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12 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Romania ASF Update: Romania identifies new cases
Reports are emerging of a new outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in Tulcea, Romania - close to the Ukrainian border. The Pig Site has compiled a checklist of practical measures that can stop the virus...
20 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Romania Romanian Breeders Eye Live Pig Export to Expand by 40 per cent
ROMANIA - Following the recent decision of the European Commission’s Standing Committee on Veterinary Medicinal Products to lift the ban on Romania’s live pig exports to other European Union member...
29 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Romania Romanian Meat Processor Launches €5 million Salami Line
ROMANIA - Romanian meat processor Agricola International Bacau has completed its investment in expanding the salami output capacity of its plant in Bacau, in the country’s east. The project was worth...
23 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Romania Romanian Meat Processor Eyes Higher Exports to EU
ROMANIA - Romanian pork meat processor Kosarom SA is aiming to expand its export sales to the EU to 20 per cent of the company’s total sales to compensate for the relatively low purchasing power of Romanians,...
02 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Romania Romanian Meat Processor Boost Sales Following VAT Cut
ROMANIA - Romanian meat processor Vascar S.A. increased its meat products sales by 34% and its sales of canned meat by 43% in the first four months of this year. Company representatives says that this...
25 February 2016
Pig Industry News from Romania Romanian Meat Processor to Invest €9 Million to Raise Output
ROMANIA - Romanian meat processor Agricola International Bacau has unveiled plans to invest €9 million to upgrade its facilities and expand its output capacity by up to 30 per cent, according to senior...
11 November 2015
Pig Industry News from Romania Romanian Meat Processor to Double Output Capacity by 2017
ROMANIA - Romanian meat processor Vascar has announced plans to double its output capacity by 2017 and reach sales revenues of some RON 130 million (€29.2 million). The company specialises in processed...
27 February 2015
Pig Industry News from Romania Romanian Meat Industry Expects VAT on Meat to be Cut
ROMANIA - Following efforts by the Romanian Meat Association (ARC) which has been calling on the country’s government to reduce the value-added tax (VAT) on meat, the recently released new draft of the...
02 October 2014
Pig Industry News from Romania New Outbreak of Aujeszky’s Disease in Romanian Swine
ROMANIA - There has been one new outbreak of Aujeszky’s disease confirmed in the Tulcea region of Romania. ...
05 March 2014
Pig Industry News from Romania Challenges to Swine Fever Control in Romania Identified
ROMANIA - The EU Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) has expressed some concerns following an audit into Romania's Classical Swine Fever eradication programme in September last year....
03 December 2013
Pig Industry News from Romania China, Romania Agree on Pig Deal
ROMANIA – China has confirmed two large orders of pigs and cattle from Romania to satisfy meat demand, adding that whatever Romania can deliver, it can buy....
12 September 2013
Pig Industry News from Romania Pig Production: 20 Years of Big Dutchman Systems in Romania
ROMANIA - Many successful Romanian livestock owners have trusted Big Dutchman poultry and pig equipment in the past 20 years. This significant figure was recently the reason for a celebratory symposium...
22 November 2012
Pig Industry News from Romania Biomin Romania Exhibits at Farmer and Indagra 2012
ROMANIA - October and November were busy months for BIOMIN Romania as there were two very important fairs to attend. ...
10 September 2012
Pig Industry News from Romania Sow Management of 2,600 Animals in a Closed System
ROMANIA - For more than 20 years already, Big Dutchman has supported pig farmers in post-socialist Europe in reconstructing outdated production units. Recently also in Roman in the East of Romania. The...
17 August 2012
Pig Industry News from Romania Trichinellosis Rumbles on in Pigs, People in Romania
ROMANIA - Following a survey that revealed a low incidence of trichinellosis in wild and domestic pigs in the west of the country between 1998 and 2011, researchers say that human cases still occur,...
20 July 2012
Pig Industry News from Romania Smithfield's Romania Investments Reach US$600M
ROMANIA - The economic crisis has had a negative impact on all sectors of the Romanian economy, but US investors continue to invest locally and are optimistic about the future. US pork giant Smithfield...
14 December 2011
Pig Industry News from Romania CarmOlimp Expects Boost from Pork Exports
ROMANIA - Cold meats producer, CarmOlimp, expects pig meat exports to the EU to account for nine per cent of its 2012 turnover, after the European Commission lifted the ban on Romanian pork exports to...
08 December 2011
Pig Industry News from Romania Romania Pig Meat Now Authorised for Trade in EU
ROMANIA and EU - At the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health in Brussels, the Member States have unanimously given their go ahead to a draft Decision tabled by the Commission that will...
03 November 2011
Pig Industry News from Romania Biomin Romania at International Fair in Bucharest
ROMANIA - Between 19 and 23 October 2011, Biomin Romania has participated in the biggest and most important annual, international fair in the country, INDAGRA 2011....
05 July 2011
Pig Industry News from Romania Mixed Prospects for Romanian Agribusiness
ROMANIA - The country is emerging from two years of recession and while cereal production is rising and investors are confident about the dairy industry, meat production is falling, according to a new...
17 March 2010
Pig Industry News from Romania Romanian Pig Meat Market Assessed
ROMANIA - Bord Bia recently undertook a market study looking at the Romanian meat market, with particular emphasis placed on pig meat....
10 September 2009
Pig Industry News from Romania Cargill Expands Romanian Animal Nutrition Production
ROMANIA - US feed and meat processor Cargill is expanding its animal nutrition footprint in Romania through a major investment in its feed plant in Sura Mica near the town of Sibiu, including the construction...
28 May 2009
Pig Industry News from Romania PM: Romanians Can Consume Pork Safely
ROMANIA - Pork consumption is safe in Romania, according to Prime Minister Emil Boc. The statement comes on Thursday, after the Ministry of Health confirmed the country’s first three cases of H1N1 flu....
18 February 2009
Pig Industry News from Romania EC Denies Lift on Romanian Pork Export Ban
ROMANIA - The European Commission, in answer to a recent question put by Romanian MEP Constantin Dimitriu (EPP-ED), said it will review the situation of the Romanian pork exports after this mid-year, the...
19 December 2008
Pig Industry News from Romania Authorities Recall Processed Pork Products
ROMANIA - The Romanian authorities are recalling from the market all the processed pork products which are containing Irish pork meat. ...
20 November 2008
Pig Industry News from Romania Romania Likely to Resume Exports in 2009
ROMANIA - In all likelihood, the export of pork into the EU market may br resumed as of 2009 if the plan of ceasing vaccination against swine fever is approved by the European Commission (EC), Romanian...
16 July 2008
Pig Industry News from Romania Smithfield Increases Investment in Romania
ROMANIA - Smithfield Foods, the US pig meat processing giant, is to invest about €100 million this year in its farms in Romania....
28 May 2008
Pig Industry News from Romania Romania: Pork Prices to Rise as of July
ROMANIA - As of July 2008, pork prices in Romania are to increase by a whopping 15%. ...
08 January 2008
Pig Industry News from Romania EU-Romania Deal on Pig Slaughter
ROMANIA - The EU will let Romania continue slaughtering animals in the traditional way for Christmas and Easter, Romania's agriculture minister says....
19 October 2007
Pig Industry News from Romania New outbreak of swine fever in Romania
ROMANIA - Some 2,500 pigs are to be slaughtered next week after a new outbreak of swine fever was found in a natural park in eastern Romania, local veterinary authorities said Thursday....
 
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