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Pig Industry News: Brazil

29 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Brazil SIAVS: Brazilian officials downplay Weak Flesh, welcome new trade opportunities
Ahead of the official opening of SIAVS International Pork and Poultry Show in São Paulo, a press conference was held and attended by journalists from over 40 countries around the world. Ellen Hardy reports....
24 April 2017
28 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Brazil Pork Commentary: Brazil - Glass House Syndrome
BRAZIL - The Brazil Meat Scandal is a big deal in Brazil and has global ramifications, writes Jim Long, President-CEO Genesus Inc....
17 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Brazil First Iberoamerican Swine Event Tackles Issues in Early Piglet Development
BRAZIL - The first Iberoamerican Swine Nutrition Roundtable, hosted by Novus International, Inc., brought together swine experts from Italy, Spain, and Latin America to discuss the various challenges facing...
07 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Brazil Researchers Highlight Alarming Link Between Feral Pigs and Vampire Bats
BRAZIL - The number of vampire bats, which transmit rabies and are a concern for livestock breeders, may be increasing in Brazil and the Americas along with growth in the populations of invasive feral...
19 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Increase By a Third
BRAZIL - The volume of fresh/frozen pork exported from Brazil in 2016 was a third higher than 2015 at over 628,600 tonnes....
13 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Resumes Fresh Pork Exports to South Africa
BRAZIL - Brazil will resume exports of fresh pork to South Africa following the lifting of the ban South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF)....
05 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Brazil Santa Catarina Pork Producer First to Receive the Brazilian Pork Label
BRAZIL - Pamplona, ​​a pig producer and exporter with headquarters in Rio do Sul (SC), has become the first company in Brazil to have the right to use the Brazilian Pork seal, maintained by the Brazilian...
13 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Positive Year for Brazil's Pork Exports
BRAZIL - According to figures compiled by the Brazilian Association of Animal Proteins (ABPA), pork exports continued the good performance registered in early 2016....
25 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Ceva Acquires Hertape and Inova to Enter Brazil’s Top 5 Animal Health Companies
BRAZIL - Move will increase the group global vaccine footprint with significant entry into the ruminant, Foot and Mouth disease market and a first entry into companion animal vaccines...
03 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Far East Buoys Brazilian Export Market
BRAZIL - Brazilian fresh/frozen pork export volumes for the January- September period were up 41 per cent this year, relative to 2015, at over 474,000 tonnes....
13 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Up 30.7 per cent in August
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) has revealed that Brazilian pork exports grew 30.7 per cent in August, compared to the same period last year....
21 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pig Production Cost Fell in August
BRAZIL - Production costs for pigs and broilers fell for the second month in a row in August, according to Brazil's agricultural research institute Embrapa....
12 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian-South Korea Pork Export Negotiations Near End
BRAZIL - After years of hard work, Brazilian pork should soon be entering the South Korean market. ...
01 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Lower Corn, Soybean Prices Reduce Brazilian Pig Production Costs
BRAZIL - Broiler and pig production cost indices have fallen in Brazil, after three consecutive months of increases, and record scores in June....
09 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Hypor Helps Facilitate Brazil's Swine Imports
BRAZIL - Hypor is partnering with the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) and a select number of global swine genetics companies to help renovate and expand Brazil’s exclusive...
05 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Authorises US Maize Imports to Relieve Price Pressure
BRAZIL - The Brazilian government has said it will allow import of 1 million tons of corn (maize) from the US to increase tight supplies in the country....
25 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil’s Soy Production Expected to Increase Sharply
BRAZIL - Brazil features over 75 million hectares of underused pasturelands which could be turned into productive cropland, according to Rabobank....
20 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Record Strong Growth
BRAZIL - Brazilian exports of fresh/frozen pork for the first half of 2016 increased by 56 per cent on the same period last year, to over 301,000 tonnes....
14 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil 2016's First Half Tough for Brazilian Pig, Poultry Producers
BRAZIL - An economic crisis and expanding unemployment wreaked havoc for Brazilian animal protein producers in the first half of this year, according to Francisco Turra, chief executive of the country's...
11 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil China a Key Market as Brazilian Pork Exports Rise Further
BRAZIL - Brazil's June pork exports were 31.4 per cent higher than the same period last year, with exports in the first half of 2016 55.5 per cent higher than 2015, according to the Brazilian Animal Protein...
28 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Limited Corn Supply Challenges Poultry, Pork Sectors
BRAZIL - A significantly lower than anticipated supply of corn continues to drive an increase in Brazil's domestic corn prices in 2016, according to a recent report from the US Department of Agriculture's...
13 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Maize Price Hinders Livestock Producers
BRAZIL - From a cereals perspective, one of the main talking points over the past month that has been affecting global grain prices is Brazil’s second, or safrinha, maize crop....
26 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Pig, Poultry Production Costs Rise Again
BRAZIL - Brazilian pig and poultry production costs rebounded in April after registering a decrease in the month of March, according to the latest data from the Central Intelligence Agency for Poultry...
16 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Pork Exports Continue to Grow - Less Dependence on Europe
BRAZIL - Brazilian exports of pork, considering all products (fresh and processed) totaled 62,000 tons in April, 47.2 per cent higher than in the same period last year....
09 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Puerto Rico Opens Market for Brazilian Pork
BRAZIL - Puerto Rico has opened its market for pork produced in Brazil....
02 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Looks to China to Expand Pork Business
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA), in partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), is promoting a major initiative with Chinese market importers...
29 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Pig Production Costs Now Falling in Brazil After Record Highs
BRAZIL - For the first time in 2016, swine and poultry production costs are falling, according to statistics from Brazil's Embrapa Intelligence Center....
28 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Swine Producers Use Diagnostics to Pinpoint Diseases
ANALYSIS - Despite lacking of some swine diseases seen in other parts of the world, the demand for swine diagnostics in Brazil is growing as producers want to pinpoint disease challenges and better understand...
21 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil China Offers New Market Opportunities For Brazilian Pork
BRAZIL - There was a sharp growth in Brazilian pork exports in the first quarter of 2016, of over 80 per cent year on year, to 140,000 tonnes....
 
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