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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....
09 December 2015
Severe Flooding Hits Farmers in Britain and Ireland
UK, IRELAND - Farming organisations in the UK and Ireland are calling on governments to ensure farmers are remembered during the clean-up operation, following severe flooding in both countries caused by Storm Desmond....
03 December 2015
BRF Acquires Golden Foods Siam
GLOBAL - Brazilian meat giant BRF has acquired poultry company Golden Foods Siam, after entering into a share purchase agreement for all its common shares....
Positive Poultry Market Outlook for 2016, Rabobank Says
GLOBAL - The positive outlook for the year ahead is tempered by the need to respond to the challenges posed by avian influenza, analysts at Rabobank have said in their latest Quarterly Report for poultry....
30 November 2015
Climate Disasters Pose Growing Threat to Food Security
GLOBAL - Droughts, floods, storms and other disasters triggered by climate change have risen in frequency and severity, putting many developing countries at risk of growing food insecurity, FAO warned in a new report released ahead of the United Nations...
25 November 2015
African Poultry Wrap: Region a Lucrative Destination for Exports
AFRICA - African countries are increasingly becoming a lucrative destination for American and European poultry exports with top five producer Spain raising its exports to South Africa by a massive 1064 per cent, as well as registering significant increases...
03 November 2015
Processed Poultry Meat Market Expected to Grow
GLOBAL - The world processed poultry meat market is estimated to register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.4 per cent during the forecast period 2015–2020, according to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, “World Processed Poultry...
23 October 2015
African Poultry Wrap: Swaziland Boosts Poultry Industry
AFRICA - Swaziland is now among the African continent’s top poultry producers while others such as Zimbabwe and Zambia are bracing for a steep rise in input prices for the sector, reports Tawanda Korombo....
20 October 2015
Appeals to End Hunger, Support Farmers Mark World Food Day
GLOBAL - Leading figures in agricultural policy marked World Food Day on Friday with appeals to combat hunger and malnutrition....
12 October 2015
Global Food Prices Up Slightly in September as Dairy Index Rises
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 156.3 points in September 2015, up one point from its sharply reduced August value, but still 18.9 per cent less than one year ago. ...
Global Agriculture Faces Decade of Flat or Falling Prices
GLOBAL - World prices for food will remain flat or could fall over the next 10 years because of the current growth in agricultural production....
09 October 2015
Cargill's Earnings Up on the Year
GLOBAL - Meat producer Cargill has posted results for its first quarter fiscal 2016, showing a 20 per cent increase in net earnings from the same period last year....
08 October 2015
Chicken Producers React to TPP Trade Deal
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) has reacted to the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, saying there are both positive and disappointing elements to the deal....
06 October 2015
World Grain Yield to Fall Short of Last Year’s Record
GLOBAL – Overall grain production for the 2015/16 year will contract one per cent, largely due to lower maize production, predicts the International Grains Council....
Supply Management Survives as Trans-Pacific Partnership Concluded
GLOBAL - Canadian poultry meat, egg and dairy producers will be breathing a sigh of relief today after it was announced that their supply management system will mostly be protected in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal....
28 September 2015
Food Security Investment Key Part of Refugee Crisis Response
GLOBAL - The links between conflict, imperilled rural livelihoods and migration have been stressed by the Director-General of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation....
23 September 2015
Arbor Acres Stalwart Stanley Millar Retires
GLOBAL - Stanley Millar, Aviagen® Sales Manager for Arbor Acres®, one of the Arbor Acres brand’s most prominent and charismatic figures, has retired after 32 years of service....
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