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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Russian Ban Will Not Derail Bullish Margin Outlook, Reports Rabobank
GLOBAL - The Russian ban will not derail the bullish outlook for poultry meat prices according to Rabobank’s Poultry Quarterly Q3 report. Strong fundamentals will promote further margin improvements in almost all regions of the world. ...
Friday, September 12, 2014
McDonald's Reports Global Comparable Sales for August
GLOBAL - McDonald's Corporation today announced that global comparable sales decreased 3.7 per cent in August....
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Summit to Celebrate for Major UK Egg Supplier
AFRICA - A nine-strong team put together by the major UK egg supplier LJ Fairburn arrived in triumph at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro after a gruelling seven day trek to the top of Africa’s highest mountain....
FAO Food Price Index Drops to Four-year Low
GLOBAL - FAO's monthly food price index registered another drop in August, continuing a 5-month downward run and reaching its lowest level since September 2010....
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
How Can Companies Improve Animal Welfare?
ANALYSIS - Major meat and food processing companies around the world are starting to take a lead in animal welfare issues....
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Progress on Buyback Programme Nutreco Shares
GLOBAL - Further to the share buyback programme announced on 24 July 2014, Nutreco announces that during the period from 1 September 2014 up to and including 5 September 2014, Nutreco purchased 203,853 of its ordinary shares at an average price of €...
Monday, September 08, 2014
What Are Climate Change's Implications for Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - The effects of climate change on crop and food production, which are already evident in several regions of the world, show that negative impacts are more common than positive ones....
Friday, September 05, 2014
Unilever to End Culling of Day Old Chicks in Egg Supply Chain
ANALYSIS - Global food processing giant Unilever has joined the growing list of major companies to put forward proposals to improve animal welfare in the food supply chain....
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Weekly Overview: Markets Demand Better Poultry Welfare
GLOBAL - Consumer pressure to improve animal welfare is maintaining a steady momentum, as indicated by the results of a new survey in the US, while the country's cage egg producers are fighting against the tide by publicly correcting untrue arguments...
West African Ebola Outbreak Sends Food Prices Skyrocketing
WEST AFRICA - Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, while labor shortages are putting the upcoming harvest season at serious risk,...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Weekly Overview: Focus on the BRICS
GLOBAL - The BRIC countries - a group of markets that comprises Brazil, Russia, India and China - have figured highly in the news in the last week or so. Following its ban on food imports from some countries, Russia has been meeting with potential new...
Economist: India is Shining Star in BRIC
ANALYSIS - India is now a bright spot in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) emerging markets, reports Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior editor, from the Farm Progress Show held near Boone, Iowa, USA....
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
South America Steps in to Meet Russian Needs
ANALYSIS - The trade war with between Russia and the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine was stepped up this week....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Russia Eyes New Food Importers to Sustain Supplies
ANALYSIS - The Russian ban on meat and food products is starting to bite and could have a dramatic effect on the global food market, writes Chris Harris....
Friday, August 15, 2014
Weekly Overview: Concerns Mount over Russian Block on Imports
ANALYSIS - Concerns have been raised around the world to the Russian block on imports from the USA, Canada, EU, Australia and Norway with a bitter reaction from both governments and the farming communities....
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Animal Feed Additives Market to Reach US$20 Billion by 2020
GLOBAL - The global animal feed additive market, valued at $14.9 billion in 2013, is estimated to reach $20 billion by 2020....
Monday, August 11, 2014
OIE Discusses Disease Eradication for the Americas
GLOBAL - Disease eradication in the Americas and other issues were addressed by the Director of Animal Health in Panama. ...
Friday, August 08, 2014
Strong Sales Growth Prompts AB Vista, Aunir to Expand
ASIA - Responding to strong feed enzyme sales growth and increased demand for Near-Infrared Reflectance...
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Poultry Trade May Be Hit by Political Situation in Ukraine
US & RUSSIA - US poultry industry bodies have expressed concern that exports to Russia may be halted following an announcement by the Russian President that restrictions are to be placed on imports of agricultural products from some countries....
Weekly Overview: Political Situation in Ukraine Impacts Global Poultry Trade
GLOBAL - The tense political situation in Ukraine has now led to Russia banning imports of food products, including poultry, from a number of countries, a move that seems likely to impact the Russian people at least as much as its trading partners. Food...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Pressure on Canada to Open Poultry Markets for Trade Talks with US
GLOBAL - A powerful group of US members of Congress says the White House should cut Canada out of a major global trade deal unless it opens up its protected dairy and poultry markets....
Monday, August 04, 2014
Japan Likely to Lift Ban on Indonesian Chicken Products
INDONESIA & JAPAN - Japan may consider lifting its import ban on Indonesian poultry and its related products this year, an Agriculture Ministry official has said....
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Joint Effort to Combat World Hunger
GLOBAL - The Texas A&M University System and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have agreed to work together to combat world hunger by building capacity for sustainable agriculture and natural resource management in developing...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Tyson Firms in Mexico, Brazil Taken over by JBS
MEXICO & BRAZIL - Brazilian meat processor JBS together with its US poultry processing operation, Pilgrim’s Pride, has acquired the poultry processing operations of Tyson in Mexico and Brazil....
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Nutreco Reports Rise in Revenue During First Half of 2014
GLOBAL - Nutreco reports that during the first half of 2014, the company's revenue was €2,460.0 million, up 2.6 per cent compared to the first half of 2013....
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