World meat industry news

GLobal pork production to reach 114.6 million tons in 2019

  • 24 Oct 09:14

GLobal pork production to reach 114.6 million tons in 2019 Global pork production is expected to increase by 1% in 2019, reaching 114.6 million tons based on the continued expansion in China and in the United States, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) latest forecast shows. USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service's report "Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade" forecasts that the pork production at a global level is almost in line with population growth. China is expected to witness a larger growth in pork production due to a larger sow herd and improvements in productivity boost in pig supply. On the other hand, USDA warns about the impact on prices and movement that the African. Read more...

MHP's poultry sales boosted by exports

  • 23 Oct 09:24

MHP's poultry sales boosted by exports MHP's poultry production increased by 10% in the third quarter of this year compared to year-earlier levels, reaching 150,650 tonnes, while in the first nine months of this year, the volumes increased by 8% to 458,540 tonnes. The growth in total production was based on an increase in the production of heavier chicken and decreased share of thinning as well as due to the launch of new rearing sites. During 9M 2018 third parties sales amounted to 449,215 tonnes of poultry, which is 7% higherthan in 9M 2017, driven by growth in exports and following the strategy of poultry meat stockdecrease starting from Q3 2018. During the third quarter of 2018 the volume. Read more...

Miratorg increased its pork production in the Kursk region

  • 22 Oct 09:45

Miratorg increased its pork production in the Kursk region Russian meat producer Miratorg has reported an increase in pork production at its pig farms in the Kursk region to 85 thousand tons in live weight between January and September this year. The company's pork production increased by 6% compared to the first nine months of the previous year. Miratorg is implementing the largest inter-regional project to increase pork production in the regions Belgorod, Kursk and Bryansk. In the district of Pristensky of the Kursk region is situated the second-largest pig breeding capacities of Miratorg. Miratorg owns 8 pig-breeding complexes in this region. The company announced that the number of pigs within this units. Read more...

Ukraine's poultry exports increased by 15% in January-September

  • 19 Oct 10:06

Ukraine's poultry exports increased by 15% in January-September Ukraine has reported an increase of 15% in its exports of poultry meat between January and September 2018 compared to year-earlier levels, reaching 243.7 thousand tons, UNN reports. In terms of value, the exports stood at $381.1 million in the mentioned period. Ukraine's main importer of poultry meat is the Netherlands, shipments to this country reaching 89.7$ million in the first nine months of the year. Slovakia and Iraq were the second and third largest importers of Ukrainian poultry meat, with export values to these countries reaching $47.5 million and $32.4 million, respectively, in the first nine months of 2018. Meantime, Ukraine's imports of poultry. Read more...

Мiratorg to invest $57.8 million in its pig farms in Bryansk

  • 18 Oct 09:13

Мiratorg to invest $57.8 million in its pig farms in Bryansk Russian-based Miratorg is investing 3.8 billion rubles ($57.8 million) in its pig farms in Bryansk region in order to double its production capacity. The company announced that the current capacity of the facilities is 6.8 thousand sows. The capacity of Miratorg's pig division will double to 1 million tons of pork in live weight per year. The new vertically integrated project includes grain companies, feed mills, automated pig breeding complexes and Europe’s largest meat packing house located in Kursk region. The new pig farms in Suzemka and Sevsk districts of Bryansk region come as an important part of the project to ensure the supply of. Read more...

Rabobank: Global poultry trade requires fresh market strategies

  • 17 Oct 09:37

Rabobank: Global poultry trade requires fresh market strategies Slower growth and greater volatility in the global poultry trade requires new market strategies, according to a report released by Rabobank this week. The study says that since 2011, global poultry markets have moved to a new reality of slower growth and higher volatility. Global poultry growth has fallen to only 1-2% per year and the share of trade in global markets had fallen from 11.5% to 10.9% - the first fall in many decades, reflecting the new reality of global markets. The study says that global trade has increasingly been challenged by ongoing avian influenza outbreaks, rising protectionism, changing standards in import markets as well as local supply. Read more...

Anthrax Outbreak Reported in Odessa

  • 16 Oct 09:26

Anthrax Outbreak Reported in Odessa Dr Andrii Zhuk, First Deputy Head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Production, has reported an outbreak of Anthrax in Odessa. The outbreak initially started on 29 September and was confirmed on 3 October after abacteriological examination was carried out at theOdessa Regional State Laboratory of State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, after which an immediate notification was sent to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on 5 October. One head of cattle was found infected by the bacillus anthracis strain and was killed and disposed of. The OIE reports that several measures have been applied to prevent. Read more...

Rabobank: Global poultry trade requires fresh market strategies

  • 15 Oct 10:45

Rabobank: Global poultry trade requires fresh market strategies Slower growth and greater volatility in the global poultry trade requires new market strategies, according to a report released by Rabobank this week. The study says that since 2011, global poultry markets have moved to a new reality of slower growth and higher volatility. Global poultry growth has fallen to only 1-2% per year and the share of trade in global markets had fallen from 11.5% to 10.9% - the first fall in many decades, reflecting the new reality of global markets. Global market growth is moving towards emerging markets – 90% of global growth is here and 65% of growth is in Asia. Photo: Shutterstock The study says that global trade. Read more...

Russia is betting on its aquaculture potential

  • 12 Oct 08:41

Russia is betting on its aquaculture potential By 2030, the production should reach 700,000 tonnes, according to the deputy head of Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries. Aquaculture may be a new industry developed in Russia but is starting to have a significant impact on the country's food security strategy. During a presentation held last month in Sankt Petersburg, Vasily Sokolov, the deputy head of Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries, mentioned that the target set for 2030 is of 700,000 tonnes of aquacultural products, informsSeafood Sourcemagazine. The ban on fish and seafood applied since 2014 helped the Russian aquaculture to develop at a faster pace even if the internal market is still. Read more...

Cherkizovo Group announces operating results for the September and the third quarter of 2018

  • 11 Oct 09:16

Cherkizovo Group announces operating results for the September and the third quarter of 2018 Moscow, Russia – October 10, 2018– Cherkizovo Group (MOEX: GCHE), the largest vertically integrated meat producer in Russia, today announces operating results for the September and the third quarter of 2018. Third quarter 2018 highlights: Chicken: Sales volume of 131.3 thousand tonnes remained on par with 3Q17 and the previous quarter and was positively affected by 7 thousand tonnes destocking in August. Average sales price increase of 12% y-o-y and 6% q-o-q was driven by Petelinka and Chicken Kingdom branded products, as we move up the value chain towards a higher share of branded value-added products, with a larger proportion of deboned,. Read more...