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Growth despite challenges for Thai chicken exports

Thailand has long been a major exporter of chicken products. According to the Thai Broiler Processing Exporters Association, the country is expected to export...

Thai government agencies and private sector cooperate to keep ASF out

Thailand’s pig industry and related agencies have successfully prevented ASF from crossing into its borders, even as the virus rages in neighboring countries. PAYUNGSAK...

Broiler feed cost remains high in Thailand

Thailand’s broiler chicken meat production costs are estimated to rise 2-3% from 2019, according to the USDA. Feed cost, which accounts for 60-65% of...

Let’s Plant Meat rolls-out across Thailand

Chiang Mai-based Let’s Plant Meat start-up has launched its first plant-based burger product across major supermarket chains in Thailand. These include 80 locations of...

Thai chicken exports expected to grow in H2

by Chakrit Ridmontri - Chicken exports from Thailand in the second half of the year will be increasing faster than in the first half due to rising demand from Japan and China, according to Kukrit Areepakorn, Manager of the Thai Broiler Processing Exporters Association.

Pork price softens as Vietnam ups import of live hogs from Thailand

Thuy Duong Phat Co. Ltd has imported 500 live pigs from Thailand to Dong Nai province to increase the supply of fresh pork in...

CPTPP unlikely to benefit Thai pig farmers

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) could be more beneficial to Canada, the third biggest pork exporter in the world, than...

Thai pig imports diffuse pork shortage tension in Vietnam

Thailand sent about 500 pigs to Vietnam’s wholesale market in Ha Nam province on June 23. The pigs were bought-up within the day and this quickly pulled down pork prices.

CPF promotes biogas production at all farms in Thailand

CP Foods wants all its farms and processing plants in Thailand to transition into biogas production for sustainable energy. Senior Vice President, Safety Health...

Thailand to become food hub

- Thailand’s investment agency is encouraging investment in food businesses with a view to create a food hub.

Vietnam increases breeding pig imports from Thailand

- Viet Duc International Nutrition Co Ltd (Viet Duc) has imported 320 breeding pigs from Thailand.

Cambodia farmers growing feed corn for export to Thailand

There are more farmers in Tbong Khmum province growing corn to export to Thailand as a feed ingredient. The four main corn-growing districts in...

Sun Group’s sales stable despite of Covid-19

by Chakrit Ridmontri - Chicken meat sales of Sun Group, a major broiler exporter from Thailand, this year are expected to be on par with last year.

Thai farmers want pesticide ban extended

Crop planters in Thailand are calling for the government to extend the grace period for the ban on two controversial pesticides, paraquat and chlorpyrifos....

Surging imports of live hog from Thailand tames price in Vietnam 

- Official import of live pigs from Thailand will took effect on June 12.  As a result, the price of live hog in Vietnam has contracted by about USD 0.2/kg to USD 3.7/kg on average.

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