Saturday, April 4, 2020
Fertilizer giant EuroChem Group has announced the start of production at the country’s first Urea Ammonium Sulfate (UAS) production facility, Chemical Engineering reports. The new facility, built in partnership with leading urea technology developer, Dutch-based Stamicarbon, is projected to reach a final production capacity of 600 tons/day. It officially...
Russia's agricultural watchdog said on Wednesday it had filed a lawsuit against meat firm Cherkizovo, one of the country’s top producers of poultry and pork, over safety violations, Prime news agency reported. Rosselkhoznadzor, the country’s food safety regulator, said it had asked the court to halt sales of products...
Russian authorities have proposed extending a food embargo to prohibit imports of all kinds of meat and breeding stock supplied to the country by the U.S., the European Union, Canada, Australia, Norway, Ukraine and a number of other countries, RIA Novosti news agency reported. "The proposed changes are due to...
Russia on Thursday announced a temporary ban on imports of some Belarusian dairy products including milk, citing "repeated violations of veterinary and sanitary norms," TASS news agency reports. The two neighboring countries have been wrangling over the key dairy sector for months. Russia's agricultural industry regulator Rosselkhoznadzor announced on its...
A delegation of 30 South African farming families has arrived in Russia's Stavropol region, known for its agriculture, Rossiyskaya Gazeta reports. The white farmers, descendants of Dutch colonizers in South Africa, are known as Afrikaners, and they have been facing violent attacks and death threats at home. According to the delegation, up...
The recent opening of the Chinese market for poultry exports from Russia will aid the already growing Russian meat exports, despite the threat of avian influenza (AI) following outbreaks this year, Global Meat News reports. Meat exports from Russia have been rising throughout 2018 and this growth could accelerate...
A new law regulating production, storing and transportation of organic produce in Russia has been signed by President Vladimir Putin, Rusexporter reports. The decree bans agrochemicals, pesticides, antibiotics growth stimulators and hormones. The new law, previously approved by both chambers of the Russian Parliament, will enter force on January 1, 2020....
Exports of Indian table grapes to Russia and Sri Lanka were stopped midway through the season over stronger pest control requirements from the destination countries, the Indian Express reported. According to Vilas Shinde, chairman of the Sahyadri Farms, based in the city of Nashik, plant quarantine issues have been raised...
The German holding company of Russian dairy producer EkoNiva Group, Ekosem-Agrar AG, has increased the availability of its dairy products in Russian retail stores, according to Dairy Reporter. Since the beginning of May, the EkoNiva product range has been available in 200 Russian and international retail chains in Greater...
Russian agribusiness concern Rusagro is interested in buying a dairy production facility in the Samara region, an industry source told Interfax, adding that the deal could be announced next week. Another source told the news agency that the company was negotiating the purchase of production facilities in the Samara...