World meat industry news

MOSCOW STARTUP TO LAUNCH VEGAN HAM, COLD CUTS TO TACKLE RUSSIA’S MEAT-HEAVY DIET

  • 20 Jan 10:41

MOSCOW STARTUP TO LAUNCH VEGAN HAM, COLD CUTS TO TACKLE RUSSIA’S MEAT-HEAVY DIET Russian plant-based meat startupGreenwiseplans to expand its product line this year with vegan cold cuts, ham, and meatballs. The company, founded by Arten Ponomarev, Julia Marsel, and George Zheleznyi, aims to reduce Russia’s meat consumption by offering people plant-based alternatives to their favorite meat products. Named one of five most promising startups byForbesmagazine, Greenwise creates its products using green technologies to produce plant-based meats that resemble the fibrous texture of animal-based meat using ingredients such as soy and wheat. “We derived a unique high-fiber product that mimics meat. We’re the only ones to produce. Read more...

Russia-Azerbaijan Trade Turnover Hits $3bn

  • 20 Jan 10:38

Russia-Azerbaijan Trade Turnover Hits $3bn The trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Russia increased by 18.5 percent in 2019 year-on-year to reach $3.022 billion, the State Customs Committeetoldlocal media. The country now accounts for 50 percent of Russia’s trade with the South Caucasus region, the customs agency said. According to data provided by theState Customs Committee, the share of trade operations with Russia accounted for 9.07% of Azerbaijan’s total foreign trade turnover in 2019. During the reporting period, the volume of export of Azerbaijani products to Russia amounted to $731.8 million (a 9.9% increase), while Russia exported products worth $2.29 billion to Azerbaijan. This is. Read more...

Agrofirm "Sogratl" opened a feedlot for 1.5 thousand sheep

  • 17 Jan 10:27

Agrofirm "Sogratl" opened a feedlot for 1.5 thousand sheep The opening of a feedlot for 1.5 thousand heads of small cattle in the Gunibsky district of Dagestan was announced at the end of December. A new sheep-breeding facility with an area of ​​2000 square meters was created on the production base of the agricultural cooperative Agrofirm Sogratl. The project developers believe that it will increase the profitability of mutton production by 40%. Sheep will be fattened for 4-4.5 months - until the moment when the animal gains 20 kilograms of slaughter weight. The cost of production will decrease due to a reduction in the cost of keeping livestock on free range. In addition, the new site will remove. Read more...

Putin told about agricultural support in the Russian Federation

  • 17 Jan 10:27

Putin told about agricultural support in the Russian Federation State support for agriculture in Russia will continue. This was stated by Russian leader Vladimir Putin during a large press conference. One of the journalists asked what tools can be called priority in support of updating the agricultural machinery park for peasants. “In my opinion, it is necessary to use leasing more actively. This is a fairly flexible tool that allows our farmers to work in their own market and promote their products abroad,”said Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader noted that there are incentives and tools to protect the interests of Russian manufacturers in the market, especially when purchasing under state programs. Vladimir. Read more...

Kazakhstan allowed the supply of pig products from 19 regions of Russia

  • 16 Jan 08:46

Kazakhstan allowed the supply of pig products from 19 regions of Russia On December 18, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Gulmira Isaeva announced the lifting of restrictions on the import of live pigs and pork from 19 regions of Russia. The lifting of the ban is confirmed by a letter from the Committee for Veterinary Control and Supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan sent to the Rosselkhoznadzor. Restrictions on the supply of pig products from the Russian Federation to the domestic market of Kazakhstan were introduced due to the unfavorable epizootic situation of African swine fever in 19 constituent entities of the Russian Federation and were lifted due to the absence of ASF outbreaks. Read more...

Ministry of Agriculture: poultry production in 2019 will exceed 5 million tons

  • 16 Jan 08:46

Ministry of Agriculture: poultry production in 2019 will exceed 5 million tons Preliminary results of 2019 indicate that poultry meat production in Russia will grow by 1.3%: from 4.98 million tons in 2018 to 5.045 million tons, the Finmarket agency reports with reference to the forecast of the Center for Agricultural Analytics of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. In a similar forecast based on the results of pig production, it was noted that pork production in slaughter weight will grow by 2.9% year on year - up to 3.85 million tons. Exports of pork and poultry meat remained stable. According to the Federal Customs Service (FCS), for the period from January 1, 2019 to December 8, 2019, Russia exported 43.5 thousand tons of pork. Read more...

Belarus bans pig products import from two Russian regions

  • 15 Jan 01:04

Belarus bans  pig products import from two Russian regions According to SoyaNews agency with reference to Interfax, the Department of Veterinary and Food Supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Belarus has banned the import of live pigs, pork, including wild boar meat, and other pig products from Adygea and the Stavropol Territory since December 20. Limitations are associated with the unfavorable epizootic situation of African swine fever in these regions of the Russian Federation. All permits for the export of pig-breeding products to the Republic of Belarus, previously issued to the farms of Adygea and the Stavropol. Read more...

Kursk meat processing plant to supply pork to Vietnam

  • 15 Jan 01:03

Kursk meat processing plant to supply pork to Vietnam The flagship meat processing enterprise of the AgroPromkomplektatsiya group of companies - Kursk Meat Processing Plant LLC - has received permission to export pork to Vietnam, the press center of the holding reports. Deliveries will begin in January 2020. After the New Year holidays, certified pork producers, including the Kursk meat processing plant, will begin to export meat to the Vietnamese market. Previously, Russian pig farms exported only offal to Vietnam. The situation has changed after African swine fever. Now there is a shortage of animal protein in Vietnam - this circumstance has accelerated negotiations with Russian exporters. The Rosselkhoznadzor. Read more...

Stavropol Territory exports 40% of in Russian poultry export

  • 14 Jan 11:08

Stavropol Territory exports 40% of in Russian poultry export The government of the Stavropol Territory considers poultry farming as a driver of growth in agricultural exports, according to the Stavropol Territory. Denis Polyubin, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Stavropol Territory, specified short-term plans for the development of deliveries of agricultural products. He recalled that in accordance with presidential decree No. 204, the regional government has to solve a priority task: to quadruple the volume of exports - up to more than $ 1 billion in cost equivalent. Now the share of the Stavropol Territory in the Russian export of poultry meat is 40%. Poultry products of Stavropol agricultural companies are supplied to. Read more...

Belarus increases meat supplies to China

  • 14 Jan 11:07

Belarus increases meat supplies to China The beginning of the year for meat producers in Belarus was very successful. The Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Belarus, together with the main customs department of China, compiled a register of manufacturers who can sell their products in China. This was reported on the official website of the main customs department of the PRC. The register includes 11 meat processing plants, 5 chicken producers. Last year, the turnover of goods between Belarus and China increased by 40% and reached $ 3.7 billion. At the same time, the flow of goods from Belarus to the Chinese market increased 1.7 times and amounted to $ 570 million. Over the past year, 3.5 thousand tons of. Read more...