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DealBRF sells Argentine subsidiary
BRAZIL, Sao Paulo. The subsidiary Campo Austral was sold by the Brazilian company for $35.5 mill.
BrazilNFU criticizes purchase of USDA
USA, Washington. USDA sends trade relief to JBS. The Farmers Union says the funds should be targeted to American farmers and ranchers.
AppointmentZinpro names Cibele Torres as Poultry Research Nutritionist
USA, Eden Prairie. She provides poultry nutrition research support to customers and helps direct the company’s poultry nutrition research for these areas.
OverviewShort-term outlook for EU meat markets
BELGIUM, Brussels. A continued small increase in beef production and higher imports are expected to lead to a slightly higher utilisation of beef. Pigmeat supply grows while exports struggle to follow, keeping prices down.
CooperationHarke Pharma and Hulshof Protein Technologies join forces
GERMANY, Muelheim an der Ruhr. Harke FoodTec is now the exclusive distributer of Hulshof Protein Technologies B.V. in Europe and Turkey.
AquisitionMarfrig buys Argentinean Quickfood for $55 mill.
BRAZIL, São Paulo. Quickfood was a subsidiary of the Brazilian BRF. The agreement between the companies also envisages partnership for the production and distribution of beef patties, meatballs and kibbeh.
TiHoVeterinary university celebrates jubilee year
GERMANY, Hannover. The TiHo celebrates several anniversaries this year - including the 240th anniversary of its foundation.
DateAnutec Brazil to be held in 2020 at the end of May
BRAZIL, São Paulo. A new date for the Anutec Brazil 2020 has been selected. The successful cooperation with the Institute of Food Technology continues.
AssessmentAudit confirms Marfrig’s compliance with Amazon practices
BRAZIL, São Paulo. The audit conducted by Norwegian-based DNV-GL assessed and tested the company’s cattle sourcing from areas located within the Amazon biome.
JBSExport deal with Alibaba-Win Chain
BRAZIL, São Paulo. Brazilian meatpacker JBS has agreed a billion-dollar deal with global e-commerce business Alibaba Group to sell its beef, pork and poultry in China.
BrazilRussia reopens access for meat
BRAZIL, Brasilia. Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) has revealed that Russia has resumed imports of its pork and beef following its closure in December 2017.
JBSDomestic expansion plan announced
BRAZIL, São Paulo. The Brazilian beef giant announced plans to double beef production at two company’s processing plants to follow up the surging demand for beef in China.
BRFCEO to step down
BRAZIL, São Paulo. The Brazilian food processor announced that its recently named chief executive would step down by mid-2019.
World Food SituationFAO Food price index down in September
ITALY, Rome. The FAO Food Price Index is a measure of the monthly change in international prices of a basket of food commodities. It consists of the average of five commodity group price indices, weighted with the average export shares of each of the groups for 2002-2004.
IndustryBeef fast facts
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. MLA recently released the annual Australian beef industry Fast Facts, which provide brief snapshots of key industry statistics – including herd and flock size, production, value, consumption, exports and Australia’s position relative to other countries.
Food Safety2017 RASFF annual report
BELGIUM, Brussels. The annual report provides a profound insight into the activity of the RASFF in 2017. The data on the notifications by the Member States are analysed and presented by country, type of food and type of hazard.
ASFShifts in global protein market
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. The spread of African Swine Fever in China – and more recently to Belgium (close to France and Germany) – has substantially altered the outlook for the pork industry around the world.
WinnersBayer announces Care4Cattle grant recipients
GERMANY, Monheim. Three projects receive Care4Cattle grants for innovations in advancing the well-being of cattle. The project Care4Cattle received over 100 entries across 37 countries, with winners selected from Australia, Brazil and the United Kingdom.
VolatilityRabobank global poultry quarterly Q3 2018
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. Global poultry trade has become highly volatile, with Brazil very much at the centre of the turmoil.