Pigmeat

Pigmeat and infant formula drive increase in EU agri-food export values

Pigmeat and infant formula drive increase in EU agri-food export values

Increases in the export value of pigmeat and infant formula have helped drive August EU agri-food export values up compared to...

October 24, 2016

China to increase pork imports by 30% in 2016 – Rabobank

China to increase pork imports by 30% in 2016 – Rabobank

China is expected to increase its pork imports by 30% this year in order to cover the supply gap in...

July 10, 2016

Chinese pork imports surge in the first quarter of 2016

Chinese pork imports surge in the first quarter of 2016

China doubled the its pork imports for the month of March to 114,700t compared to the corresponding month in 2015,...

April 28, 2016

Import demand in China to support global pork market recovery – Rabobank

Import demand in China to support global pork market recovery – Rabobank

A supply shortage will continue to drive the pork import in demand in China, supporting the recovery of the global...

April 23, 2016

EU pigmeat consumption rises in 2015

EU pigmeat consumption rises in 2015

Pigmeat consumption is on the rise in the European Union, with the average person consuming 40.9kg of pigmeat in 2015,...

March 31, 2016

Video: Farmers spray hundreds of litres of milk in protest in Brussels

Video: Farmers spray hundreds of litres of milk in protest in Brussels

Farmers from across Europe were protesting today in Brussels as EU Agriculture Ministers met to try and come up with solutions...

March 14, 2016

EU Ministers discuss milk market crisis at Brussels meeting

EU Ministers discuss milk market crisis at Brussels meeting

EU Agriculture Ministers are meeting in Brussels today with discussions on the current crisis in the dairy and pigmeat sectors...

February 15, 2016

EU storage aid scheme for pigmeat closed after just 3 weeks

EU storage aid scheme for pigmeat closed after just 3 weeks

The pigmeat Private Storage Aid Scheme (PSA) open since 4 January 2016 has been closed. The decision comes following a...

January 27, 2016

EU Ministers to look at ‘deteriorating situation’ in the pigmeat sector

EU Ministers to look at ‘deteriorating situation’ in the pigmeat sector

EU Agriculture Ministers are set to examine the difficulties in the pigmeat sector at its Council meeting next week. At...

December 13, 2015

Lower feed costs and demand to drive Brazilian meat production – FAO

Lower feed costs and demand to drive Brazilian meat production – FAO

Brazilian meat production is expected to continue its fast growth in the coming decade, according to the FAO. In its...

November 3, 2015

Pork sector: First signs of a decline in the EU reproductive herd

Pork sector: First signs of a decline in the EU reproductive herd

As a consequence of the below average pigmeat prices, the first signs of a decline in the reproductive herd can...

October 18, 2015

Drop in Chinese pig herd will impact entire global market – Rabobank

Drop in Chinese pig herd will impact entire global market – Rabobank

The drop in the Chinese pig herd will impact the entire global pork market from now and into 2016, according...

August 19, 2015

EU meat production to rise by 1.7% in 2015

EU meat production to rise by 1.7% in 2015

Bovine meat production is anticipated to rise by 1.7% in 2015 in the EU, according to the Food and Agricultural...

May 11, 2015

Increased US pigmeat production anticipated

Increased US pigmeat production anticipated

The latest USDA red meat outlook points to increased pork production in the first quarter of this year, in line...

March 23, 2015

Hogan acknowledges problems in pigmeat sector

Hogan acknowledges problems in pigmeat sector

The substantial drop in pigmeat prices over the last number of months has been acknowledged by the European Commissioner for...

January 28, 2015