Alle Nachrichten und Hintergründe
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BelgiumOIE confirms ASF-free status
BELGIUM, Brussels. ASF has not appeared in feral pigs for more than a year - domestic pig populations have always been free of ASF.
African swine feverNegotiations with China underway
GERMANY, Berlin. The Federal Ministry of Agriculture continues to work on easing the burden on the German slaughter pig market by achieving a reopening of key foreign markets.
US porkStrong October for exports
USA, Washington, DC. US pork exports posted broad-based gains in October, solidifying 2020's record pace.
BeefHow is EU meat demand holding up?
UNITED KINGDOM, London. Retail demand for meat has surged since the coronavirus pandemic disrupted out-of-home consumption early this year.
TradeHigher EU exports despite Corona
BELGIUM, Brussels. The significant increase in pork more than compensates for the declining demand for poultry products.
PorkRussia becomes a large net exporter
RUSSIA, Moscow. Imports fall to a historic low in 2020. Growing domestic production makes imports unnecessary.
GrowthInvesting in the future of the company
DENMARK, Randers. Danish Crown will increase its investment budget by 25% and will in the coming year invest around DKK 2 bn.
OlymelPrecautions against Covid-19
CANADA, Red Deer, Alberta. The company tested all 1,850 employees at the company’s pork processing plant.
Animal welfareSpain introduced the IAWS Seal
SPAIN, Madrid. As a sign of the commitment on sustainability and animal welfare the certification seal “Welfare Commitment Certified” was born.
RactopamineProtests against hormone meat
TAIWAN, Taipeh. Thousands of citizens protested against imports of US goods. The problem is the use of a growth promoter.
African swine feverBelgium officially virus-free in the EU
BELGIUM, Brussels. More than two years after the first ASF case, the country can now hope to supply the global market again.
Trade with porkExports 2020 on record course
USA, Washington. The European Union and the United States recorded new record levels of foreign sales of pork in the first three quarters.
LivestockChinese pig herd recovers
UNITED KINGDOM, London. Production in China is expected to grow by 9% in 2021 as sow herds are rebuilt following the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the country.
RankingReturn to growth – Top 100 meat industry companies
GERMANY, Frankfurt. afz – allgemeine fleischer zeitung and FLEISCHWIRTSCHAFT present the latest industry rankings. Growth for pig slaughterers thanks to exports to China. Processors seeing margins squeezed by high prices – but also generating stable growth with specialised ranges.
PorkBelgium regains access in the Philippines
THE PHILIPPINES, Diliman, Querzon City. Additional attestations on the veterinary health certificate on all exports of pork from Belgium are required.
PandemicCorona burdens meat industry
DENMARK, Copenhagen. In Denmark, some slaughterhouses are not allowed to deliver pork to China. The corona virus has been detected in employees.
TradeJapanese pork imports remain subdued
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The imports of pig meat between January and September totalled 862,600 t, down 6% on the same period in 2019.
PorkBrazil increases exports
BRAZIL, Sao Paulo. The country's pork exports continued to grow strongly from January to September. Business with poultry meat stagnated.
PorkGlobal market overshadowed by epidemics
GERMANY, Frankfurt. After the corona shock, world pork production will increase again in 2021. The largest increase is expected in China.