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Bangladeshi chicken suffers the hot weather

The Bangladeshi poultry industry is feeling the heat with extreme temperatures, driving down egg and meat production by 12%. Moshiur Rahman, Paragon’s Managing Director,...

Heatstroke kills 100k chickens daily in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi poultry farmers report that 100,000 chickens die daily from heatstroke, resulting in USD 1.82 million in losses daily. The Bangladesh Poultry Association warns...

Bangladesh is not keen on cattle imports

The Bangladeshi government says there will be no import of sacrificial animals for Eid-Ul-Adha this year. Md Abdur Rahman, Minister of Fisheries and Livestock,...

US suspends Thai and Bangladeshi seafood exporters

Two more Asia-based seafood companies that process shrimp under Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification had their exports to the US suspended. This was due...

Bangladesh promotes RTC fish for convenience

The Bangladesh Fisheries Development Corporation (BFDC) has launched a range of ready-to-cook (RTC) frozen fish products. It hopes to introduce 40 species of fish...

Bengal Meat adds more ways to sell meat

Bengal Meat is expanding its retail channels to reach more consumers in Bangladesh. From company-run butcher shops, the brand has expanded to ‘shop-in-shop’ setups...

Kazi Farms turns hatchery waste into protein-rich meal

Bangladesh’s Kazi Farms has opened a new hatchery waste processing plant in collaboration with PoultryTechBangladesh. The initiative is part of a government-to-government partnership to...

Bangladesh beef industry needs better genetics

The lack of pure-line cattle genetics is limiting the growth of the Bangladesh beef industry. Ihtesham Shahjajan, Managing Director, Quality Foods Bangladesh, told Asian...

Bangladesh finds growing value in poultry integration

Poultry integration has grown in Bangladesh in the last two years, adding more independent farmers to the contract model. Viney Vatal, Managing Director of...

Bangladesh not feeling the benefits of falling grain prices

Bangladesh continues to experience high feed raw material costs despite prices easing globally. Mohammad Nazrul Islam, General Secretary of the Feed Industries Association Bangladesh,...

Customer education must accompany sustainability initiatives

Consumers in Bangladesh must be made aware of sustainability food labels and trends, especially in packaging. Munsub Abrar, founder of online food delivery platform...

Bangladesh egg companies fined for price fixing

The Bangladesh Competition Commission has fined CP Bangladesh and Diamond Egg USD 3.1 million for “artificially inflating egg prices through collusive practices.” The decision...

China bans pigs from Bangladesh

China has banned import of pigs, pig products, and wild boar from Bangladesh after the latter informed WOAH of an outbreak of ASF at...

Egg imports fail to break through into Bangladesh

The prospect of egg imports into Bangladesh is fizzling out as few importers have succeeded in importing. Moshiur Rahman, Paragon Group Managing Director, told...

Bangladesh govt shoots down beef import request

The Bangladesh government has rejected an appeal to import beef as it prioritizes domestic production. The India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce had earlier requested permission...

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