Saturday, May 18, 2024
Russia, currently the world's largest exporter of wheat, is preparing to press the EU and the United States even more, renewing its attempts to open the most complex markets for deliveries, Investing.com reports. Success in Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Algeria should finally consolidate Russia's leading position in the Middle East...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Continuous outbreaks of swine flu are forcing China to look for pork alternatives, and Russia is looking to seize on the opportunity for more poultry exports, Bloomberg reports. Analysts say China could lose 30% of its pigs to African swine flu, a deadly disease which has spread to neighboring countries...
Egypt rejected a massive cargo of Russian wheat claiming it contains excessive levels of the common grain fungus ergot, which caused a global supply snag on Thursday, Reuters reported. Egypt is the world’s biggest wheat importer. According to a spokesman from the Egyptian Agriculture Ministry, the country’s authorities have recently held...
In the foothills of Russia’s Urals mountains, a new potash producer is looking to become a major player in the global market for the fertilizer by the middle of the next decade, The Wall Street Journal reports. Swiss-based EuroChem Group AG is owned by Russian businessman Andrei Melnichenko. The company makes nitrogen...