Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Major South African poultry producer says fat-chicken crisis is getting worse
Astral Foods, the largest poultry producer in South Africa, said that the shortage of small-sized chicken portions for the fast-food industry had worsened due to ongoing electricity outages since December, resulting in a backlog of large li ...
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Tyson to lay off nearly 1,700 workers in US with poultry plants' closure
Tyson is laying off nearly 1,700 workers in the United States as it closes two poultry plants.
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Aviagen launches video focused on improvements in broiler productivity and sustainability
Through balanced breeding and innovation, Aviagen has delivered improved productivity and sustainability to the broiler industry for the past two decades, and is committed to continue these efforts into the future.
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Iowa, US livestock producers establish new stock growers association
Livestock producers from across Iowa, the United States, joined together to form the Iowa Stock Growers Association on March 7.
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Malaysian government says no public funds involved in egg imports
Malaysia's Agriculture and Food Security Ministry said no public funds are involved in the special approval for the temporary import of eggs into the country, with any expenditure and risks fully borne by the importing company, MalaysiaNow ...
Monday, March 13, 2023
USDA-NIFA allocates US$5 million to fund research into AI and robotic in poultry processing
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded four higher institutions a US$5 million grant to find research into the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and advance robotics in poul ...
Monday, March 13, 2023
Assam state, India has banned imports of poultry and swine from other parts of the country
The government of Assam state, located in north-eastern India, has temporarily banned imports of poultry and swine from other parts of India due to rising cases of avian influenza and African swine fever (ASF) throughout the country, The Ti ...
Monday, March 13, 2023
Value of Vietnam's chicken meat imports hit US$237 million in 2022
The value of Vietnam's imported chicken meat reached US$237 million with about 178,000 tonnes last year.
Monday, March 13, 2023
HKScan plans development investment in Rauma, Finland poultry unit
HKScan is planning a development investment of approximately €‎4.6 million (US$4.9 million) in its Rauma, Finland poultry unit's cutting department to improve profitability and competitiveness
Monday, March 13, 2023
VIV Asia 2023: A resounding success underpinning leading market position
VIV Asia 2023, which was held on March 8-10 in Bangkok, Thailand, concluded successfully, as a robust platform for B2B international business.
Saturday, March 11, 2023
Finnish poultry firm HKScan cuts jobs, aims to invest in automation
Finland-based food group HKScan aims to invest in automation at its domestic poultry plant, cutting 45 jobs as it aims to improve profitability, Just Food reported.
Saturday, March 11, 2023
USDA to invest over US$43 million in meat and poultry processing research
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest more than US$43 million in meat and poultry processing research, innovation and expansion in support of its ongoing efforts to transform the US food system at every stage along the supply ...
Friday, March 10, 2023
Cargill Animal Nutrition showcases solutions at VIV Asia 2023
Cargill Animal Nutrition, along with Cargill brands Provimi, Delacon and Diamond V, has participated at this year's VIV Asia show in Bangkok, Thailand, as a total nutrition solution provider delivering premix, compound feed and pet food, as ...
Thursday, March 9, 2023
Chicken prices in South Korea soar to record high
Prices of chicken in South Korea has reached an all-time high due to increased costs of poultry farm operating costs, which includes rising prices for fertilisers, livestock feed, electricity, and fuel, Aju Business Daily reported.
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
US proposes vaccinating chickens due to bird flu
The US government has proposed a mass vaccination campaign for the country's poultry population, due to spread of bird flu that has resulted in deaths of tens of millions of chickens and increased cost of eggs, Prensa Latina reported.

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