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US exports higher than a year ago
USA, Washington. February exports of US beef were higher than a year ago in both volume and value, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).
Control of US-based National Beef acquired
BRAZIL, São Paulo. The acquisition of 51% interest in the US-company will make Marfrig the world’s second-largest beef producer and reduce its leverage.
Chicken meat exports decreased in Q1 2018
BRAZIL, São Paulo. In the first quarter of 2018, Brazil's poultry meat sales reported a decrease of 5.6% to 1,017 mill. t.
Team Ireland is top
NORTHERN IRELAND, Belfast. A team with butchers from Northern Ireland and Ireland competing have been named the best in the world at the 2018 World Butchers’ Challenge.
Q4 loss reported
BRAZIL, Barretos. The Brazilian beef processor posted a net loss of $97 mill.
BRAZIL, São Paulo. The Brazilian poultry company BRF S.A. is the latest meat processor under scrutiny by the Brazilian government in its so-called “Operation Weak Flesh.”
Feeding Latin America
USA, Lexington, Ky. The country leads the animal feed production in this region.
Fights over China's pork market
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. China’s pork imports have been slowing down lately, but are expected to pick up again over the rest of the year.
Brazil shows strength of its agribusiness
USA, Atlanta. Medium-sized Brazilian companies are taking advantage of the country's pavilion at this year’s International Production and Processing Expo in Atlanta.
New GM in Brazil
BRAZIL, Luziana, Goias. Carlos Antonio Costa was appointed as General Manager of Hubbard do Brazil.
Country considers lifting tariff on U.S. ethanol
BRAZIL, Brasilia. Decision could depend on Washington lifting a ban on fresh beef exports from Brazil.
Beef exports strong, lamb exports struggle
USA, Denver. The US beef exports value is on its way to a full-year value record, while lamb exports dropped from a year ago in volume but increased in value.
Global Animal Protein Outlook 2018 published
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. Production growth continues, bringing increased competition.
Strong presence in South America
DENMARK, Copenhagen. Through the acquisition of four companies in Brazil, Chile and Colombia, the company has secured a strong and broadly-based sales and production organisation in South America.
Ban follows detection of stimulants
RUSSIA, Moscow. Russia sets a temporary ban on Brazilian pork and beef imports.
University of Adelaide
Water buffalo genome unveiled
AUSTRALIA, Adelaide. That opens the way for improved breeding and conservation of this economically important animal.
$706 mill. charge in Q3
BRAZIL, São Paulo. The move comes as JBS joins a tax renegotiation program.
Pork Quarterly Q4 2017 published
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. Steady Growth in production brings trade into sharper focus.