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21 January 2015
View news from Brazil Marfrig Appoints New Chief Executive
BRAZIL - Martin Secco Arias has been appointed CEO of Marfrig Global Foods following the resignation of his predecessor, Sergio Rial....
14 January 2015
View 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....
09 January 2015
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....
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....
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....
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....
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)....
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....
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....
13 August 2014
View news from Brazil Agribusiness Exports Reach $9.61 Billion in July
BRAZIL - Brazil agribusiness exports reached $9.61 billion in July 2014....
15 July 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Exports to Surge Further
BRAZIL - Records are to be beaten this year in Brazilian beef sales abroad, Rabobank analysts have predicted....
02 July 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Cattle Slaughter up in First Quarter of 2014
BRAZIL - According to the Brazilian Institute of Geographic and Statistics (IBGE) quarterly survey, Brazilian cattle slaughter during the first quarter of 2014 rose 2.9 per cent year-on-year, to 8.36 million head, but was down 5.9 per cent on the previous...
04 June 2014
View news from Brazil BSE Does Not Dampen Beef Exports Which Lowers Prices
BRAZIL – A rise in beef exports has stopped a trend for higher steer prices in Brazil, despite last month’s BSE scare....
22 May 2014
View news from Brazil JBS Foods to Go Public
BRAZIL - One of Brazil’s largest food companies, JBS Foods is to float on the open market....
20 May 2014
View news from Brazil Russia Approves Six More Brazilian Meat Plants
BRAZIL – Six more meat plants are able to export to Russia following the decision of Russian food safety body Rosselkhoznadzor....
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