Poultry

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 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.

Russian meat giant tipped to continue acquisitions

Cherkizovo reportedly eyeing up Eurodon

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s biggest meat producer Cherkizovo is reportedly eyeing a takeover of another poultry business – agricultural holding Eurodon, following the acquisitions of the broiler holding Belaya Ptitsa and the meat processor Samson in December 2018.

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....

Polish meat business expansion

Polish retailer invests in meat business

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish retail chain Grupa Dino Polska plans to invest further in increasing its production capacity, and launch a second facility in Poland, according to the company’s financial report for 2018.

MHP revenues rise in 2018

International growth boosts MHP revenue

By Aidan Fortune

Ukrainian poultry processor MHP posted a growth in revenue and production for last year, driven by increased capacity and international expansion.

Avian influenza is among the factors for Russia's struggling poultry industry

Russian poultry industry in trouble

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Growth rates in Russia’s poultry industry were the lowest for the past two decades in 2018, with several dozen companies going bankrupt due to avian influenza (AI), rising costs and extremely low profitability

The PHT certification will help Tyson focus on areas such as biosecurity and disease recognition

Tyson Foods implements US Poultry welfare program

By Ashley Williams

US processor Tyson Foods has become the first chicken producer to implement the US Poultry & Egg Association’s Poultry Handling and Transportation (PHT) certification as part of its commitment to improving animal welfare.

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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.