World meat industry news

Russia launches new subsidy for livestock breeders

  • 10 Jan 11:36

Russia launches new subsidy for livestock breeders From January 1, 2023, a new type of support for livestock breeders began to operate in Russia - reimbursement of part of the costs of raising cattle (cattle) and subsequent production. It is planned to allocate 600 million rubles for these purposes in 2023. “It will be possible to recover part of the cost of producing cattle up to 24 months old for slaughter. We are talking about products that will go for processing - our own or specialized organizations, ”the Ministry of Agriculture specified earlier. The subsidy will be provided at a rate per 1 kg of live weight. The funds will be distributed by the authorities of the regions, according to. Read more...

Pork production will continue to grow this year

  • 9 Jan 10:55

Pork production will continue to grow this year In the coming year, the National Union of Pig Breeders (NSS) expects an increase in pork production by at least 5%. This will guarantee stagnation, and, possibly, a further decline in prices for this type of meat, said Yury Kovalev, General Director of the NSS. “But we really hope that the price environment for grains and meals that developed last year will continue in 2023,” he adds. According to Kovalev, last year the main event for pig production was the decline in grain prices in the second half of the year — due to the huge harvest, reduced exports and a stable ruble, it fell by a third compared to the first half of 2022. “This stopped the growth. Read more...

In 2022, consumers saved money on food

  • 9 Jan 10:55

In 2022, consumers saved money on food In 2022, consumers began to save more by combining different consumer models: switching to private label brands (PL) or cheaper brands/products, shopping at hard discounters, and looking for better deals ( shares and promotions) both offline and online, said Dmitry Vostrikov, executive director of the Rusprodsoyuz association. Visits to more retail outlets for the purchase of necessary goods at minimal prices are also noted. “The strengthening of the economy is primarily due to high inflation, especially characteristic of the first half of the year, accompanied by a decrease in real incomes of the population,” he says. “According to analysts, the. Read more...

Trade turnover of agricultural products between Russia and China increased by 36% in January-November

  • 9 Jan 10:53

Trade turnover of agricultural products between Russia and China increased by 36% in January-November "Mutual trade in agro-industrial products is increasing. In January-November, trade increased by 36%, reaching $6 billion," Russian President Vladimir Putin said during talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping via video link.As reported, in 2021, trade between Russia and China in the agricultural sector exceeded $5 billion. The Agroexport Center estimates the potential for supplies of Russian agricultural products to China at $6-10 billion a year. In 2021, exports amounted to $3.6 billion against $4.1 billion a year earlier, for seven months of this year - $2.3 billion against $2.1 billion for the same period last year. The most demanded product in the. Read more...

New rules for the use of antibiotics in Russian livestock will come into force in 2025

  • 9 Jan 10:51

New rules for the use of antibiotics in Russian livestock will come into force in 2025 Amendments to the laws “On Veterinary Medicine” and “On the Circulation of Medicines” and provide for tougher rules for the use of antibiotics in animal husbandry will come into force on March 1, 2025. Such a law (No. 636-FZ) was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin. It was previously planned that the new order will come into force on March 1, 2023. Recall that the law on the introduction of such restrictions was adopted in 2021. The document provides for a ban on the addition of antimicrobial drugs to animal feed without a prescription or a special requirement. The Ministry of Agriculture has approved a list of veterinary drugs that cannot. Read more...

Meat production in Russia in 2022 is expected to reach a record level of 11.7 million tons

  • 30 Dec 10:28

Meat production in Russia in 2022 is expected to reach a record level of 11.7 million tons The production of meat of all kinds in the Russian Federation this year is expected to reach 11.7 million tons in carcass weight, which will be a historical record. At the same time, meat imports will be minimal, and exports will reach a maximum, according to the National Meat Association (NMA). According to Interfax, the head of the NMA, Sergei Yushin, including the production of pigs will increase to 4.5 million tons, poultry - up to 5.3 million tons in carcass weight. This is also the highest volume in history. "Moreover, the poultry industry has reached a record for the production of turkey - almost 420 thousand tons. The Russian Federation is confidently one of. Read more...

Eggs and cottage cheese are leading in price growth among livestock products in Russia

  • 30 Dec 10:27

Eggs and cottage cheese are leading in price growth among livestock products in Russia For the week from December 20 to December 26 of this year, the average prices for chicken eggs in Russia increased by 0.8%, cottage cheese - by 0.6%, follows from the materials of Rosstat. Thus, eggs and cottage cheese became the leaders of the rise in prices among livestock products. Despite this, compared to the indicators at the beginning of the year, eggs remain cheaper by 6.6%. Cottage cheese to the level of January 2022 became more expensive by 11.41%. Also, over the past week, prices for beef rose by 0.3% (by 16.03% by the beginning of the year), chicken meat (by 2.64% by the beginning of the year), sausages and sausages (by 8.77% by the beginning of the year). %),. Read more...

Poultry farm in Ingushetia plans to double production

  • 30 Dec 10:26

Poultry farm in Ingushetia plans to double production The Yuzhny poultry complex in Ingushetia plans to double the production of turkey meat. This was announced during a live broadcast by the head of the republic, Mahmud-Ali Kalimatov. “We built and put it into operation in 1.5 years. Now the second stage, there will already be more than 10 thousand {tons} of turkey, now 5 thousand {tons},” Kalimatov said. As RBC Kavkaz reported, in the rural settlement of Yuzhny, Malgobek district of Ingushetia, an investment project is being implemented to create a vertically integrated poultry complex for the industrial production and processing of turkey meat The initiator of the project and the general director of. Read more...

Agricultural production in Russia in January-November increased by 4.7%

  • 29 Dec 10:32

Agricultural production in Russia in January-November increased by 4.7% The volume of agricultural production in Russia in January - November 2022, according to preliminary estimates, increased by 4.7% compared to the same period in 2021 and amounted to 8 trillion 14.5 million rubles, according to the materials of Rosstat. "The volume of agricultural production of all agricultural producers (agricultural organizations, peasant (farm) households, households) in November 2022 in current prices, according to preliminary estimates, amounted to 814.2 billion rubles, in January - November 2022 - 8 trillion 14, 5 million rubles," the ministry said. According to Rosstat, at the end of November 2022, the number of cattle in the farms. Read more...

Russia has increased the export of lamb by five times

  • 29 Dec 10:30

Russia has increased the export of lamb by five times From the beginning of this year to December 23, Russia exported 913 tons of lamb, which is five times more than in 2021, the Rosselkhoznadzor reported. The department added that foreign supplies of poultry meat increased by 24%. Russian producers sent 336.6 thousand tons of poultry meat to foreign markets. The supply of pork increased by 18%, 145.9 thousand tons of this meat was sent to foreign markets. Beef supplies increased by 9% (up to 33.5 thousand tons). The volume of exports of finished meat products increased by 4% (up to 76.4 thousand tons). In general, the export of meat products, as of December 23, increased by 13% compared to 2021. Representatives of. Read more...