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Bullish outlook for global poultry industry

Pricing across the global poultry market is expected to remain bullish, despite the recent Russian ban, according to a new report by Rabobank.

Brazilian beef production and exports expected to rise

Exports of Brazilian beef are predicted to rise by 10% next year, according to the latest Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN) report, by the US Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural...

US, Europe and China key to Paraguay becoming world’s 5th beef exporter

Paraguay is now the world’s eighth top beef exporter, according to US government figures, ahead of meat superpowers such as Argentina (11th), but their aim is to be number five...

Japan’s poultry market could benefit from high beef and pork prices

With high market prices expected for beef and pork during the remainder of the year, Japan’s low-priced broiler meat could be at a competitive advantage, according to the latest Global...

Iran sees drop in meat imports

During 2013/14 meat imports to Iran fell by almost three times to 90,000 tonnes (t) and are expected to drop further this year, following the growth of the country’s own...

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JBS sees net income rocket

JBS has reported a 32% increase in net income, to R$29bn, for the second quarter of 2014, compared to the same period last year.

Brazil looks set to benefit from Russia import ban

Brazil looks set to ramp up exports of meat to Russia after it imposed a 12-month ban on beef, pork and poultry imports from the US, EU, Canada, Norway and...

JBS subsidiaries to acquire Tyson Foods’ poultry businesses

Tyson Foods is to sell its Mexican and Brazilian poultry business to JBS subsidiaries in a deal worth a total of $575 million.

China lifts Brazilian beef ban

Brazilian producers are hoping to recapture lost ground after China announced it was lifting its ban on the country’s beef, imposed following the discovery of BSE in 2012.

JBS Foods confirms Brazilian poultry acquisition

JBS Foods has signed a deal with Brazilian poultry firm Céu Azul Alimentos to acquire two processing plants in Guapiaçu and Itapetininga, Paulo, for approximately BRL$246m ($110m).

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup final - Russia v Brazil

What better way to follow the final of the FIFA World Cup yesterday with the final of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup.

Moy Park expands in Northern Ireland

Brazilian-owned poultry processor Moy Park is to create more than 600 new jobs following the creation of a new product development (NPD) centre in Northern Ireland.

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup - Brazil v US

Following the quarter finals of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup, the competition is hotting up as we move into the semi-finals, where the winning teams from the last round are...

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup reaches semi-final stage

Following the quarter finals of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup, the competition is hotting up as we move into the semi-finals, where the winning teams from the last round are...

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Australian red meat industry expectant on benefits of JAEPA

The Australian red meat industry has said it expects to realise significant benefits from the signing of the Japan-Australia Economic Agreement (JAEPA) in Canberra this week.

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup - Quarter-finals - Brazil v Italy

Following the second round of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup, the competition is hotting up as we move into the quarter-finals, where the winning teams from the last round are...

Poultry prices on growth curve

Global poultry prices are taking off, leading to improved profitability for the global poultry industry, according to Rabobank.

Global beef market prices forecast to strengthen

The global beef market is set to regain its positive momentum in the third quarter of the year once the current high supply has worked its way through the system,...

EU revises guide prices for poultry imports

The European Commission has revised guide prices for a range of poultry imports – if the value of exports exceed these levels, the European Union (EU) can impose additional duties...

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup – second round

Following the group stage of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup, we now move into the second round, where the winning teams from the last round will go head-to-head in terms...

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GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup – second round

Following the group stage of the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup, we now move into the second round, where the winning teams from the last round will go head-to-head in terms...

Welcome to the GlobalMeatNews Meat World Cup!

In homage to the football tournament being hosted in Brazil over the coming weeks, the team at GlobalMeatNews (GMN) decided to host our own meat-based version.

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Focus on Brazil: the vital statistics

With thousands of football fans gearing up to descend on Brazil for the FIFA World Cup 2014, Global Meat News thought it timely to take a look at how Brazil’s...

Hillshire Brands responds to takeover bids

US firm The Hillshire Brands Company appears to be the subject of a bidding war, with a number of unsolicited proposals to buy the business – from Tyson Foods and Pilgrim’s Pride....

China makes waves in international meat market

Demand for meat in China is soaring with exports to the country growing rapidly, according to the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).