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China beef imports remain robust in first nine months 

China’s beef imports have remained strong in the first three quarters, up 11% year-on-year (yoy) and reaching 1.73mt. Fresh and chilled beef imports had...

Meat companies view exports and value-added products

In realigning their strategies, meat processors are looking to exports and value added products to boost sales, writes PAYUNGSAK WIRIYABUNDITKUL. Major poultry processing companies in...

Meat companies view exports and value-added products

In realigning their strategies, meat processors are looking to exports and value added products to boost sales, writes PAYUNGSAK WIRIYABUNDITKUL. Major poultry processing companies in...

New flavor for alternative feed ingredients, sources

Feed ingredient prices and import challenges continue to rock animal protein production in Asia. But producers continue to find ways to balance production costs...

Slaughterhouse closure contributes to Thaifoods loss in Q3

Thailand’s Thaifoods Group reported a net loss of USD 13.9 million in Q3 2021, hurt by the temporary closure of its chicken slaughterhouse in...

Covid-19 weighs in on CPF’s Q3 earnings

CP Foods reported a net loss of USD 164 million in Q3 2021 as Covid-19 impacted operating expenses and consumer purchasing power. Sales revenue...

Global fisheries market remains in recovery phrase

The global market for fisheries and aquaculture products remains in the recovery phase from the impacts of Covid-19. But there are positive indications, with total...

Thai Union’s Q3 net profit down 5% on Covid disruptions

Thai Union Group (TU) reported a net profit of USD 58.61 million in Q3 2021, down 5.8% year-on-year (yoy), hurt by higher logistic costs,...

Ayam Kane finds success with cooked chicken

For Indonesia’s Ayam Kane, the pandemic presented a real boost to its cooked chicken business. After sales increased by 70% last year, with an...

Fast food lessons during the pandemic

Fast food, the pandemic and customer response have taught Quality Integrated Agro a thing or two about product innovation, creativity, and quality assurance, writes...

Sumber Pakis raises pork safety levels 

Indonesia’s pig producer Sumber Pakis is increasing product safety levels, as the Covid-19 pandemic and ASF outbreaks are making consumers err on the side...

Japan’s feed demand to stay flat

Japan’s compound feed demand this year will stay flat as ASF, avian influenza, and the Covid-19 pandemic appear to have limited impact, industry sources...

ASF, Covid-19 create demand disruption

More than higher shipping costs, demand disruption due to ASF and Covid-19 has contributed to today’s market crisis. Rupert Claxton, consultant at market research...

Meat industry adjust policies to curb Covid-19 infection

Vaccination is key in their adjustments to curb Covid-19 infections and resume full operations, writes RAJESWARI RAMANEE and the Asian Agribiz team. The Covid-19 pandemic...

Covid cloud lifts while prices go north!

Livestock, feed, and meat producers wait in anticipation as we enter the last quarter of 2021, hoping for a change in the current economic...

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