Brazil

Quality control plans for Brazilian poultry

ABPA outlines quality control plans for Brazilian poultry sector

By Aidan Fortune

In an effort to demonstrate its quality standards, the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) recently undertook an in-depth on-site analysis of the poultry meat industry’s facilities, taking food safety, sustainability and animal health and welfare...

JBS acquires pig processor in Seberi

JBS acquires pig processor in Seberi

By Aidan Fortune

JBS has expanded its presence in the pork sector with the purchase of a processing business in Seberi, located in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Meat diets will be maintained by consumers

Meat diets will be maintained by consumers

By Aidan Fortune

The influx of meat alternatives may have led to reports about the demise of the traditional meat industry. However, new research from Cargill has shown that the majority of consumers intend to maintain or increase their consumption of animal protein over...

Brazilian ASF strategy group created

Brazilian meat industry creates ASF strategy group

By Aidan Fortune

The Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA), and the Department of Animal Health and Livestock Inputs of the Ministry of Agriculture have created a strategy group to tackle African Swine Fever (ASF).

Brazil US talks make little progress

US inspection offer to Brazil ‘insufficient’

By Michelle Perrett

Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias has said that the US agreement to conduct further inspections on the country’s meatpacking system was an “insufficient gesture”.

Cristina said that Brazil had fulfilled US demands regarding the quality of Brazilian products

Brazil eyes re-opening US market for beef

By Ashley Williams

Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) has revealed it will travel to the US to discuss re-opening the market for Brazilian beef.

The deal was formed to expand its operations in the United States

Marfrig-National Beef jointly acquire Iowa Premium

By Ashley Williams

Brazilian meat firm Marfrig Global Foods has acquired a majority stake in US beef processor Iowa Premium for $150m, which will be incorporated into its other US-owned business National Beef.

The management team described 2018 as BRF’s “most challenging” in the past ten years

BRF experiences another tough year

By Aidan Fortune

Brazilian processor BRF underwent another year of a less than stellar financial performance following a litany of factors.