Tuesday, 19.02.2019
Media writings about very strong positions of Russian pollock in the U.S. market, which are reportedly weakening positions of Alaska's fishermen, are not true, a representative of the Russian Federal Fishery Agency (Rosrybolovstvo) in the United States has said, according to Izvestya. "Both the United States and Russia are catching...
Russian project iFarm has raised a $1 million round led by Gagarin Capital in support of their urban farming technologies. The iFarm Project’s fully automated vertical farms and year-round greenhouses enable fresh produce to be grown directly in the city, close to consumers, Tech.eu reported. According to the company, iFarm...
Several thousand farmers from different Polish regions held a rally outside the presidential palace in Warsaw on Wednesday, demanding the government decide on a resumption of trade with Russia and limit imports of food products from Western Europe, Rossiyskaya Gazeta reported. Farmers demanded repayment of various compensations, control over...
The Russian wheat market continued experiencing an upturn in prices last week, UkrAgroConsult reports. Export prices for Russian milling wheat closed the week up another $2-3/MT FOB in the deep-water ports and on average up $10/MT FOB in smaller ports. That substantial price rise in smaller ports results from still...
Russia’s veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has imposed temporary restrictions on the import of pork and pig products from Mongolia due to outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF), known also as Montgomery disease, the agency said in a press release, according to RBC. A document signed by the Deputy Head of the agency,...
An increasing number of investment projects attracted by Russia’s sturgeon farming market, as well as growing state support are creating a boom in the industry, according to The Fish Site. Sturgeon has in recent years become one of the most attractive segments of Russian aquaculture, largely due to its high...
Milk production in Russia in 2018 amounted to 30.6 million tons, which is 455 thousand tons or 1.5% more than in 2017, according to data published by the federal state statistics service Rosstat. The output from agricultural organizations increased by 3.6% to 16.2 million tons, while farm production was...
Russian fishing company Norebo Holding will increase its previously announced plans to build ten trawlers, up from the six it ordered originally, according to Kommersant. Norebo, a whitefish harvester and processor, said in 2017 that it would spend $350 million on the six freezer-trawlers, which are being built at the...
Russia will use subsidies for rail transport from remote regions and other previously used mechanisms to regulate grain prices in the country, the Agriculture Ministry said last week, according to Reuters. Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev was previously quoted as saying the ministry aimed to regulate domestic grain prices to...
Russia’s largest vertically integrated meat producer in Russia, Cherkizovo Group, has announced that it has secured a $232 million loan from Alfa Bank to upgrade its pork business, according to Finam.ru. The money will be used by Cherkizovo-Pork to build, refurbish, and upgrade pig farms, purchase equipment, and acquire breeding...