World meat industry news

Cherkizovo Group increased product exports in 2023

  • 30 Jan 10:42

Cherkizovo Group increased product exports in 2023 Export volumes of the Cherkizovo Group, the largest domestic producer of meat products, exceeded 110 thousand tons based on the results of 2023. In monetary terms, export sales increased by 15%. The growth in foreign supplies is mainly due to the expansion of the presence of the company’s products in the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). Cherkizovo Group has summed up preliminary results of export operations for 2023. The company shipped more than 110 thousand tons of various types of products to foreign markets. The main part of exports, as in previous years, was chicken meat - more than 80 thousand tons. Cherkizovo's foreign supplies of. Read more...

Russian exports of dairy products show strong growth

  • 29 Jan 10:53

Russian exports of dairy products show strong growth In 2023, exports of dairy products from Russia increased by 18% compared to the previous year, reaching a record level over the past five years. This is a significant achievement for the Russian dairy industry, which has experienced significant difficulties in recent years. The growth in dairy exports is due to a number of factors, including: - Increasing demand for Russian dairy products on the world market. - Ruble devaluation, which made Russian dairy products more competitive in price. - Government measures to support the export of dairy products. Russian dry dairy products, such as skimmed milk powder and whey powder, are in greatest demand on the. Read more...

Growth in agricultural production in Russia

  • 29 Jan 10:52

Growth in agricultural production in Russia In 2023, Russia will experience an increase in the production of main types of agricultural products. According to Rosstat, in January-December 2023, the production of livestock and poultry for slaughter in live weight increased by 3.1%, meat - by 3.1%, milk - by 5.6%, eggs - by 1.8%. Increase in meat production Meat production in Russia increased by 3.1% compared to last year, to 13.29 million tons. The most noticeable growth is observed in the production of pork (6.5%) and cattle (6.9%). Increase in milk production During the reporting period, milk production increased to 20.05 million tons, which is 5.6% more than in 2022. This is due to an. Read more...

Ministry of Agriculture: production of animal feed in the Russian Federation meets domestic needs

  • 29 Jan 10:51

Ministry of Agriculture: production of animal feed in the Russian Federation meets domestic needs The volume of production of pet food in Russia provides the bulk of the country's domestic needs, and also makes it possible to export food to other countries. Journalists were informed about this by the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. “The production of pet food in our country remains at a high level. Over 11 months of 2023, more than 1.25 million tons of products were produced, which approximately corresponds to the same period in 2022. Such volumes not only cover the bulk of domestic needs, but also allow the export of animal feed to other countries,” the message says. As the ministry said, producer prices for raw. Read more...

Mandatory sale of foreign currency earnings by exporters may be extended

  • 25 Jan 11:03

Mandatory sale of foreign currency earnings by exporters may be extended The government supported the extension of the decree on the mandatory sale of foreign currency earnings by exporters until the end of this year. The main goal, according to First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov, is to stabilize the situation within the foreign exchange market. The measure will help cover the foreign currency shortage faced by importers. Previously, the mandatory sale of foreign currency earnings was introduced in December 2023. The temporary measure is valid until April 30, 2024 and applies to 43 largest exporters from the energy, metallurgy, chemical, forestry and agricultural sectors. Details and expert opinions are in the. Read more...

The Russian pork market grew by 3.4%

  • 25 Jan 11:01

The Russian pork market grew by 3.4% The total volume of the pork market in Russia in January-November 2023 amounted to 3.475 million tons in slaughter weight, which is 3.4% more than in January-November 2022.The indicator takes into account domestic production, imports and excludes exports. Over the 11 months of 2023, Russian agricultural organizations produced 3.718 million tons of pork in slaughter weight (3.07 million 070 thousand tons in live weight), which is 6.1% more than a year ago. The regions of the Central Federal District accounted for 57% of the all-Russian production of this type of meat. In this district, industrial pork production increased by 9.6% year-on-year. An increase in production was. Read more...

Food prices in Russia and their changes over the year, data for December 2023

  • 25 Jan 10:59

Food prices in Russia and their changes over the year, data for December 2023 Food prices in Russia in December 2023, compared to December 2022, generally show a significant increase. AB-Center analyzed the dynamics of retail prices for 123 goods, of which a decrease was observed in only 20 goods. Prices have strengthened for 103 items. At the same time, price increases for some items look extreme. Price strengthening of over 40% over the year is demonstrated by 6 goods, from 20 to 40% - by 6 goods, from 10 to 20% - by 14 goods. As for the decline in prices for goods, it is much less pronounced. Thus, price weakening of more than 10% is observed only for three items. In December 2023, the inflation rate in Russia was 7.42% (annualized for the. Read more...

Leaders of the Russian dairy industry increased milk yield to 11.5–13 tons per head of cattle per year

  • 23 Jan 10:00

Leaders of the Russian dairy industry increased milk yield to 11.5–13 tons per head of cattle per year Over the past 5 years, the milk productivity of cattle in Russia has increased by 38%. Alexey Voronin, director of the analytical department of the National Union of Milk Producers (Soyuzmoloko), spoke about this at the First Forum of Dairy Industry Leaders. Such a high increase in productivity is due to a low base, as well as systematic work to improve living conditions for animals, change diets and improve reproduction, he noted. “Currently, the national average productivity per head is 7.8 tons per year. In large farms it is much higher. At the top of the efficiency rating in terms of productivity is a company with a milk yield of 13 tons per head per year, and. Read more...

Russia sent the first batch of pork to India since 2020

  • 23 Jan 09:59

Russia sent the first batch of pork to India since 2020 In November 2023, India resumed purchasing pork from Russia after a rather long pause of three and a half years. According to the Indian Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation, in November the country imported 12.41 tons of pork from Russia worth $50 thousand - this is 15% of the total volume of imported pork supplied to India ($330 thousand in monetary terms) for the same month. India has not purchased Russian pork since May 2020. Then its share was 39% of the total supply volume - 25.67 tons ($90 thousand). The analytical service of the federal center "Agroexport" under the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation calculated that at the. Read more...

Halal products will be a trend in the export of agricultural products from the Russian Federation - trade representative in Singapore

  • 23 Jan 09:57

Halal products will be a trend in the export of agricultural products from the Russian Federation - trade representative in Singapore Halal products will be a trend in the export of Russian agricultural goods. This was stated by Russian Trade Representative in Singapore Mikhail Bondarenko during a speech at the “Russian-Singapore Forum: Export of Halal Products to Southeast Asian Markets.” “Of course, halal products will be a trend in the export of Russian agricultural products. And the countries of Southeast Asia (Southeast Asia - TASS note) are a serious player in this market,” Bondarenko said. “Russia, as a global player in the agricultural products market, ranking fifth among exporters of halal products in the world, certainly must develop this area, especially since. Read more...