Poultry

US poultry plan updated

US updates national poultry improvement plan

By Ed Zwirn, in New York

THE US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is set to release proposed reforms to the country’s National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP), a decades-old cooperative federal-state-industry mechanism for...

2 Sisters Food Group has announced plans to close its Witham processing facility

2 Sisters to close poultry site

By Aidan Fortune

2 Sisters Food Group has announced plans to close one of its poultry processing plants in a bid to grow efficiencies in its supply chain.

Konspol looks to increase capacities

Konspol looks to increase capacities

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish poultry meat producer and processor Konspol is planning to continue its investments in expanding its capacities in the domestic market and as an exporter, according to senior company representatives, less than a year after its acquisition by Cargill....

European farmers alarmed over EBRD’s loan to MHP

European farmers alarmed over EBRD’s loan to MHP

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The conflict between Ukraine poultry giant MHP and European poultry farmers appears to have reached a new level after the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) approved a €100m loan for MHP to acquire a Slovenian poultry processor.

Russian poultry production sees downturn

Russian poultry production sees downturn

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian farmers produced 1.15 million tonnes (t) of poultry meat in the first quarter of 2019, 6.2% down on the same period of the previous year.

Poultry to benefit from ASF issue

Poultry to benefit from ASF epidemic

By Aidan Fortune

The International Poultry Council (IPC) believes there is an opportunity for the category to benefit from the rise in incidents of African swine fever (ASF).

Strong sales quarter reported by Tyson

Strong sales quarter reported by Tyson

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Tyson Foods has recorded a solid second quarter of the year, driven by its prepared foods, beef and pork divisions.

Speculation rife over poultry deal

Speculation rife over Russian poultry deal

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The Russian Government is considering the merging one of the biggest turkey producers Eurodon and major broiler meat producer Belaya Ptitsa.

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