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26 May 2016
Amazon Soy Moratorium Extended Indefinitely
GLOBAL - European feed associations FEFAC and FEDIOL have welcomed the indefinite extension of the Amazon Soy Moratorium, which guarantees market access only to soy products that are not grown on deforested land, and are free from slave labour or threats...
25 May 2016
New Central American Plan to Eradicate Low-Path H5N2 Bird Flu
CENTRAL AMERICA - Central American agriculture ministers and poultry organisations met in San Salvador at the headquarters for the International Regional Organisation for Agricultural Health (OIRSA) last week and developed a plan to eradicate low pathogenic...
23 May 2016
African Poultry Wrap: Profits Take a Knock for African Poultry Companies
AFRICA - Despite government protectionism and stiffer import duties on poultry imports, chicken producers in Zimbabwe are still constrained and failing to meet demand, while other producers in South Africa and across Africa have also seen profits decline....
10 May 2016
La Niña Now Set to Impact Global Weather
GLOBAL - Experts from the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture predict that by the second half of this year it is very likely that climate phenomenon "La Niña" will develop. ...
27 April 2016
EU to Give More Money to Combat El Niño Food Security Issues
GLOBAL - €414 million of new money from the EU is going to support those countries most affected by the current food security crisis caused by El Niño and other factors....
21 April 2016
African Poultry Wrap: Countries Boost Indigenous Chicken Production
AFRICA - Various projects and capacity enhancing projects are taking off in Africa to give support to poultry producers, in a bid to raise their output and deepen profit making in a regional industry that is staving off imports and rising feed-stock costs,...
11 April 2016
FAO Food Price Index Up a Notch
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 151.0 points in March 2016, up 1.0 per cent from February, but almost 21 points (12.0 per cent) below its March 2015 level. ...
01 April 2016
Industry Insights: Global Trends in Ag Equipment
ANALYSIS - While the underlying trend in agricultural equipment has been Tier 4 final solutions, a diversified customer base and a growing population's sustainable use of natural resources, specifically water, are key drivers of the global market....
30 March 2016
Improving Farming Boosts Peace Efforts
GLOBAL - Improving food security can help build sustainable peace and even ward off looming conflict, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told members of the United Nations Security Council....
21 March 2016
Moy Park Achieves Strong Results in 2015
EUROPE - Major European poultry producer Moy Park has posted strong results for 2015, a period that included the company's acquisition by Brazilian firm JBS....
18 March 2016
Africa Poultry Wrap: African Producers Seek Export Markets but Wary of Feed Costs
AFRICA - African poultry producing countries are bracing for more export deals to other markets outside the continent, with South Africa seeking to have Saudi Arabia open up for poultry imports from Africa’s second largest economy....
15 March 2016
World Animal Feed Additives Market "Poised for Significant Growth"
GLOBAL - A new report projects that the world animal feed additives market would reach $27.9 billion by 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5 per cent from 2015 to 2021....
08 March 2016
IPPE Industry Insights: Global Drivers in the Poultry Industry
ANALYSIS - Delair Bolis, Head of the Global Poultry Business for MSD Animal Health, said the two key drivers for the global poultry industry are production costs and consumer expectations. ...
03 March 2016
Global Food Prices Steady in February
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index was stable in February, as falling sugar and dairy prices offset a substantial jump in vegetable oil prices from the previous month....
26 February 2016
African Poultry Wrap: Africa Starts to Protect Poultry Markets, Boost Local Producers
AFRICA - African poultry markets are on the rise, and governments in countries such as Ghana and South Africa are seeking to capitalise on this through measures aimed at protecting hard pressed local producers, while also opening up to imports from other...
17 February 2016
Poultry Markets Recovering After Difficult End to 2015, Rabobank Says
GLOBAL - The margin outlook for the global poultry industry is gradually improving after challenging conditions in Q4 2015, notably significant oversupply, according to Rabobank’s Poultry Quarterly Q1 2016....
05 February 2016
Global Food Prices Fall Again, but Future Prospects Rest on El Niño
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index fell in January, slipping 1.9 per cent below its level in the last month of 2015, as prices of all the commodities it tracks fell, sugar in particular....
29 January 2016
Merial Appoints Pierluigi Crippa as of Head of Business Operations Europe, Middle East & Africa
GLOBAL - Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, has announced the appointment of Pierluigi Crippa to the position of Head of Business Operations Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)....
Marks & Spencer, Waitrose Lead in New Farm Animal Welfare Report
GLOBAL - Noble Foods, Marks & Spencer, Waitrose and Coop Group (Switzerland) have attained the highest marks in the global Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare report....
20 January 2016
US, Mexico, Canada to Work Together on Tackling Avian Flu
GLOBAL - The US, Canada and Mexico and their respective poultry and egg industries have jointly announced that they are working to enhance collaboration on avian influenza....
07 January 2016
Food Prices Fell in 2015 as Global Economy Dwindled
GLOBAL - Prices of major food commodities declined for the fourth year in a row in 2015, averaging 19.1 per cent below their previous-year's levels, as the dwindling global economy also triggered sharp price falls from metals to energy markets....
31 December 2015
Review of the Year: Ten of 2015's Biggest Poultry News Stories
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL - An editor's selection box of some of this year's news stories that have had the biggest impact on poultry production and trade around the world....
30 December 2015
Global Poultry Trends: Look Back on This Year's Market Analysis
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL - Look back on all the features published in our Global Poultry Trends series this year. Written by industry analyst Terry Evans, the articles discuss the production, trade and consumption trends of poultry meat and eggs by continent....
29 December 2015
ThePoultrySite's Most Read Features of 2015
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL - Here are the ten most popular feature articles from the ThePoultrySite in 2015. Sit back and have a read of the items people found most interesting in the past year, including some useful tips for poultry producers....
23 December 2015
African Poultry Wrap: Africa's Poultry Industry Poised for Growth
AFRICA - The global poultry industry is projected to rebound next year, according to a new report released this month by Rabobank, writes Tawanda Korombo....
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