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02 March 2015
View news from Brazil BRF Sees Sales Profits Rise
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat, poultry and dairy processing giant BRF saw net income more than double in 2014 reaching R $ 2.2 billion, an increase of 109.4 per cent compared to the previous year....
18 February 2015
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Quotes Almost Fifth Higher
BRAZIL - Despite decreases in January, average Brazilian beef quotes in February are 19.5 per cent higher than in the same period of 2014....
05 February 2015
View news from Brazil Brazil Seeking More Agriculture Trade with China
BRAZIL - The Chinese market is vital to the growth of Brazil's agricultural sector, and the country plans to focus on expanding exports to the world's second-biggest economy, newly elected Brazilian Agriculture Minister Katia Abreu said....
03 February 2015
View news from Brazil MSD Offers Technical Education on Sustainable Beef Practices in Brazil
ANALYSIS - MSD Animal Health's portfolio of products is only part of the service they provide to cattle producers in Brazil. Now they are sharing technical information and management techniques through e-learning, field days, meetings and practical curriculum...
02 February 2015
View news from Brazil Embrapas GAP Beef Cattle Program Focuses on Sustainable On-farm Practices
ANALYSIS - Embrapa's Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Beef Cattle program is a set of practices describing activities that should be applied on-farm, in association with measures to guarantee health, well-being and safety of workers. ...
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 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)....
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