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Ukrainian poultry giant MHP is looking at Saudi Arabia for acquisitions and joint venture projects to further develop its poultry and meat-processing business, Anastasiya Sobotyuk Director of Investor Relations at MHP told Poultry World. The move comes at a time when investment conditions in Ukraine are worsening.

The European Union has adopted protective measures in relation to outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the east of the bloc.

In this 4th episode of the FeedChat podcast series, Poultry World's sister publication All About Feed and Trouw Nutrition discuss the upcoming trends of 2020.

Poultry farming in the African country Angola is developing, with it now being self-sufficient in egg production, but still reliant on imports for poultrymeat.

Brazil’s animal protein industry comprises various large cooperatives. One of the best known is Lar, headquartered in Medianeira, PR, in the country’s south. With African Swine Fever ravaging Asia, opportunities are plentiful to promote its own products on a wider scale.

Despite all the technical developments in animal production, ways of getting the most out of feedstuffs are still being investigated. Non-starch polysaccharides (NSPs), which make up 7-19% of the plant-based raw materials in broiler diets, are tricky customers. Finding the right combination of enzyme activities to unlock nutrients from a variety of raw materials is essential. To be able to do this scientists need to understand the complex structures of NSPs.

Romania has become the latest country to record an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza.

Feed businesses are scrambling to make the most of an as-yet untapped protein source for livestock: insects. They can take food waste and turn it into a feedstuff – but regulation and commercialisation remain barriers to their widespread use, as former MultiBox executive James White recently explained.

The Slovakian ministry of agriculture and the Hugarian authorities have reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

At the end of January many poultry professionals will gather at the IPPE in Atlanta. For Poultry World a good reason to organise 2 seminars at the exhibition.


Last ditch buying for China for the upcoming Lunar New Year celebrations and European buyers looking to secure 0% duty raw vannamei shrimp is causing prices from Ecuador to firm, after they took a tumble at the end of 2014.

CHINA & US - The initial reaction to about any problem with exports in general and exports to China in particular is “The sky is falling!  The sky is falling!”, writes Steve Meyer & Len Steiner.

 China has banned all imports of U.S. poultry, poultry products and eggs amid recent reports of highly pathogenic strains of avian influenza found in the Pacific Northwest, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday.

20 February 2015 – The model of agricultural production that predominates today is not suitable for the new food security challenges of the 21st century and the need to be more sustainable, inclusive and resilient, the head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today.

China has banned all imports of U.S. poultry, poultry products and eggs amid recent reports of highly pathogenic strains of avian influenza found in the Pacific Northwest, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday.

This biannual report, published in June and December, includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in coffee.

Spring is here and brings with it many fresh healthy foods, including blueberries. Known for their antioxidants, vitamins and fiber, blueberries are a healthy option that is becoming more popular around the world and the U.S. blueberry industry is taking advantage of this demand with the help of the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Market Access Program (MAP).

It’s only been four months since the historic U.S.-Korea free trade agreement (KORUS) removed two thirds of the tariffs imposed on U.S. food and agricultural products exported to South Korea. But already, sales of U.S. fresh cherries are on the rise.

Organic processed products certified in the United States or Korea can now be labeled as organic in either country. This will allow American organic farmers, processors, and businesses greater access to Korea’s growing market for organic products. The arrangement between the two nations will take effect on July 1, 2014.


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