Poultry

Sparc's Hera system has helped Avara halve waste on one of its production lines

Avara targets waste with automated system

By James Ridler

Poultry processor Avara Foods has halved wastage on one of its production lines, thanks to a new automated system provided by machinery supplier Sparc.

Russia's exports of poultry meat to China is tipped to rise over the next five years

Russia to expand poultry exports to China

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian poultry exports to China are expected to grow over the next five years, with total value tipped to reach $814m per annum by 2024, according to KPMG.

Antimicrobials used as performance enhancers will be discussed in-depth at this year's SIAVS in Brazil

Performance enhancer use in focus at SIAVS

By Aidan Fortune

The use of antimicrobials as performance enhancers for poultry and pig production is the subject of worldwide discussions will be the central theme of the International Poultry and Poultry Show (SIAVS) in Brazil.

Cherkizovo is trialling AI technology to help increase production efficiencies

Cherkizovo invests in artificial intelligence

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian agricultural holding Cherkizovo is to install an artificial intelligence (AI) system at one of its meat-processing facilities in order to optimize production process and cut production costs.

The EU-Mercosur agreement is expected to save EU businesses €4bn a year in reduced or removed tariffs

Mixed reaction to EU-Mercosur trade agreement

By Aidan Fortune

A trade deal between the EU and Mercosur has been agreed following 20 years of negotiations, however some questions have been raised regarding production standards.

Kers: 'Our strategy is gaining momentum'

Food giant reaps rewards from turnaround strategy

By Rod Addy

2 Sisters Food Group is benefiting from parent company Boparan Holdings’ turnaround plan, as it reports its first like-for-like quarterly pre-tax profit for two-and-a-half years.

Value-added direction for Tyson Foods

Value-added direction for Tyson Foods

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Tyson Foods has earmarked the value-added sector and prepared foods as areas of future growth for the business.

Copa Cogeca adds voice to Mercosur concern

Copa Cogeca adds voice to Mercosur concern

By Aidan Fortune

European agricultural trade bodies Copa Cogeca have written to the European Commission calling for a measured approach to Mercosur negotiations.

New fund created to tackle AMR

New fund created to tackle AMR

By Aidan Fortune

A new funding scheme has been established in an effort to accelerate action against antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

EU leaders express ‘deep concern’ over Mercosur

EU leaders express ‘deep concern’ over Mercosur

By Aidan Fortune

The leaders of Ireland, France, Poland and Belgium have written a joint letter to EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker expressing their “deep concern” over the Mercosur deal and its potential effect on their respective agricultural industries....

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