Mexico may be able to export 200,000-400,000 tonnes (t) of meat to Russia, as trade restrictions, started in 2012, are about to be lifted, according to Enrique Sánchez Cruz, director of Mexican veterinary regulator Senasica.
Russia’s largest sausage manufacturers are urging retailers to drop discount promotions as they look to halt a three-year fall in sales, the Gorbatov’s All-Russian Meat Research Institute (VNIIMP) claims.
One man died, one is still in a hospital resuscitation unit and four others have been injured after a methane explosion at the sewage pumping station of a Siberian poultry farm run by meat processor the Prodo Group in Russia’s Omsk Oblast region on November...
Ukraine's pork production costs have spiked by nearly 28%, from UAH15 (US$0.58) to UAH19 (US$0.73) per kilogramme over the past two years, while pork prices are under significant pressure, according to reports.
Two Russian companies plan to create a pig breeding cluster in the far east of the country within the next five years, designed to have a capacity for 1.2 million head of pigs, with an investment of RUB72 billion (US$954m).
Russian sausage manufacturers are gradually decreasing the quality of their products in a bid to constrain production costs, according to a report from St Petersburg consumer protection organisation Public Control.
Russia’s beef industry is going through the perfect storm, as it faces simultaneous reductions in production, imports and consumption, as well as unresolved problems concerning the low profitability of cattle-breeding businesses.
Russia’s veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has stopped the import of several batches of poultry meat from Turkey, weighing a total of 162 tonnes (t), claiming that the products were found to contain listeria.
Russia may ban imports of canned meat from the European Union (EU), the USA, Canada and number of other destinations already prevented from supplying fresh and frozen meat to the country following the food embargo originally implemented in August 2014.
Russia is to focus on exporting meat primarily to Asian countries in the next few years, according to the country’s Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev. He estimates that, in two to three years, Russia will export 200,000 tonnes (t) annually to the...