed and canned fish remained at the same level of 3.6 mln t, the. Read more...