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ASF ends Latvian pig oversupply crisis

ASF ends Latvian pig oversupply crisis

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Pork prices in Latvia rose in 2017 after the strong slump in the previous years, as the first signs of shortage have been seen on the domestic pork market.

UK hopes for Taiwan approval on pork exports

UK hopes for Taiwan approval on pork exports

By Dinah Gardner, in Taipei

The UK’s Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has said if Taiwan lifts its current ban on British pork exports this year, it hopes to see the industry sell about US$15 million’s worth of the meat to the island in the first full year....

Farmers in Europe keep suffering heavy losses over ASF

Farmers in Europe keep suffering heavy losses over ASF

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The continuing epidemic of African swine fever (ASF) could incur UAH30 billion ($1.1 billion) in losses to Ukraine's pig industry over the next 15 years, the State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection has said, citing estimates from the...

Brexiting Britain is key beneficiary of EU animal diseases money

Brexiting Britain is key beneficiary of EU animal diseases money

By Diana Yordanova, in Brussels

The European Commission has announced its latest funding for helping European Union (EU) member states fight animal diseases, such as bovine tuberculosis, rabies, bovine brucellosis, African swine fever and lumpy skin disease, by allocating more than...

Ukraine meat industry on fast track to recovery

Ukraine meat industry on fast track to recovery

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Following several negative years, Ukraine meat producers are finally experiencing a surge in average profitability, on the back of major price rises in 2017, according to a recent study by the Ukraine Institute of Agrarian Economics (UIAE).

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From trust grows success

From trust grows success

The award winning company Wünsch’s Fleischspezialitäten sets new quality standards for meat products – using machines made by K+G Wetter.