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The tool aims to increase competitiveness in the Argentine pork market

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Argentina launches Operations Information System for pork

By Ashley Williams

Argentina’s government department for agro-industry has unveiled a free public platform to provide daily business data and prices agreed between buyers and sellers in the pork market.

Tunisia has re-opened the market for Argentine beef after six years

Argentina re-opens Tunisia market for beef

By Ashley Williams

Following a six-year absence, Argentina’s Ministry of Agriculture has revealed it will ship its first 25 tonnes of boneless beef to Tunisian agribusiness Farah.

BRF has sold its final Argentina asset Campo Austral

BRF sells off final Argentina asset

By Aidan Fortune

Brazilian meat processor BRF has concluded the sale of its Argentina-based subsidiary Campo Austral for US$35.5m.

The move is part of Marfrig's growth plans across South America

Marfrig taps ‘opportunity for growth’ in double BRF deal

By Ashley Williams

Brazilian meat processor Marfrig Global Foods is set to strengthen its position in South America with the acquisition of BRF’s Argentina arm QuickFood, as well as taking over meat production at two BRF Brazilian units.

The international beef sector may benefit from the rise of African Swine Fever

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Beef to benefit from African Swine Fever epidemic

By Aidan Fortune

New reports of incidents of African Swine Fever (ASF) are being reported on a daily basis, with China and Belgium both being hit by the virus in recent weeks. However, the rising number of incidents is having a positive knock-on effect on other proteins,...

Marfrig announces new CEO

New CEO announced for Marfrig

By Aidan Fortune

International meat processor Marfrig Global Foods has announced Eduardo Miron as its new chief executive officer.