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25 January 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Russia Drives Growth in Brazil's Pork Exports
BRAZIL - There was a strong growth in the volume of pork exported from Brazil during 2015 – up 13 per cent on 2014....
14 January 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Ag Exports at Record Levels in 2015
BRAZIL - The amount of soybeans, corn, fresh chicken, coffee and pulp sold abroad in 2015 registered a record for Brazil's agribusiness trade....
12 January 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Aurora Alimentos Pledges to Eliminate Gestation Crates for Breeding Sows
BRAZIL - Cooperativa Central Aurora Alimentos, owner of Aurora brand and Brazil’s third largest pork producer, has announced it will completely phase out of the continuous use of gestation crates for...
07 December 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF Acquires Argentinian Hog Business
BRAZIL - BRF has announced it has signed a binding offer to acquire Dutch company Eclipse Holding Cooperatief, which operates Campo Austral, for $85 million....
21 October 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Surge in Third Quarter of 2015
BRAZIL - Brazilian pork exports recorded a sharp increase in the third quarter of 2015, with total exports for the year so far reaching 335,800 tonnes....
30 September 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil New Sustainability Guide for Brazil's Livestock Industry Open for Consultation
BRAZIL - In order to further reinforce the growing sustainable practice of the Brazilian livestock sector, the Brazilian Roundtable on Sustainable Livestock (GTPS) has created a sustainability guide and...
28 September 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Ag Inspector Strike Hits Exports
BRAZIL - Striking agricultural inspectors have caused "sizeable losses" and are impacting poultry and pork exports from Brazil, the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA) has warned....
25 September 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Good Weather Helps Brazil to Record Grain Crop
BRAZIL – Favourable production conditions in key producing regions have pushed Brazil’s grain yields to bumper levels, lifting 6.4 per cent on the prior year....
22 September 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Pork Sales to Eastern Europe Growing in 2015
BRAZIL - Brazilian exports of pork between January and August this year totalled 340,800 tons. The number, according to surveys of the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) is 4.4 per cent higher...
10 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil After Huge Agricultural Expansion Brazil Must Farm Smarter
BRAZIL – Agricultural land in Brazil expanded by 33 million hectares between 1990 and 2010 (roughly the size of Poland) and now the challenge is to drive for productivity and sustainability....
06 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Foods Reports Revenue Growth
BRAZIL - One of the world's largest poultry and pork exporters, Brazilian firm BRF, has reported a growth in net revenue of 12.8 per cent in the second quarter of 2015....
04 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Minister Reaffirms Commitment to Animal Health
BRAZIL - Brazil's Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply has committed to prioritising the use of the department's resources on protecting animal health....
29 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Chinese Inspectors Begins Visits to Brazilian Slaughterhouses
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA) has announced that Chinese technical officers have begun visits to slaughterhouses in Brazil, with a view to increasing trade between the countries....
19 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Grow 18.1 per cent in May
BRAZIL - Surveys conducted by the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA) show that Brazilian pork exports grew 18.1 per cent in volume during the month of May, when compared to the same period...
10 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Seeks New Markets for Meat Exports in China
BRAZIL - Organisations from Brazil are attending the International Food, Meat and Aquatic Products Exhibition (FMA) in China this week, aiming to increase exports of poultry and pig meat....
22 May 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil China-Brazil in Bilateral Trade Deal
BRAZIL - China and Brazil are to step up action on a bilateral trade agreement....
19 May 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil JBS Sees Sharp Rise in Profits
BRAZIL – Brazilian based beef and food processing giant JBS has reported a 57.6 per cent rise in operating profit, EBIDTA, for the first quarter of the year reaching R$ 2.76 billion (reais)....
18 May 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil First Quarter Brazilian Pork Exports to Russia Grow
BRAZIL - Brazilian pork exports to Russia grew 7.6 per cent in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period in 2014, according to the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA)....
23 April 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Pork Exports Down on the Year
BRAZIL - In the first three months of 2015, Brazil exported 18 per cent less pork than in the same period last year....
10 April 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pig Sector Fell in March 2015
BRAZIL - The Brazilian pig sector saw a fall in March 2015, according to the Brazilian government market analysts Cepea....
09 April 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Santa Catarina State Looks to Export Pork to the EU
BRAZIL - The chief executive of the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA), Francisco Turra, has participated in a series of meetings with the European Union authorities in Brussels....
30 March 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil LocalPork Project: Locally Adapted Pork Production in Brazil
BRAZIl - Providing feed to animals is an important cost when producing meat. In Brazil corn and soy are becoming more expensive because of alternative uses, such as biofuel production. The LocalPork project...
23 March 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Fall 24 Per Cent in 2015
BRAZIL - Brazilian exports of pork totalled in 26,300 tons in February 2015, 28.6 per cent less than in the same period of 2014. ...
10 March 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Truckers’ Strike Hits Brazilian Meat Trade
BRAZIL - A strike by truck drives that started in February has hit meat production and trade across Brazil according to the government market analysts Cepa....
19 February 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Decreased in January 2015
BRAZIL - Brazilian exports of pork reached in 28,900 tons in January 2015. The result is 19.1 per cent less than the total obtained in January 2014 when they were shipped 35,700 tons....
18 February 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Carcass Quotes Rising
BRAZIL - Despite decreases in January, average Brazilian beef quotes in February are 19.5 per cent higher than in the same period of 2014. Regular pork carcass quotes rose 6.2 per cent, changing from 5.99...
12 February 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Boosted
BRAZIL – Brazil’s export list has been officially extended, reopening pork trade to South Africa and forging a route for chicken to Pakistan....
04 February 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Seeks More Agriculture Trade with China
BRAZIL - The Chinese market is vital to the growth of Brazil's agricultural sector, and the country plans to focus on expanding exports to the world's second-biggest economy, newly elected Brazilian Agriculture...
16 January 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Farmers Should Expect Good Year
BRAZIL – Brazilian economists have offered a positive forecast for Brazil’s pig and poultry producers on supply and demand outlooks....
15 January 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Agriculture Exported $6.77 billion in December
BRAZIL - Brazilian agriculture exported $6.77 billion in December. Between January and December 2014, the amount reached was $96.75 billion....
 
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