All news articles for May 2018

Several factors have been highlighted that could change the global beef market

Rabobank results: beef supply pressures build in global market

By Ashley Williams

US weather conditions, low Brazilian domestic export prices and changes to live cattle trading have all been highlighted as potential factors that could change the course of the global beef market, according to Rabobank Beef Q2 results.

As many as 239,000 chickens will be culled at a Russian poultry farm

Low-pathogenic AI strikes Russian Far East

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor is to cull 239,000 chickens at the Nadezhdinskaya Ptitsa poultry farm in Primorsky Krai, in Russia’s Far East region, following an outbreak of low-pathogenic avian influenza (AI) H9N2.

The grain-fed cattle are sourced from Argentina

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Jan Zandbergen expands grain-fed range

By Aidan Fortune

International meat supplier Jan Zandbergen has expanded its grain-fed beef offering with the new Evita’s Choice range.

Almost half of those polled preferred sirloin over other cuts

Sirloin tops UK steak poll

By Ashley Williams

Sirloin has been identified as the UK’s favourite cut of steak in a survey conducted by opinion.life as part of the World Steak Challenge event.

Cherkizovo, Miratorg and GAP Resource have shown increasing interest in halal meat

Russian meat giants drive up halal exports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia exported 50,000 tonnes (t) of halal meat in 2017, up almost twofold compared to 2016, as major agricultural holdings Cherkizovo, Miratorg and GAP Resource have shown increasing interest in this segment, according to the International Center for...