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19 November 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian National Livestock Earnings to Increase
BRAZIL – National agricultural production earnings will rise almost ten per cent to R$419.76 billion if preliminary studies are realised....
15 November 2013
View news from Brazil Veterinary Services Need To Strengthen Urgently
BRAZIL – The urgent need for coordination of veterinary services to support food production and animal health will be addressed at next month’s veterinary education conference....
View news from Brazil JBS Sees Revenues Rise
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat processing giant JBS has reported consolidated net revenue of R$24.2 billion, an increase of R$4.9 billion or 25.1 per cent in the third quarter of the year compared to the same period last year....
View news from Brazil Marfrig Reports 11 Per Cent Increase in Net Revenue
BRAZIL - Net revenue increased to almost BRR5 billion for the latest quarter, reports Marfrig, an increase of 11 per cent over the previous three-month period, while gross margin rose to 11.9 per cent. ...
12 November 2013
View news from Brazil Marfrig JBS and Minerva Plants Come Under Malaysian Halal Scrutiny
BRAZIL – Malaysian veterinarians are undertaking inspections on Halal slaughterhouses across Brazil, potentially opening up 1750 tonnes of Brazilian beef to Malaysian consumers every day....
11 November 2013
View news from Brazil Change of Culture for Brazilian Processor BRF
ANALYSIS - Brazilian meat and food processing company BRF has given assurances that its primary pig and poultry operations are to remain in the company, following the sale of its beef fattening and slaughtering sector to fellow Brazilian processor, Minerva,...
05 November 2013
View news from Brazil South American Foot and Mouth Vaccinators Eye 158 Million Cattle
BRAZIL/ARGENTINA – The second round of cattle vaccinations have begun across South America this month to rid the region of Foot and Mouth Disease, aiming to reach 158 million cattle....
31 October 2013
View news from Brazil Brazil to Minimize Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture
BRAZIL- Agriculture Ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) have signed a joint statement to minimize the negative effects of climate change on security food....
24 October 2013
View news from Brazil JBS Outlook Returns to 'Stable'
BRAZIL - Ratings agency, Fitch, has taken JBS S.A. off 'Negative Watch'. ...
14 October 2013
View news from Brazil Beef Carcass Price Close to Reaching Three Year High
BRAZIL – Beef carcasses have sold at almost a three year high in recent weeks as supplies remain tight across Sao Paulo state....
07 October 2013
View news from Brazil Second Stage of FMD Vaccination Takes Place in Roraima
BRAZIL - The state of Roraima has opened the second round of vaccination against Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) on Tuesday, 1 October....
03 October 2013
View news from Brazil Global Most Sustainable Companies List Includes BRF
BRAZIL - BRF (formerly Brasil Foods) has been selected as component of the United Nations new Global Compact index for companies that are committed to sustainability with the best performance in the capital markets....
26 September 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Minister Discusses Sustainable Water Use in Agriculture
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Antonio Andrade, promoted the sustainable use of water in agriculture during the opening ceremony of the meeting of the Inter-American Board of Agriculture (IABA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina....
23 September 2013
View news from Brazil Short Supply of Cattle Puts Live and Deadweight Prices Up Through September
BRAZIL - Fed cattle and meat quotes have been registering significant increases in September, affected mainly by the limited supply compared to the demand....
18 September 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Sector Reaches Peak
BRAZIL - The Brazilian beef industry is currently at a peak and about to regress slightly over the coming year, market analysts say....
View news from Brazil New Corporate Affairs Chief at BRF
BRAZIL - Marcos Jank to head up the Global Division for Corporate Affairs of Brasil Foods (BRF)....
16 September 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Steer Prices Improving
BRAZIL - Brazilian steer prices improved during August, averaging R$3.38/kg lwt (approximatelly A$1.60/kg lwt) in Sao Paulo state, up 12 per cent year-on-year in Real (Brazilian currency) terms (Cepea/ESALQ)....
09 September 2013
View news from Brazil Weak Currency Boosts Brazilian Beef Exports
BRAZIL - Strong international demand, a weak currency and sluggish domestic demand combined to boost Brazilian beef exports during August to 109,300 tonnes swt – the highest volume since August 2007....
06 September 2013
View news from Brazil New States Recognised as Free of FMD
BRAZIL - The states of Ceará and Piauí are now recognised as zones free of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)....
View news from Brazil Calf Prices Moved Up 9.4% in 2013
BRAZIL - Cattlemen expenses regarding calves purchases resumed increasing this year, accumulating a 9.4 per cent increase from January to July. ...
02 September 2013
View news from Brazil Stable Outlook for JBS SA and JBS USA
BRAZIL - Standard and Poor's rating agency has reaffirmed the BB rating of JBS SA and JBSA USA with stable outlook. ...
20 August 2013
View news from Brazil Brazil Declared 99 per cent FMD Free
BRAZIL – More than 205 million head of cattle – 99 per cent of the national herd - have been declared free of foot and mouth disease by the agriculture minister, Antonio Andrade....
16 August 2013
View news from Brazil JBS Revenue Rise from Organic Growth
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat processing giant JBS had net revenue of R $ 21.9 billion in the second quarter of the year, up R$ 3.4 billion, or 18.7 per cent, compared to the second quarter of 2012. ...
15 August 2013
View news from Brazil July Hits Five Year Export High for Brazil
BRAZIL – July has been confirmed as the best month for beef exports and revenue since September 2008, the Brazilian Association of Beef Exporters (ABIEC) has announced....
View news from Brazil JBS Mercosul Appoints Gularte as New President
BRAZIL - Miguel Gularte has been appointed as the new president of Brazilian meat processing giant JBS Mercosul....
13 August 2013
View news from Brazil Vaccination Not Required For Bluetongue
BRAZIL – A technical collaboration has unanimously decided that there is no justification for the import of vaccines into Brazil for Bluetongue disease....
12 August 2013
View news from Brazil Marfrig Sees Revenue Growth
BRAZIL - Improvements in sales to Foodservice and exports by Marfrig Beef Brazil has helped Marfrig‘s net revenue grow by 9.4 per cent in the second quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2012. ...
09 August 2013
View news from Brazil Lower Beef Prices Spark Concern Over Economy
BRAZIL - Beef export prices have dropped 8.4 per cent over the last 12 months, the Centre for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics (CEPEA) has revealed. ...
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