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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....
14 January 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Exported Less Pork in November
BRAZIL - Pork exports for November, the most recent month reported, and for the year to date fell in volume but increased significantly in US dollar value....
07 January 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Appoints First Female Minister of Agriculture
BRAZIL - In a ceremony held on Monday 5 January, at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Senator Katia Abreu took over from the former minister, Neri Geller, as the Minister of Agriculture....
02 December 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Nutreco Acquires Two Brazilian Premix, Feed Companies
BRAZIL - Nutreco has acquired two animal nutrition companies in Brazil. This expansion is in line with its strategy to expand into growth geographies....
26 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil First Shipment of Brazilian Pork Heads for US
BRAZIL - The first shipment of Brazilian pork bound for the United States left port last week....
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF Adopts New Animal Welfare Practices
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and food processor BRF has joined forces with international animal welfare organisation, World Animal Protection, to improve animal welfare practices in its supply and production...
20 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil China, Saudi Arabia End Brazil Meat Embargo
BRAZIL – Brazil’s meat plants will have access to Saudi Arabia and China reopened next month....
06 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pig Meat Exports Resume to South Africa
BRAZIL - South Africa has reopened its border to imports of fresh pork from Brazil....
31 October 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF Shows Strong Growth
BRAZIL – Brazilian meat and food processing giant BRF ended the third quarter of 2014 with net income of 624 million real (BRR), an increase of 117.5 per cent compared to the third quarter of 2013....
30 October 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Expo Offers Information on Health, Food Safety
BRAZIL - Prevention of pig disease, meat quality and Salmonella monitoring on farm are among the key topics for the Brazilian Corporation of Agricultural Research (EMBRAPA) at the Pork Expo this week....
 
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