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Friday, October 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Export Volumes Continue Downward Trend
BRAZIL - Pork exports for the last two months and for the year to date have fallen in volume but increased significantly in US dollar value. ...
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF at Top of Sustainability Rankings
BRAZIL - Brazilian food processing giant BRF has been placed among the five best performers in the management of sustainability with a focus on low carbon technologies....
Friday, September 26, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF Appoints New Global CEO
BRAZIL - Pedro Faria has been appointed Global CEO of BRF (formerly Brasil Foods), effective in January 2015....
Friday, September 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Transport of Swine Restricted in Brazilian States
BRAZIL - From 3 September, the entry of pigs to the states of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul has been restricted to control classical swine fever....
Monday, September 15, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Greater Supply of Brazilian Pork for Export Forecast
BRAZIL - Most analysts forecast Brazilian economic growth to remain sluggish in 2015 but pork production and exports are forecast by the USDA to rise by five and 21 per cent, respectively....
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Meat Prices Still on the Rise
BRAZIL - Beef prices in Brazil showed the highest increase in meat prices in August compared to the same period of 2013....
Friday, August 29, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Main Institutions of Brazil's Animal Protein Chain Support FIPPPA
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Association of Machinery and Equipment (ABIMAQ) and the main Brazilian entities, universities and medias, trust in the quality and support a new event on animal protein production...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Russian Demand Sees Brazil Meat Prices Rocket
BRAZIL – Extra Russian demand is seeing ‘soaring’ pork prices in Brazil which is now inflating beef and chicken markets at a low supply ebb....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil JBS Sees Continued Growth
BRAZIL - JBS’ improving financial performance financial performance in 2014 continued through the second quarter of the year with a net income of R$29 billion....
Monday, August 18, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Russia Approves More Brazilian Pork Establishments for Export
BRAZIL - There are now 93 Brazilian slaughterhouses able to sell meat to Russia. ...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Spread of Aichivirus C to Major Pig Producing Regions of Brazil
BRAZIL - A study demonstrated that Aichivirus C has been present in Brazilian pig herds for years and has spread to the major pig-producing regions of the country....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Agribusiness Exports Reach $9.61 Billion in July
BRAZIL - Brazil agribusiness exports reached $9.61 billion in July 2014....
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Develops Contingency Plan for Classical Swine Fever
BRAZIL - Technicians from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Embrapa and state veterinary officials have met to develop a monitoring a plan for classical swine fever (CSF) in wild...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Export Volume, Value up in June 2014
BRAZIL - Compared to the same month last year, Brazilian pork exports during June rose 8.2 per cent in volume and 70 per cent in US$-value....
Pig Industry News from Brazil AveSui, Tecno Food Brazil Join Forces to Launch FIPPPA
BRAZIL - FIPPPA, the Animal Protein Production and Processing Expo, will have its launch from 28 to 30 April 2015 at the Expo Trade Convention Center in Curitiba (PR), Brazil....
Friday, July 04, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Exports Less Pork in 2014 But Value up 12 Per Cent
BRAZIL - For the first six months of 2014, chicken export volumes continue to increase gradually year-over-year while for pork, export values are up significantly despite lower volumes....
Monday, June 23, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Calls for Tighter Pig Health Controls with Colombia
BRAZIL - Following the announcement of classical swine fever outbreaks in Colombia, Brazil's pig industry body is calling for tighter restrictions on pig trade with that country to keep the disease out...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Researchers Make Pork Healthier
BRAZIL - Embrapa's agricultural research company is investigating how to create healthier pork....
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil JBS Foods to Go Public
BRAZIL - One of Brazil’s largest food companies, JBS Foods is to float on the open market....
Friday, May 16, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil JBS Profits Hit by Taxes and Costs
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and poultry processor JBS saw gross profit rise by 67.9 per cent to R$3.42 billion a rise of R$1.4 billion in the first quarter of 2014....
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pig and Poultry Promoted in South Korea
BRAZIL - Brazilian poultry and pig products will be highlighted in Seoul, South Korea, where representatives of the Association of Animal Protein (ABPA), in partnership with the Brazilian Agency for the...
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Increased Almost 20 Per Cent in April
BRAZIL - Brazil exported 42,623 tonnes of pig meat in April and had revenues of $118.66 million, an increase of 19.66 per cent in volume and 19.74 per cent in value compared to the same month of 2013....
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF Sees Good Growth in First Quarter
BRAZIL - BRF closed the first quarter of 2014 with 7.1 per cent growth in EBITDA over the same period last year, totalling R$861 million....
Friday, April 11, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Ministry Takes New Measures to Keep PED out of Brazil
BRAZIL - The agriculture ministry is reinforcing sanitary measures on imported pigs to keep Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) out of the country. These include new regulations of pig imports and a recently...
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Production Costs of Pigs, Broilers Fall in Early 2014
BRAZIL - The production costs of broilers and pigs calculated by Embrapa Swine and Poultry Concordia (SC), under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, are showing similar behaviours in early...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Sets up Pig Quarantine Facility to Protect from PEDV
BRAZIL - In order to protect the country from the spread of high-risk diseases such as Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus and the economic impacts associated with them, the Ministry of Agriculture,...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pig Industry Requests Govt Support for PED Controls
BRAZIL - Pig industry groups have asked for government support to stop the entry of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus in imported pork from the US....
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil JBS Reports Rise in Sales, Earnings
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and food processing giant JBS saw consolidated net revenue reached R$92,902.8 million in 2013, an increase of R$17.2 billion, 22.7 per cent higher than in 2012....
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Dropped in Volume, Value in February
BRAZIL - Compared to the same month last year, pork exports during February were down 10 per cent in volume and 11 per cent in US$-value....
Friday, February 28, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF Outlook Good as Income Soars
BRAZIL - BRF - formerly known as Brasil Foods - saw profits rise by 38 per cent last year to BRR1.1 billion....
 
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