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Bayer 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.
Rabobank 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.
EU trade talks with Mercosur have no credibility
IRELAND, Dublin. With EU Commission officials in Montevideo in Uruguay this week to reconvene the Mercosur trade talks, IFA President Joe Healy said the time has come for EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan put his foot down and tell Trade Commissioner Malmstrom enough is enough.
BRF strengthens its organizational structure
BRAZIL, São Paulo. As part of the ongoing process the hiring and election of executives to the positions of Chief Financial & Investor Relations Officer, Integrated Planning Officer and Strategy, Management & Innovation Officer was approved.
Eduardo Miron is the new CEO of Marfrig
BRAZIL, São Paulo. Miron, who was chief financial and investor relations officer, is replacing Martín Secco at the helm of the world’s second largest beef company.
Assessing growth opportunities for US red meat in South Africa
USA, Denver, Co. USMEF has heightened its focus on Africa, especially as U.S. meat has gained better access to selected markets.
FAO Food Price Index posts sharp drop in July
ITALY, Rome. Global agricultural food commodity prices fell sharply in July, as all the major traded items posted notable declines.
Antibiotic-free chicken line launched
BRAZIL, Sao Paulo. Sadia Bio products also feature vegetable-based diets and traceable packaging.
Partnering with Chinese e-commerce business
BRAZIL, São Paulo. It is a debut contract between the Brazilian meatpacker and JD.com.
IFA urges EU to withdraw Brazilian beef from Mercosur talks
IRELAND, Dublin. The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has called on the European Commission to pull the plug on Brazilian beef’s participation in the Mercosur agreement after continually failing to meet EU standards.
Technological innovations for the animal protein industry
BRAZIL, Curitiba. The international suppliers fair for the meat industrie will bring all the knowledge required by producers in order to develop strategies seeking to enhance their participation in the domestic and international markets.
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Boom in attendance
ITALY, Milan. The two events saw a big increase in exhibition space and in numbers of exhibitors and visitors with respect to previous years’ shows.
Ultrasound optimizes chilling of chicken breast
BRAZIL, Santa Maria. Application of ultrasound in chicken breast during chilling by immersion promotes a fast and uniform cooling.
Net income increases 43.5% in Q1
BRAZIL, São Paulo. Company reports strong first quarters for Pilgrim’s Pride, JBS USA Pork and JBS USA Beef segments.
Brazilian meat gigant strongly disagrees with the EC decision
BRAZIL, Sao Paulo. The measure which formalizes the prior de-listing of the company's exports to Europe from 12 plants located in Brazil comes into force as of 16 May.
Restaurant brands Q1 earnings lifted
CANADA, Oakville, Ontario. Same-store sales at the burger chain and Popeyes advanced in the quarter.
Uncertainties threaten optimism in trade
THE NETHERLANDS, Amsterdam. Disease risks, trade disputes, and feed availability will create opportunities and challenges for the pork industry in the coming months.
Expanded ban of poultry imports to EU possible
BRAZIL, Sao Paulo. The shareholders are expected to vote in a new slate of board members during an 26 April assembly.
US exports higher than a year ago
USA, Washington. February exports of US beef were higher than a year ago in both volume and value, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).