Monday, June 24, 2019
Quality concerns over this year’s crop of Russian wheat pushed global prices to five-year highs, which is a sign that Russia’s grain exports are beginning to slow down, data from the Agriculture Ministry showed earlier this week.   Acccording to UkrAgroKonsultant, the ministry data shows Russian weekly grain exports dropped...
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...
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 total amount allocated to support the agro-industrial complex of the Russian Federation in 2019 may amount to 302 billion rubles ($4.57 billion), the country’s deputy minister of Agriculture Elena Fastova told reporters, according to TASS. To implement the measures of the State program for the development of agriculture...
A strong demand for high-quality carrots in Russia has allowed producers to further raise prices of the vegetable, according to analysts from the EastFruit project. Carrots accounted for 10% of Russia’s vegetable imports last year. Last week, amid a general shortage of supply, local farmers offer high-quality carrots at...
Farmers around Europe, but especially in France, will be the hardest hit if Russia succeeds in breaking into the fourth-biggest wheat importing market, UkrAgroKonsult reports. France is currently the top supplier of wheat to Algeria, which buys huge amounts of grain to feed its population. But there’s growing speculation this...
Russian turkey producer Damate is planning the biggest kosher meat processing plant in the country, targeted at establishing exports to Israel, the company revealed, according to Global Meat News. The facility, built in the Kamensky district of Russia’s Penza region, will have a production capacity of 70,000 tons of various turkey meat...