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Meat prices in Belarus increased by 1.73% in November 2018

Belarus heading towards state control on meat prices

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Meat prices in Belarus have continued to rise despite attempts by the Government to constrain the trend, according to data released by the National Statistical Committee of Belarus (Belstat).

The facility will consist of six buildings and 12 halls, with a maximum capacity of 233,000 birds

Bulgarian poultry business opens new facilities

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Bulgarian poultry producer and processor Gradus AD has announced its subsidiary Lora - 2004 EOOD has completed the construction of a new facility to increase its broiler breeding capacity in Madjerito, in southern Bulgaria.

Marel Poultry's BoxGrader at Şenpiliç's processing plant

Şenpiliç partners with Marel to enhance operations

By Ashley Williams

Turkey-based poultry processor Şenpiliç has revealed a partnership with equipment manufacturer Marel Poultry to control its packing, batching and labelling operations at its processing plant.

Tensions rise over pork ban

Poland and Lithuania spat over pork imports ban

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Poland’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski has announced the halting of imports of Lithuanian pigs and pork meat from the so-called red zone of the African swine fever (ASF).

Three board members have resigned from their positions at HKScan

HKScan undergoes board member shake-up

By Ashley Williams

Finnish processor HKScan has confirmed that Marko Onnela, Riitta Palomäki and Tuomas Salusjärvi have stepped down from the company’s board.

The retail price of broiler meat in Ukraine jumped by 31.3% in 2017 compared to the previous year

Soaring poultry exports claimed to hit domestic market in Ukraine

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Ukraine is experiencing a shortage of broiler meat on the domestic market, associated primarily with an overwhelming rise in poultry exports from the country, according to research conducted by the country’s Institute of Agrarian Economics.

Serbia’s meat producers will export 7,000t of beef to the Turkish market next year

Serbia to boost beef meat exports to Turkey

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Serbian minister of agriculture, forestry and water management Branislav Nedimović has announced Serbia is to increase its beef meat exports quota to Turkey by 40% in 2019 as the current annual quota of 5,000 tonnes (t) was already filled in the first...

Gradus AD is set to modernise its facility in Bulgaria with new meat processing equipment and vehicles

Bulgarian poultry business invests to expand capacities

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Bulgarian poultry producer and processor Gradus AD has announced its subsidiary Gradus-1 EOOD has invested some BGN1.82 million (€930,500) to acquire new meat processing, storage, vacuum packaging and other equipment, to expand and modernise its capacities....

The deal is expected to be finalised by the end of of this year

MHP close to sealing deal with Perutnina Ptuj

By Ashley Williams

Ukrainian agricultural holding MHP has revealed that it expects to complete its majority stake acquisition of Slovenian meat processor Perutnina Ptuj by the end of this year.

Tara Mea to build Romanian slaughterhouse

Romanian cooperative to invest €6m in sheep meat project

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Romanian cooperative Tara Mea has unveiled plans to establish a slaughterhouse and a cutting facility for sheep under an investment estimated to be worth some €6m. The project is expected to increase the availability of Romanian sheep meat in the domestic...

Russian trade sanctions escalate

Russia introduces new sanctions against US poultry producers

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has banned all transit supplies of US poultry products through the country’s territory into Kazakhstan, claiming that some of these products are being re-exported back to Russia, by-passing the food embargo....

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