Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Russia’s agriculture safety watchdog said on Thursday it had found traces of African swine fever in pork products in several regions, urging them to step up controls and make sure producers don’t use ill or infected pigs for production, Reuters reported. Genetic traces of the virus - which is highly...
With grain production in Russia expected at record highs this year, the country has continued boosting exports and extending the list of its potential buyers around the world, Russia Today reported. Algeria’s state grains agency said last week it would start accepting wheat imports from all countries, including Russia, in...
Russian scientists and experts from fast food chain KFC plan to develop 3D-printed artificial chicken nuggets. The project is underway, with the final product expected to be ready for testing this fall, Russia Today reported. The effort is part of KFC’s concept of creating a “restaurant of the future,” which...
Belarusian farmers will try to consolidate their positions on Russia’s food market after the pandemic-triggered economic slump is over, Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Subbotin said on Sunday, TASS reported. "The main focus is made on Russia. Common approaches to packaging, common approaches to food preferences, so, we will spare...
China has suspended shipments of poultry products from a plant owned by Arkansas-based meat giant Tyson Foods after hundreds of workers tested positive for Covid-19, Russia Today reported. All products sent from the affected plant, including those that have recently arrived at Chinese ports and are still in transit, will...
Wheat exports from Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan will hold steady in 2020-21, a Reuters poll showed, due to a larger crop in Russia and Kazakhstan, making competition easier with the European Union, where output is forecast lower. Most of the wheat exported from these three countries is moved via the...
Global demand for premium foods like wagyu beef, bluefin tuna and caviar has plunged with thousands of restaurants shuttered and many economies sliding into recession amid the coronavirus pandemic, Reuters reported. As strict lockdown measures to contain the outbreak ravage global economic activity, the luxury food industry could be among...
The Orion fishing company, working in the Yamalo-Nenets Region, plans to export tinned fish to the CIS countries - Belarus, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, the company’s Director Oleg Mameyev told TASS on Tuesday. "All formalities are under way, the certifying may take much time," he said. "Hopefully, everything will be ready...
The maiden shipment of Coco Daily organic coconut milk produced by Philippine company Cenagri, has arrived in St. Petersburg to cater to mainstream Russian consumers this spring, The Manila Bulletin reported. Russian importer PanAsiaImpex announced that the maiden shipment of Philippine brand Coco Daily organic coconut milk arrived at the...
Russia has decided to stop grain exports after a self-imposed quota on shipments was reached this weekend, two months ahead of schedule, TASS reports. Exports for April through June reached the quota of 7 million tons yesterday, the Agriculture Ministry said in a statement. Grain shipments will be halted after the...