Meat Prices

Strong beef supply has weighed down the average carcase value of cattle

Global meat prices slip in December

By Oscar Rousseau

International meat prices dropped last month, according to the United Nation’s Food and Agricultural Organization’s (FAO) Food Price Index.

Russian beef and pork prices jump 25%

Russia experiences jump in meat prices

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Since the beginning of the year, Russian pork and beef prices have risen by nearly 25%, according to a recent report by the Specialized Center of Accounting in Agribusiness, part of Russia’s Agriculture Ministry.

Ractopamine ban to drive up Russian meat prices

Ractopamine ban to drive up Russian meat prices

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Introducing a pre-export inspection for ractopamine on meat imported to Russia could hit the Russian market badly. Experts estimate that if the issue is not resolved quickly, Russia may lose 42% of all meat imports, creating a sharp rise in prices.

Economic woes hit Hilton profits

Economic woes hit Hilton profits

By Carina Perkins

Meat processor Hilton Food Group has reported flat profits for the first half of 2012, with strong sales offset by consumer downtrading and adverse exchange rates.

Slowdown for world meat prices

Slowdown for world meat prices

By Carina Perkins

Global meat prices started to slow down at the end of last year, reflecting sharp declines in overall food prices, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).