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Poultry Industry News: Trinidad and Tobago

07 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Checking in on Caribbean poultry: insight from an expert
The poultry industry in the Caribbean is unique owing to the different context and circumstances of each island. To find out more, we spoke with Dr Desmond Ali, food safety consultant at Millennium3 Consultants and executive director of the Caribbean...
26 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago T&T Lifts Ban on Imports of Corned Beef, Chicken Products
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - The ban on meat products imported from Brazil has been lifted by the Ministry of Agriculture....
20 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Retailers Accused of Selling Old Imported Meat in Trinidad & Tobago
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - The Poultry Association of Trinidad and Tobago has accused supermarkets of selling frozen imported chicken leg quarters from the US that may be over 180 days old and unfit for human consumption....
17 April 2014
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Poultry Sector Must Develop, Says Trinidad Minister
TRINIDAD - The local poultry industry needs to be made more competitive so as to increase its market share, Minister of Trade, Industry and Communications Vasant Bharath said on Tuesday....
11 November 2013
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Import Surcharge to Resume for T&T Poultry
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - There are plans to boost local duck production, Devant Maharaj, Minister of Food Production, said after he toured Central Farms at Milton Village, Couva....
14 October 2013
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago T&T Poultry Sellers Worried About Shortage
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - According to Head of the T&T Association of Pluckshop Operators, Rasheed Karim, wholesalers are selling chickens below the average weight and they are too expensive. ...
15 December 2011
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Tariff Hike Will Not Affect Imports
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - The Government’s expected doubling of the tariff on imported chicken, from 40 per cent to 80 per cent, will not lead to higher prices of local chicken....
14 December 2011
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Prices of Imported Chicken to Increase
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - Poultry industry insiders are warning of a sharp increase in the price of chicken, possibly before Christmas, following Government’s application to Caricom’s Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) for an increase in...
31 March 2011
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Milk, Cheese, Eggs Go up by 0.2 Per Cent
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - The following is the Repo Rate report as announced by the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago for February 2011....
18 January 2011
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Imported Chicken Threatens Local Jobs
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - An over-supply of chicken as the result of imports is causing local producers and retailers to cut prices and thus, local jobs are under threat. ...
21 June 2010
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Pluck Shop Poultry Prices Keep Fluttering
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - Pluck shop operators want a meeting with Agriculture Minister Vasant Bharath to discuss stabilising the price of locally raised poultry. ...
13 January 2010
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Poultry Price War Feared in Trinidad
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - It is feared that, unless the government regulates pluck shop prices, a price war will start that will led to job cuts. ...
16 October 2009
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Indian Poultry Company Sponsors T&T Cricket Team
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - Venky's (India) Limited sponsored the T&T senior cricket team for an Asian tournament....
11 September 2009
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Rising Costs, Fears of Cheap Imports Hit T&T
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - Higher feed costs are pushing up chicken prices locally but producers fear the impact of cheap imports. ...
20 August 2009
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Imports Blamed for Fall in T&T Chicken Output
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - Imports of leg quarters are blamed for a fall in local poultry meat production....
22 June 2009
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Farm Blamed for Neighbours' Skin Condition
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - People living near to a poultry farm have developed a rash, which a doctor has put down to germs from the farm....
04 June 2009
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Pluck Shops Threatened by Poultry Meat Imports
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - Imports of poultry meat, particularly leg quarters, may spell the end for traditional pluck shops....
20 January 2009
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Arawak Receives Licence for New Broiler Hatchery
TRINIDAD - Provisional licences to operate four large farms will be granted today at Port of Spain by the Ministry of Agriculture. Arawak and Company is to receive one of the licences and plans several projects, including a a new broiler hatchery....
06 August 2008
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago High Feed Costs Blamed for Egg Prices
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - The price of table eggs has increased for the third time this year. ...
29 July 2008
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Chicken Prices on the Rise
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - President of the Central Pluck Shop Association, Rasheed Karim, claims that pluck shop owners are masking the price increase of chicken by using inflated pluck and gut charges....
11 July 2008
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Modern Methods More Efficient
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - Tunnel ventilation and computer control of the house environment are gradually replacing traditional open-sided poultry houses in the Caribbean....
22 April 2008
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Chicken Price Dips by 20 Cents
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - Chicken prices in Trinibad and Tobago dropped by 20 cents for every pound due to over production and surplus....
20 February 2008
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Poultry, Meat Producers Face All-Time Low Lenten Sales
TRINIBAD AND TOBAGO - Demand for chicken and other meats drops around this time but the decrease became noticeable months before the Lenten season started, a top poultry producer said on Monday....
18 February 2008
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Chicken Price Set to Rise Again
TRINIBAD AND TOBAGO - Consumers look out. There is likely to be an increase in the price of chicken soon....
25 January 2008
Poultry Industry News from Trinidad and Tobago Egg prices increase Monday
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - Table Eggs will cost 85 cents more per dozen or seven cents more per egg from Monday – the direct result of a nine percent hike in feed prices, reports Roxanne Stapleton-Whyms, Trinidad and Tobago's News....
 
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