All news articles for February 2017

The Russian firm wants to be self-sufficient in egg hatching

Russian firm ramps up self-reliance in chicken flocks

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Cherkizovo has commissioned its first farm for parent chicken flocks in Russia and hopes to finish construction of three more farms in autumn 2017, in order to cut its dependence on imported materials. 

The Thai food firm said its seafood operation improved in 2016

Animal business drives up profit for Thai food firm

By Rod Addy

Net profits soared by 33% at Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) in the past full financial year, powered mainly by recovery in Thailand’s shrimp industry and its Thailand terrestrial animal business operations.

Quiz: The month in meat

Quiz: The month in meat news

By Oscar Rousseau

A quiz on this month's biggest meat news - have you been paying attention to the global meat industry? 

Murrin: 'Our Meat Science & Innovation Centre ... is the innovation hub where we support our customers in over 40 markets worldwide'

Irish cooked meat business creates 150 jobs

By Oscar Rousseau

Dawn Farms’ multi-million euro investment in its Meat Science and Innovation lab in Co Kildare, Ireland, will create 150 new jobs over the next five years, the company has claimed.

The new French-only brand will champion organic produce

Major brand launch to promote 100% French meat

By Rod Addy

French co-operative Terrena has created two brands, which it aims to use to help promote meat products: Sourires de Campagne, an organic beef brand, and farmers’ mark La Nouvelle Agriculture.

The WTO ruled against Russia for the second time in the pork ban dispute

Russia loses appeal over EU pork import ban

By Oscar Rousseau

Russia has lost its appeal against a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling over its blanket ban on imports of pigs and pork products from the European Union (EU).

OMPP declared sales revenues of US$627m in 2015

Thai takeover of top Russian meat plant nearly done

By Eugene Vorotnikov

Talks to acquire a top Russian meat factory, the Ostankino Meat Processing Plant (OMPP), could be concluded by Thailand's CP Foods arm Charoen Pokphand Foods (overseas) LLC (CP Foods) next month.