Thursday, July 28, 2022
Major Brazilian meatpacker says animal health risk assessments blocking trade
Joao Sampaio, the director of institutional affairs at major Brazilian beef processor Minerva SA, said unfair health risk assessments are blocking the global meat trade, Reuters reported.
Friday, July 15, 2022
Poultry meat exports from Brazil 36.9% up
Poultry meat exports from Brazil increased 36.9% year-on-year in the first half of 2022 to US$4.301 billion, with chicken meat production 4.5% up in 2021, Opportimes reported.
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Brazilian meat, soy, and wheat exports to Arab nations on the rise
Brazilian exports of meat, soy, wheat, and other commodities to 22 countries in the League of Arab Nations increased in the first quarter of 2022, during a time of soaring agricultural commodities prices and rising demand to stock up on foo ...
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Meat exporters from Brazil face difficulties shipping to Shanghai, China
Brazil's meat lobby group ABPA, which represents major pork and chicken processors such as JBS SA and BRF SA, said its member companies are facing difficulties shipping meat to the Port of Shanghai, China due to a COVID-19 lockdown there, R ...
Monday, April 18, 2022
Three Brazilian beef producers banned from exporting meat to China for one week
China's General Administration of Customs (GACC) has suspended beef imports from three Brazilian beef exporters for one week - JBS SA, Marfrig, and Naturafrig, affecting four plants located in Mato Grosso and Sao Paulo states from April 16, ...
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Brazilian meat companies could replace suppliers from Ukraine and Russia
Rising grain prices caused by Russia's invasion into Ukraine are affecting Brazilian meatpackers, but industry sources said trade disruptions facing Ukrainian and Russian meat producers could be an opportunity to increase Brazil's share in ...
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
China suspends chicken imports from two meatpacking plants in Brazil
According to a statement on China's General Administration of Customs website, chicken imports have been suspended from two meatpacking plants in Brazil, The Rio Times reported.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Brazil goes to WTO concerning dispute with EU over controls of salmonella in poultry meat
Brazil has again gone to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a dispute with the European Union about controls of salmonella in poultry meat.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Russia imposes restrictions on meatpackers in Brazil following mad cow disease cases
Russia has imposed restrictions on Brazilian meatpackers after two atypical cases of mad cow disease were detected this month, the Valor Economico newspaper reported on September 17.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Shares of major Brazilian meatpackers fall following Argentina's beef export ban
Major Brazilian meatpackers Marfrig and Minerva saw their shares fall following Argentina's 30-day beef export ban, which affected their operations in that country, Reuters reported.
Monday, April 26, 2021
Major Brazilian meatpackers turn to wheat as corn prices surge
Brazilian meat lobby ABPA said major meatpackers in the country are turning to wheat as a livestock feed alternative with corn prices surging, Reuters reported.
Monday, April 19, 2021
Conab: Brazil's domestic meat supply remains stable
The amount of meat available on Brazil's domestic market has stayed stable, despite fluctuations, according to the country's national agricultural agency, Companhia Nacional de Abastecimento (Conab).
Friday, March 5, 2021
BRF and Aleph Farms sign MoU to bring cultivated meat to Brazil
Major Brazilian meatpacker BRF SA and Aleph Farms signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-develop and produce cultivated meat using Aleph's patented production platforms (BioFarm) for distribution in Brazil.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Brazilian beef lobby calls for immediate COVID-19 vaccination of meat plant workers
Brazilian beef lobby Abrafrigo, which represents firms including Marfrig Global Foods, has called for slaughterhouse workers to be included in priority lists for immediate vaccination against COVID-19, according to a statement on January 29 ...
Thursday, January 21, 2021
JBS says China lifted import bans from its two Brazilian meat plants
Major Brazil-based meatpacker JBS SA said China had lifted a ban on imports from its two meat plants imposed late last year over COVID-19 issues, Reuters reported.

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