Russian poultry production declines

Russian poultry production declines

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian poultry production shrank by 5.1% to 1.5 million tonnes (t) in the first five months of the year (January to May 2019), with frozen poultry production down by as much as 24% year-on-year.

Popeyes has outlined massive expansion plans for China

Chicken restaurant Popeyes to expand in China

By Aidan Fortune

Poultry restaurant Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. (Popeyes) has announced a new agreement to develop and open more than 1,500 Popeyes restaurants in the People’s Republic of China over the next 10 years.

After a period of financial strife, HKScan is getting back on track

HKScan turnaround plan making progress

By Aidan Fortune

Finnish processor HKScan’s finances appear to be getting back on track following a strong quarter for its domestic production facility and the implementation of a cost-saving plan.

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.

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