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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....
18 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pig Producers on Alert for Corn Shortage
BRAZIL - The chief executive of the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA), Francisco Turra, has said animal protein producers are concerned about a shortage of corn in Brazil....
Pig Industry News from Brazil Nutriad Hosts Technical Symposium Brazil
BRAZIL - On March 30th Nutriad organized its third annual Technical Symposium in Florianopolis (SC, Brazil). At the event Nutriad experts and external speakers introduced new insights and novel solutions...
14 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF to Acquire Globosuínos Agropecuária
BRAZIL - BRF has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Globosuínos Agropecuária S.A. for R$ 20.2 million....
04 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil New Guides Educate on Good Welfare in Pig Production
BRAZIL - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) has made available three booklets on welfare in pig farming. The publications address the treatment of animals on farms, in transportation...
29 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF to Acquire Alimentos Calchaquí Productos
BRAZIL - BRF has entered into an agreement to acquire the Argentinian company Alimentos Calchaquí Productos....
21 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Hits Record Pig, Poultry Slaughter in 2015
BRAZIL - Good chicken prices last year and swine in 2014 led to record slaughter numbers in Brazil in 2015, according to the general coordinator for livestock in the Ministry of Agriculture, John Solomon....
18 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports a Step Closer to South Korea
BRAZIL - Brazil is now a step closer to being able to export pork products to South Korea. For Brazil, the opening of this market could result in business of US$153.6 million per year....
17 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF’s 2015 Net Income Grows 46 per cent to R$3.1 billion
BRAZIL - Despite the extremely challenging economic scenario, BRF’s net income advanced 46 per cent in 2015, to $3.1 billion. EBITDA came to R$5.7 billion, which represents significant growth of 21.9...
23 February 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Parts of Brazil One Step Closer to Classical Swine Fever-Free Status
BRAZIL - Brazil has submitted a request to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) to expand Classical Swine Fever-free status to fourteen more states, as well as the Federal District around Brasilia....
17 February 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Pork Production Costs Rise in Brazil
BRAZIL - Pig and broiler production costs have risen sharply at the start of 2016, according to Brazil's Centre of Intelligence for Poultry and Swine (CIAS)....
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)....
 
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