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09 January 2015
View news from Brazil Why Are Brazilian Milk Prices at a Four Year Low?
BRAZIL – Brazil’s low milk prices are the result of a milk production increase after investors were buoyed by high 2013 milk prices, say economists....
View news from Brazil Drought and Exports Vamp Up Brazilian Cattle Prices
BRAZIL – Deteriorating pasture across many regions and more marketing opportunities abroad have kept cattle supplies tight in Brazil, where all segments of cattle reached record prices last month....
07 January 2015
View 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....
19 December 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Cattle Slaughter Down in Third Quarter
BRAZIL - Brazilian cattle slaughter during the third quarter fell by 4.5 per cent year-on-year and one per cent on the previous quarter, to 8.5 million head, according to the Brazilian Institute of Geographic and Statistics (IBGE) quarterly survey....
16 December 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Genomics Shaves Weeks of TB Detection
BRAZIL – Two breakthroughs have reduced tuberculosis testing waiting times on bovine samples from three months to two days....
09 December 2014
View news from Brazil BRF Sells Dairy Arm to Lactalis
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and food processor BRF has completed the deal to sell its dairy interests to Lactalis....
03 December 2014
View 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
View 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 chain....
20 November 2014
View 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....
17 November 2014
View news from Brazil Russia Approves Three More Dairy Plants
RUSSIA/BRAZIL – Confirmation from Russian sanitary service Rosselkhoznadzor has enabled three more Brazilian dairy plants to export cheese to Russia....
12 November 2014
View news from Brazil Brazil Confident of Saudi Beef Ban Lift
BRAZIL – Saudi Arabian trade officials have signalled that an end to the embargo on Brazilian beef is likely ahead of a meat standards visit to Brazil next week....
06 November 2014
View news from Brazil Global Agreement Reached on Sustainable Beef
BRAZIL - At a meeting in Sao Paulo, Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) has agreed global principles and criteria for sustainable beef production....
03 November 2014
View 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 R$624 million, an increase of 117.5 per cent compared to the third quarter of 2013....
20 October 2014
View news from Brazil Brazil to Intensify Beef Production
BRAZIL – In response to rising global beef demand, Brazil is set to step up the rapid intensification of its beef production sector over the next 10 years, enabling the industry to expand into higher-value export markets....
17 October 2014
View news from Brazil BRF at Top of Sustainability Rankings
BRAZIL - Brazilian food processing giant BRF has been placed among the five best performers in the management of sustainability with a focus on low carbon technologies....
16 September 2014
View news from Brazil Greater Supplies of Beef, Pork for Exports Forecast
BRAZIL - Most analysts forecast Brazilian economic growth to remain sluggish in 2015....
15 September 2014
View news from Brazil Improving Export Relations Lifts Brazil's Exports 10 Per Cent
BRAZIL – Strong Russian and Hong Kong demand and several lifted beef embargoes have allowed Brazil’s beef exports to pass the million ton mark for 2014....
11 September 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Getting Safer
BRAZIL – University research shows that Brazilian beef is becoming safer as the number of cattle slaughtered without sanitary inspection falls....
10 September 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Meat Prices Continue to Rise
BRAZIL - Beef prices in Brazil showed the highest increase in meat prices in August compared to the same period of 2013....
05 September 2014
View news from Brazil Stable Brazilian Milk Prices Tipped to Continue
BRAZIL – Milk prices have been stable for three months and are expected to remain so in September, says the Centre for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics (CEPEA)....
01 September 2014
View news from Brazil Another BSE Ban Lifted on Brazilian Beef
BRAZIL – Egypt joined Iran last week by lifting restrictions imposed on Brazilian beef as part of precautionary actions to an ‘atypical’ case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)....
29 August 2014
View news from Brazil Main Institutions of Animal Protein Chain Support FIPPPA 2015
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Association of Machinery and Equipment (ABIMAQ) and the main Brazilian entities, universities and medias, trust in the quality and support the biggest event of animal protein production released in Latin America next year....
26 August 2014
View news from Brazil Iran Lifts Brazil Beef Ban
BRAZIL - Beef from Mato Grosso state can now be shipped into Iran, ending a three month embargo because of an atypical case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)....
View news from Brazil Parmalat Buys Brazilian Milk Processor
BRAZIL - Italian dairy processing company Parmalat S.p.A. is to acquire some of the production plants and brands of the Brazilian company Lácteos Brasil S.A....
21 August 2014
View news from Brazil Russian Demand Rockets Brazil Meat Prices
BRAZIL – Extra Russian demand is seeing ‘soaring’ pork prices in Brazil which is now inflating beef and chicken markets at a low supply ebb....
View news from Brazil Brazil July Milk Price Stable
BRAZIL – Brazilian farmgate milk prices were stable in July as demand waned towards the month end. ...
20 August 2014
View news from Brazil JBS Sees Continued Growth
BRAZIL - JBS’ improving financial performance financial performance in 2014 continued through the second quarter of the year with a net income of R$29 billion....
15 August 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Steer Prices Ease as Exports Surge
BRAZIL - Brazilian steer prices from Sao Paulo state eased in July, down 2.2 per cent on the previous month, averaging R3.97 kg/lwt – approximately US$1.78 kg/lwt according to Cepea/Esalq....
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