Industry & Markets

Russian meat production tipped to grow

Russian meat production benefits from export growth

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia is likely to see moderate growth in poultry, pork and beef production in 2019, as it capitalises on a rapid expansion in exports and continuous state support, the Russian Ministry of Agriculture has forecast.

Ukraine poultry exports at risk

Ukraine poultry exports to the EU jeopardised

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The European Commission may more than triple the duty-free export quota on boneless chicken breasts for Ukraine poultry companies, bringing it to 70,000 tonnes (t) per year, if Ukraine agrees to some import duties on in-bone chicken breasts.

New VLAM director announced

New general director for VLAM unveiled

By Michelle Perrett

Filip Fontaine is set to take over as general director of VLAM, Flanders’ Agricultural Marketing Board, replacing Frans De Wachter who will retire on 1 July 2019.

New CEO for poultry firm

Pilgrim’s Pride appoints new CEO

By Aidan Fortune

Poultry processor Pilgrim’s Pride has announced the appointment of Jayson Penn, current president of its USA division, to succeed Bill Lovette, who is retiring from the position of president and chief executive officer.

Poultry processor links with food poverty charity

Cargill links with charity to tackle food poverty

By Aidan Fortune

Poultry processor Cargill and charity Heifer International have joined forces to create a new initiative which aims to improve the nutrition and economic livelihoods of 100m people by 2030 through the production, promotion and consumption of poultry....