Brazilian meat giant Marfrig Global Foods has achieved full-year revenue of R$21bn, as a favourable currency exchange and growth in exports pushed up sales across the business.
Following a record-breaking year of exports in 2014, Brazil is keen to drive this further by opening new markets this year.
The likes of Cranswick, Tyson Foods and Vion feature relatively high up the rankings in the annual Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report.
While prices across Europe have been spiralling downwards, the global pork market is expected to return to "something like normal", except for the situation with Russia, according to Stephen Howarth,...
Turbulence in the global pork market will continue throughout 2015, according to a new report by Rabobank.
Sergio Rial is to step down as chief executive officer of Marfrig Global Foods.
A fall in production and increased demand led to an increase in the price of Brazilian beef at the back end of last year, according to Mintec.
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The continued impact of bird flu outbreaks and trade restrictions look set to dominate the poultry market next year, according to a new report by Rabobank.
The Association of Brazilian Beef Export Industries (ABIEC) has said it hopes to achieve a record US$7bn in revenues by the end of 2014, in a fitting celebration of the...
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Per capita consumption of chicken meat in Brazil has returned to growth, following a decline last year, according to the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA).
Brazil is optimistic that exports of its beef to Japan could resume, after the Japanese Deputy Minister for Agriculture for International Affairs, Forestry and Fisheries, Hisao Harihara, signalled his intent...
Brazil is hopeful that 11 additional plants will soon be approved to export beef to China, following the reopening of the market last month.
With global consumption of meat and dairy expected to rise 76% by 2050, against a 2005-07 baseline, a new report has called for greater awareness of the impact of livestock emissions.
Animal welfare experts met recently in Brazil to discuss the implementation of sustainable solutions within the country’s pig production industry.
Processing giant JBS SA has acquired Australian ham and bacon company Primo Smallgoods Group for US$1.25 billion, through its subsidiary JBS Australia.
The Association of Brazilian Beef Export Industries (ABIEC) said its believes the "sanitary status guarantees" offered by the industry are key to its success, and it will look to reinforce...
Exports of beef, pork and broiler meat are expected to see a rise next year, according to the latest biannual report from the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service – Livestock and...
Brazil is planning to "step up the rapid intensification of its beef production sector", according to agricultural analyst Rabobank.
Mongolia is ready for a 10-fold increase in beef exports to Russia, following recent preliminary agreements reached during a September visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin to the country.
It will be a disappointing year for the EU pork industry, according to the latest quarterly report from Rabobank.
Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor is concerned at the sharp increase in prices on livestock production supplied from Brazil.
Rabobank’s Beef Quarterly Q3 report provided "largely positive news" with global beef supply continuing to tighten.
The 3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Amsterdam recently drew to a close, and the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) has appealed to those engaged in...
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