World meat industry news

Norway to invest in a pig farm in the Urals

  • 17 Jun 10:24

Norway to invest in a pig farm in the Urals Acting Governor of the Kurgan Region, Vadim Shumkov, held preliminary talks with the leadership of the Norwegian group of companies RBPI on the possibility of creating a livestock breeding complex in the region. The meeting took place at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. According to Mr. Shumkov, the prospects are still difficult to assess, but in the Kurgan region there are labor and land resources necessary for quality cooperation. “The most important thing is that this company is interested and that we are interested too. This gives the potential for the Kurgan region - several hundred high-paying jobs with a specificity that we understand -. Read more...

Feed prices gained record

  • 17 Jun 10:23

Feed prices gained record The average producer price of compound feed in Russia increased by 24% over the last year and in April was at the level of 17.8 thousand rubles / ton, reports Rosstat. For the first four months of the 2019th feed price went up by 8%. The most significant change was observed in the Central Federal District, where mixed feed price increased by 26.5% to 18 thousand rubles / ton, in the Volga region the growth was 25%, in the Urals - 24.5%. In particular, poultry feed prices in April rose by another 0.7% and reached a record level of 19.2 thousand rubles / ton. Compared with April 2018, growth is estimated at 22%. The average price of feed for pigs in annual terms increased by. Read more...

Miratorg to launch lamb production in Tula region in October

  • 14 Jun 10:00

Miratorg to launch lamb production in Tula region in October In October, Miratorg will launch the first industrial production site for lamb meat in the Tula Region. “Now the installation of metal structures for the first farm has begun. The planned launch date of the first sheep-breeding site is October 2019, ”said Alexey Dyumin, head of the region, to TASS at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. The launch of the second sheep farm is scheduled for 2020. The total cost of the two complexes will be 6 billion rubles, Dyumin specified. The investment agreement between the Tula region and Miratorg was concluded in October 2018. Then it was reported that two closed-type sheep-breeding complexes would be. Read more...

Vladimir Putin: Russia and China can create an agricultural holding for 10 billion rubles

  • 14 Jun 09:59

Vladimir Putin: Russia and China can create an agricultural holding for 10 billion rubles Following the talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned, that Russia and China can create an agro-holding for 10 billion rubles, The DairyNews writes, citing Interfax information. "Good prospects are opening up in the field of agro-industrial production. The possibility of creating a Russian-Chinese agricultural holding in Primorsky Krai with a volume of investment of 10 billion rubles is. Read more...

Meat products are not included in the top 5 most popular products in May

  • 13 Jun 10:42

Meat products are not included in the top 5 most popular products in May In the ranking of the most sought-after products - new leaders. In May of 2019, dairy products, soft drinks, bread, drugs and perfumes with cosmetics were in the top 5, although a year ago tobacco and alcohol were among the leaders. The changes are also related to the restrictive measures of the state, which raised the prices for these products, experts say. Retailers confirmed: vodka and tobacco are not among the most popular products among buyers. In addition, according to Taxcom, in May 2019, the top 10 included household goods, beer, confectionery, meat products and sausages,. Read more...

Labeling products on the system "Traffic Light" is clear to most buyers

  • 13 Jun 10:41

Labeling products on the system "Traffic Light" is clear to most buyers The All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) presents research data on the issue of product labeling (according to the “traffic light” system for green, yellow and red: products with low, medium and high sugar, salt, saturated fat). Consumer behavior in food choices Two thirds of shoppers (67%) are inclined to believe that at present there is enough information on the product labels (composition, nutritional value, content of certain components). However, the majority of survey participants (69%) believe that this information is often not sufficiently visible and easy to read. Half of consumers (50%), according to whom there is not enough. Read more...

An interregional exhibition of breeding sheep and goats took place in Ulan-Ude.

  • 11 Jun 09:22

An interregional exhibition of breeding sheep and goats took place in Ulan-Ude. An exhibition of breeding sheep and goats took place on June 5-6 at the Republican Exhibition Complex of Ulan-Ude. In 2019 the event, which was held in the republic for the third time, acquired interregional status. More than 200 species of farm animals raised in Altai, Buryatia, Trans-Baikal Territory, the Republics of Tyva and Khakassia were presented to visitors and participants. According to the Republican Ministry of Agriculture, the exhibition was attended by more than 30 livestock companies - including six breeding farms. They showed visitors and participants 14 breeds of small cattle. The winner of the exhibition was the breeding plant "Druzhba". Read more...

Orenburg region to exports 2,000 head of cattle to Uzbekistan

  • 11 Jun 09:21

Orenburg region to exports 2,000 head of cattle to Uzbekistan Representatives of the cattle-breeding company Vodiy Tomorka Hizmat are in talks with exporters of the Orenburg region, the regional ministry of culture and foreign relations. The purpose of the business mission is to discuss the volumes and conditions of supplies of live cattle from the Orenburg region to the Republic of Uzbekistan. The export of cattle, sheep and goats to Uzbekistan is included in the national project “International Cooperation and Export”. The plans of the Orenburg region include the export of 2000 heads of cattle and small cattle, which must be implemented before the end of 2019. The head of Vodiy Tomorka Khizmat, Rustam Malikov, and. Read more...

China is looking to Russia for breeding pigs

  • 10 Jun 09:13

China is looking to Russia for breeding pigs China is looking to start rebuilding its pig herd and is searching for breeding stock available in different countries, including Russia. "Our information is China is already considering importing breeding stock from Russia. Genesus has 6,000 High Health sows in Nucleus in Russia today that are part of Genesus Global Nucleus. Genesus for the past few years has been the number one exporter of breeding stock to China. The Chinese like the productivity, robustness, and ease of management of Genesus pigs. If an agreement is made with Russia Genesus is well placed. The volume of breeding stock that will be required to restock farms in China is unbelievable",. Read more...

China to consider new proposals of Russia for pork, beef and venison export

  • 10 Jun 09:12

China to consider new proposals of Russia for pork, beef and venison export Dmitry Patrushev held a working meeting with China's Minister of Agriculture Han Chanfu, which was attended by the leadership of the Rosselkhoznadzor, the Russian-Chinese Regional Development Investment Fund and representatives of the largest China agricultural companies. The parties discussed current issues of import and export of agricultural products, development projects of border regions and the activities of the Russian-Chinese Sub-Commission on Agriculture. Recently, trade turnover between Russia and China has increased sharply, the Russian minister said. Last year, the volume of production of agro-industrial imports and exports grew by 25%, in value terms - almost. Read more...