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20 September 2017
EU Pig Prices: General Drop in Prices; Markets Under Pressure
EU - All across the continent and almost without exception, the European slaughter pig markets are presenting decreasing prices. ...
19 September 2017
CME: Hog Futures Rebound Even as Cash Prices for Pork, Hogs Lose Ground
US - Hog futures rebounded on Friday even as cash prices for both pork and hogs continued to lose ground, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
13 September 2017
EU Pig Prices: Quotations Still Stable; Uncertainty Increasing
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market is being shaped by primarily unchanged quotations. Apart from Germany, quotations are also developing in an unchanged way in the Netherlands, Denmark,...
12 September 2017
CME: Labor Day Lowers Cattle, Hog Slaughter in W36
US - Cattle and hog slaughter was lower last week as processing plants were closed in observation of Labor Day on Monday, 4 September. Total cattle slaughter was estimated at 555,000 head, 4.8 per cent...
11 September 2017
Cherkizovo Ranks First Among Russia's Meat Producers
RUSSIA - PJSC Cherkizovo Group, the largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer in Russia, last week announced that it has come first in the 2016 Agroinvestors ranking of Russia’s top meat producers....
SPP Continues to Drift Downwards
UK - The SPP continues to drift downwards albeit at a fairly slow rate dropping by .49p this week to 164.17p, reports Peter Crichton in his "Traffic Lights" commentary for 8 September....
08 September 2017
EU Pig Prices: Markets Remain Unchanged; Prices Decrease in South
EU - Compared with last week’s reports, the European slaughter pig market has hardly changed. The market situation in majority of the EU member states continues to be stable with unchanged quotations....
04 September 2017
CME: Latest Weekly Beef, Pork Trade Data; Implications for Fall Market
US - USDA will release the export data for July but market participants already are looking past that, trying to assess the level of export demand going into the fall market, reports Steiner Consulting...
Canadian Pig Herd Continues to Grow
CANADA - As at 1 July, the number of pigs on holdings in Canada rose for the fifth consecutive year to 14.1 million head, 2 per cent up on the same period in 2016 and 12 per cent higher than 1 July 2012,...
01 September 2017
CME: Hog Slaughter Expected to be Large This Week
US - Cash hog prices have come under significant pressure in the last couple of weeks due to a combination of seasonally higher hog numbers and a changing retail picture for pork bellies, reports Steiner...
31 August 2017
GB Pig Prices Return to Downwards Trajectory
UK - Despite some uplift in the previous week, the EU-spec SPP resumed its decline in week ended 26 August, reports Bethan Wilkins, AHDB Pork analyst....
EU Pig Prices: Markets Stay Unchanged; Demand, Supply Balanced
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market presents itself in a mostly balanced way once again. ...
28 August 2017
CME: US Pork Tonnage During July Up 2%
US - Last Thursday, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) published their monthly "Livestock Slaughter" report with data for July, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
UK Pig Cull Quotes Move Up
UK - Although the SPP rose by 0.13p to 164.66p and the influential German producer price stood on at €1.70, EU prices may come under pressure in the weeks ahead, reports Peter Crichton in his "Traffic...
24 August 2017
New Comprehensive Approach Aims to Modernize 100-Year-Old Meat Inspection Process
GLOBAL - In an effort to modernize the meat inspection process for the first time since the mid-1880s, Thermo Fisher Scientific will present a new and more efficient approach to help protect consumers...
EU Pig Prices: Most Markets Balanced; Not Many Price Changes
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market appears to be balanced overall. The majority of quotations remain unchanged, appearing stable on the level achieved so far. In some countries, the prices...
GB Pig Price Regains Some of Previous Weeks' Losses
UK - Following negative movements in the previous two weeks, the EU-spec SPP recovered some ground in week ended 19 August, gaining 0.13p to stand at 164.66p/kg. The current quote is almost 29p above year...
23 August 2017
Danish Crown Signs MoU with Alibaba Group’s Tmall
DENMARK - Yesterday, the world’s largest pork exporter Danish Crown signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Tmall, one of Alibaba Group’s business-to consumer e-marketplaces in China, at a ceremony...
22 August 2017
CME: Smaller Than Expected Hog Slaughter Numbers
US - The sharp break in pork belly prices last week was something that market participants had been pondering for a while but the speed with which it took place certainly got futures to pay attention,...
21 August 2017
Steam Out of Pig Market in Past Few Weeks
UK - In his "Traffic Lights" commentary for 18 August, Peter Crichton reports that some of the steam has come out of the pig market in the past few weeks with extra pigs around as well as a slightly more...
QMS Moves to Support Pork Industry Following Brechin Fire
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has been working closely with representatives of Tulip Ltd, Scottish Pig Producers (SSP) and Scotlean following the recent fire at the QPL Brechin pig processing...
UK Pig Slaughterings Continue to Fall in July
UK - UK clean pig slaughterings fell by 4 per cent on the year in July to 828.5 thousand head, according to latest data from Defra, Millie Askew, Senior Analyst at AHDB Pork....
18 August 2017
Danish Crown, Tulip to Move Under One Roof
DENMARK - Since its founding in 1990, Danish Crown has become one of Denmark's largest companies....
Pig Price Settles, IFA Reports
IRELAND - Quotes from main export pig processing plants have settled this week in the range of €1.65/kg- €1.70c/kg....
16 August 2017
CME: Positives & Negatives Predicted for Hog Market in Fall 2017
US - On Monday, we focused on implied profitability at various points along the hog/pork supply chain and decided to stay on the topic today as well. There is no arguing that hog producers and pork packer...
EU Pig Prices: Prices Getting Nowhere; Markets Balanced
EU - The European slaughter pig market does not appear to really be making headway. ...
14 August 2017
Mixed Dish as Far as Buyers, Sellers are Concerned
UK - Something of a mixed dish as far as buyers and sellers are concerned, with the SPP falling by .21p for the first time in 23 weeks, but its current value of 164.54p still makes a pleasant comparison...
BVA Welcomes Mandatory CCTV in Slaughterhouses; 'Huge Win for Animal Welfare'
UK - The Government’s plan to introduce mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses in England is a huge win for animal health and welfare, following years of campaigning by the British Veterinary Association...
11 August 2017
Processors Undermining Pigmeat Sector with Unjustified Price Cuts, Says IFA
IRELAND - Chairman of the IFA Pigs Committee, Tom Hogan has called on pig processors to stop undermining the Irish pigmeat sector with unjustified price cuts. ...
09 August 2017
EU Pig Prices: Recent Balance in Markets; Quotations Steady
EU - Regarding prices for slaughter pigs, the European market is on an overall steady level this current week of slaughter. The majority of quotations appear to remain constant....
 
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