China will see 23 Russian poultry businesses entering the market

Russia begins exporting poultry to China

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

More than 20 Russian poultry companies have registered to begin poultry exports to China, following the cancellation of a ten-year moratorium on shipments.

Miratorg is turning its attentions to the offline retail market to sell its meat

Russia’s biggest meat producer closes online store

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian agricultural holding Miratorg has closed its online store, with the company no longer planning to sell meat through the internet platform, Nina Teltsova, official spokesperson of Miratorg told GlobalMeatNews.

Rosselkhoznadzor has predicted that ASF is likely to hit France, Germany and spread further in south-east Asia

ASF set to break through borders

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

In 2019, African swine fever (ASF) is likely to appear in France and Germany, and further spread of the disease is anticipated in south-east Asia, according to Sergey Dankvert, director of the Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor, speaking during...

Russian pork market set to grow

Russian pork production set for further growth

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The Russian pig industry is expected to increase production capacities by 900,000 tonnes (t) over the next four years despite having almost reached self-sufficiency in pork.

Russian poultry industry in for tough 2019

Russian poultry industry in for tough 2019

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian poultry production may fall by 2% to 3% or 100,000 tonnes (t) in 2019, as the domestic market oversaturated and small-scale poultry farms have to cut production or even stop operation, according to an industry expert.

The latest ASF incident in China was registered near the border with Russia’s Far East region

ASF in China gets closer to Russia

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian authorities are raising the alarm after an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) was detected in an area of China close to the Russian border.

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....

The construction of the soybean plant is expected to begin in 2019

Russian meat giant builds soybean crushing plant to improve costs

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s largest meat producer, agricultural holding Cherkizovo, has revealed plans to build a major soybean crushing plant in the European region of the country, with the aim of achieving better production costs by optimising feeding practices.

The turkey deaths resulted in a debt of RUB 50 million ($800,000)

Russia’s biggest turkey company suffers major losses

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Several million turkeys have reportedly died on farms belonging to Russian agricultural holding Eurodon in Rostov Oblast, leaving the company with huge debts and no commercial turkey stock.

Brazilian beef and pork welcome again in Russia

Russia reopens access for Brazilian beef and pork

By Ashley Williams

Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) has revealed that Russia has resumed imports of its pork and beef following its closure in December 2017.