World meat industry news

The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia reviewed last year's performance and outlined further plans

  • 21 Jun 10:18

The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia reviewed last year's performance and outlined further plans On June 16, the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia held a final meeting to discuss last year’s performance and further strategic plans. Deputy Prime Minister Viktoria Abramchenko, the Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev, representatives of the Federation Council and the State Duma, and other government and relevant organisations representatives attended the event. Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin welcomed the meeting participants. He noted that the Russian agricultural sector had performed well even during the pandemic. Viktoria Abramchenko expressed her gratitude to the farmers for the last year's results. According to Deputy Prime Minister,. Read more...

Brazil wants to export more to Russia

  • 18 Jun 10:43

Brazil wants to export more to Russia Brazilian President Bolsonaro has asked Russian President Putin to approve more Brazilian processors for meat exports to the Russian market. Many facilities already have their accreditations, but have been faced with restrictions since 2017. This was one of the main points of discussion in a direct telephone call between the heads of state last week. Another topic of conversation was the commercialisation and production of Sputnik, the Russian vaccine against Covid-19. According to the Brazilian Special Secretariat for Social Communication, “…president Bolsonaro emphasized the need for more Brazilian processors to be cleared for export to that. Read more...

Russian egg industry in a state of crisis

  • 18 Jun 10:42

Russian egg industry in a state of crisis A sharp drop in wholesale prices on the Russian egg market has driven most companies below the profitability edge, the Russian union of poultry producers Rosptitsesoyuz said in a statement submitted to the government on 26 May. Since early May, the wholesale prices dropped on average by 19.5% on the top quality eggs, and by 10.9% on the second-grade eggs, the Russian newspaperVedomostireported, citing the Russian Agricultural Ministry. The downward rally hit most producers, who have to bear substantial losses, Rosptitsesoyuz warned. Galina Bobyleva, general director of Rosptitsesoyuz, estimated that retailers purchase eggs for 26 to 46 Roubles (US$0.36 - US$0.63). Read more...

VGNKI SPECIALIST PARTICIPATED IN SESSION “SOUND PORK INDUSTRY”

  • 17 Jun 15:06

VGNKI SPECIALIST PARTICIPATED IN SESSION “SOUND PORK INDUSTRY” On May 18, senior scientific practitioner of the Russian State Center for Animal Feed and Drug Standardization and Quality (FGBU “VGNKI”) Dr. Dmitriy Makarov participated in the Session “Sound Pork Industry” organized on the sidelines of AGROS-2021 Exhibition. The specialist presented a report on chemical contaminants in pork products and commented on hazardous outcomes of xenobiotic presence in food products, including intoxication cases, and on financial losses by producers. Dr. Makarov highlighted basic routes that undesired substances usually take into products and listed prevention methods. Besides, he paid special attention to maximum. Read more...

Russia's agricultural exports could top $30 BILLION this year

  • 17 Jun 15:05

Russia's agricultural exports could top $30 BILLION this year The impressive growth of Russia's agricultural supplies to the global market will continue and could reach $30 billion by the end of 2021, Deputy Prime Minister Viktoria Abramchenko told TASS. Abramchenko said that the major task is to fully provide the domestic market with food, and only then to strive for export markets. She added that Russia can expand the geography of supplies, mainly to the Asian market, and ensure the promotion of domestic brands on the world market. "Those directions of development of the agro-industrial sector, which we discussed in terms of the country's development strategy until 2030, will allow at least 950 billion rubles (over. Read more...

Russia is not the only country facing a global rise in food prices – Maxim Reshetnikov

  • 16 Jun 10:51

Russia is not the only country facing a global rise in food prices – Maxim Reshetnikov Russia is not the only country that is facing a global rise in food prices. This was stated by Minister of Economic Development of Russia Maxim Reshetnikov in an interview with The Financial Times, writes The DairyNews with reference to the press service of the Minister of Economic Development. According to him, many countries have faced this and different countries will respond to it in different ways. ‘We have developed this mechanism of long-term dampers for ourselves, and in principle we see that it works,’ said Maxim Reshetnikov. According to him, another point is that all this requires coordination, including within the framework of the Eurasian. Read more...

Oleg Mironenko: Before entering the foreign market of organic products, we need to master our own

  • 16 Jun 10:50

Oleg Mironenko: Before entering the foreign market of organic products, we need to master our own At the First International Conference on digitalization of agriculture and organic production, Oleg Mironenko, Executive Director of the National Organic Union of the Russian Federation, said that now organic producers need to develop organic agriculture primarily for the domestic market, where they need to win the trust of customers, and only then go to export sales, writes The DairyNews. In his speech, the speaker spoke about the state of foreign and domestic markets for organic products and the prospects for the development of the organic industry in Russia. According to the manager, the global organic agribusiness has been developing quite actively over the past. Read more...

Norway Sharply Increases Food Exports from Russia

  • 15 Jun 11:24

Norway Sharply Increases Food Exports from Russia During the last five months, Norway increased food exports from Russia by 60% in annual terms to $153 million, according to the Agroexport center in the Russian Ministry of Agriculture. Supplies in physical terms increased by 73% to 155 thousand tons, Russian media reported. Norway also became the second-largest buyer of Russian rapeseed oil after China. Imports of this type of oil in January-May amounted to 62 thousand tons (+ 74% in annual terms) by $59 million (an increase of 1.9 times). Imports of Russian meal and cake increased 2.2 times to 34 thousand tons by $23 million. Norway was also included in the list of top importers of Russian fish products. In. Read more...

Lukashenko to visit Orsha Meat-Packing Plant

  • 15 Jun 11:23

Lukashenko to visit Orsha Meat-Packing Plant Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko continues his working trip to Vitebsk Oblast. On 15 June the head of state will visit Orsha Meat-Packing Plant, BelTA has learned. The president will be informed about the operation of the enterprise, its financial and economic standing and development prospects. Aleksandr Lukashenko will also inspect the progress in the construction of a worship for the slaughtering and processing of swine and cattle. The head of state visited Orsha Meat-Packing Plant in August 2018. Back then he inspected the organization of work and toured the production premises. Having toured a number of workshops, the head of state criticized the economic. Read more...

Russian and Swiss Customs Sign Cooperation Memorandum

  • 15 Jun 10:58

Russian and Swiss Customs Sign Cooperation Memorandum On June 9, Vladimir Bulavin, Head of the Federal Customs Service of Russia, and Christian Bock, General Director of the Swiss Federal Customs Administration, held a working meeting in Moscow. The Swiss delegation is visiting the Russian Federation from June 7 to 11. During the meeting, the parties discussed pressing issues of bilateral cooperation in customs policy and its prospects for further development. They also confirmed their readiness for cooperation to ensure an efficient customs control of the Russian-Swiss trade, including the enhancement of its security and legality as well as the creation of favorable conditions for participants in foreign economic. Read more...