Monday, March 27, 2023
China buys US corn as prices decline
Traders and analysts said declining corn prices have prompted a rush of Chinese purchases of the grain, as the world's largest buyer scrambles to make up for a slow start to its import programme, Nasdaq reported.
Friday, March 24, 2023
Minerva gets back to beef production as China ends embargo on Brazil's beef exports
Brazilian meatpacking giant Minerva has resumed its beef slaughtering and production operations after Chinese authorities lifted an embargo on Brazilian beef exports.
Friday, March 24, 2023
China Niacin: Prices climb further (week ended Mar 20, 2023)
Prices of niacin strengthened further as supplies shrink due to lower production.
Friday, March 24, 2023
China VK3: Sharp price drop as buyers withhold buying (week ended Mar 20, 2023)
Despite falling 36% on-year, prices of vitamin K3 were higher than normal levels by a lot. Feed producers were reluctant to place order, hence resulting in sharp price falls over the week.
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Taiwan to import 60 million eggs in April and May due to supply shortage
Taiwan's Council of Agriculture (COA) announced that Taiwan will import 60 million eggs in April and May due to current egg supply shortage there, Taiwan News reported.
Monday, March 20, 2023
Pork producers in China downplay potential impact of fresh ASF infections on output
China's hog production capacity and prices remain stable and resilient with no particular impact from African swine fever (ASF), thanks to ramped up efforts already in place to secure safe manufacturing and supply, major pork producers and ...
Friday, March 17, 2023
Taiwan confirms bird flu outbreak at Pintung County
13,328 birds at a poultry farm in Pingtung County, Taiwan were culled after it was confirmed that the birds were infected with H5N1 avian influenza, Taiwan News reported.
Thursday, March 16, 2023
China's hog output faces potential drop with fresh ASF outbreaks
A surge in African swine fever infections in China is set to reduce hog output later in 2023, farm managers and analysts said.
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Keming Foods spots opportunity in Chinese pig farming
As pig prices plummeted in November 2022, Hunan-listed company Keming Foods announced its acquisition of Xingjiang Muge Foods — a key development concerning Keming's venture into the pig industry.
Thursday, March 9, 2023
Researchers in China find recessive virus-resistant wheat gene
Chinese researchers have found a gene that can improve resistance to wheat yellow mosaic disease, a disease that results in significant yield losses in agricultural crops, China Daily reported.
Thursday, March 9, 2023
Zhengbang: Has aggressive expansion got the better of a major pig producer?
Last January, Zhengbang Technology warned the company faced the risk of delisting.
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
USDA expects China will increase demand for beef and pork in 2023
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service post in Beijing expects rising demand in China for beef and pork in 2023, with increased production for both meats and more impots for pork, Nasdaq reported.
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
China Calcium Phosphate: Prices stable to lower (week ended Mar 6, 2023)
Slow poultry feed demand curtailed the sales of calcium phosphate. Producers held prices of calcium phosphate low in a bid to stimulate sales.
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
China Methionine: Prices fall further amid weak sales (week ended Mat 6, 2023)
Methionine market weakened further with demand slack and supply abundant.
Monday, March 6, 2023
Wholesale price of local eggs in Taiwan increases
Taiwan's wholesale price of domestically-produced eggs will be raised by NT$3 (US$0.10) to a new high of NT$55 (US$1.80) per catty (600 grams), while the farm gate price of eggs will also rise by NT$3 to NT$45.5 (US$1.48) per catty, startin ...

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