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African swine feverPoland sees first successes
GERMANY, Frankfurt. Measures taken by pig farmers to increase biosecurity are paying off. The situation in the wild boar population remains critical.
Balance sheet German sausage production grows
GERMANY, Bonn. German sausage producers produced more in 2019 than in the year before. Particularly popular are cooked sausages such as Frankfurter, Wiener or Lyoner.
ASFOther cases near German border
POLAND, Warsaw. African swine fever (ASF) continues to ravage the Polish feral pig population. The highest veterinary authority recorded 70 new cases nationwide last week alone.
TradeGrowing dependence on China
BELGIUM, Brussels. At the beginning of the year the EU was only able to achieve small increases in pork exports. Higher prices, however, resulted in significantly better revenues.
ChinaImport demand continues to rise
CHINA, Beijing. China's meat production suffers from African swine fever and coronavirus. In the first quarter, production shrank by a fifth.
Pork QuarterlyCovid-19 worsens effects of ASF crisis
THE NETHERLAND, Utrecht. Pork production and packing sectors are struggling with the supply chain disruption while consumer demand suffers due to quarantine.
ExportEurope remains main destination for Belgian pork
BELGIUM, Brussels. In 2019 Belgium exported almost 800,000 t of pork worldwide. This represents a 5% drop in volume compared to the previous year.
African swine fever High risk of migration
GERMANY, Berlin. The President of the German Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute (FLI), Prof. Dr. Dr. hc Thomas C. Mettenleiter, does not believe that the necessary protection against African swine fever (ASF) is affected by the current corona events."ASF is a notifiable animal disease, which
MarketChina increases its pig stocks
CHINA; Beijing. The consequences of African swine fever (ASP) and the Corona pandemic have made the Chinese lose their appetite for pork. Sales of poultry have been increasing since the beginning of the year.
Food & AgribusinessImpact of Coronavirus on Southeast Asia
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. Even beyond lockdown Southeast Asia will face far-reaching challenges from the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak.
World TradeChina is in need of pork
CHINA; Beijing. The Corona crisis is putting a damper on the global meat trade. But pork is an exception. Accordingly, there is light and shadow for EU exports.The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has significantly lowered its global export forecasts for beef and chicken. In its April fo
ImpactEconomic consequences of ASF in US
USA, Ames. A study estimated the economic impact of a hypothetical ASF outbreak by examining the elimination of pork export markets.
Swine FeverPoland reports ASP on fattening farm
POLAND, Warsaw. For the second time this year in Poland it hit a large pig farmer. The fattener obtained piglets from the first infested farm.
ChinaStrong rise in meat imports
CHINA, Beijing. The Corina crisis does not appear to have slowed down Chinese imports. Imports in January and February were significantly higher than in the previous year.
Swine FeverASF in Papua New Guinea
AUSTRALIA, Sydeny. A disease that has devastated the global porcine population, killing 800 million pigs, has spread Papua New Guinea.
OutlookCoronavirus and ASF shake up global poultry markets
THE NETHERLANDS, Amsterdam. Although the outlook is still moderately positive for most markets, the fast-moving coronavirus is adding significant uncertainty.
ResultsVion faces uncertainty, but also sees opportunities
THE NETHERLANDS, Boxtel. 2019 was a good year from a financial perspective due to the results of the Pork division. Internal restructuring is planned.
OutbreakASF hits piglet producer
POLAND, Warsaw. Swine fever has been detected in a large holding in Poland. The sow farmer is located about 70 km from the German border.
BusinessBRF on course for success
BRAZIL, Sao Paulo. Among other things, good business in China has given the globally active Brazilian food group BRF S.A. a very successful year 2019.