Randall Parker Food Group

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JBS to buy Brazil poultry producer Agroveneto

November 5, 2012

JBS SA, the worlds largest beef producer, said on Monday it signed a deal to buy local poultry processor Agroveneto for 128 million reais $63.02 million just months after its first move into Brazils poultry sector.  JBS will acquire Agroveneto, which specializes in ground poultry meat, by taking on its debts plus giving the owners […]

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Meat producers face record feed prices

July 9, 2012

Meat producers are braced for a sharp hit to profits after the price of a key ingredient for fattening chickens and pigs hit an all-time high as a result of the intense heatwave in the US farming belt. Soyabean meal, crushed from oilseed and mixed with corn to make animal feed, on Thursday exceeded the […]

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Brazil Claims SA Industry Body Inflated Poultry Imports

July 5, 2012

The South African Poultry Association “grossly overstated official import statistics” in submissions to the investigation into poultry imports from Brazil, documents addressed to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) from Brazil claimed. According to BusinessDay, the claims by the Brazilians sought to cast doubt on the integrity of SA’s trade practices, in a dispute that dents […]

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Brazil approach WTO in RSA poultry dispute

June 20, 2012

Yesterday, Valor Economico, a leading Brazilian newspaper, reported that Brazil is preparing to commence proceedings against South Africa at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). This will be the first time that Brazil takes action at the WTO against a member of the BRICS group. According to Valor Economico, on 11 June 2012 Camex (the Brazilian […]

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Marfrig obtain Rainforest Alliance Certification

June 14, 2012

Marfrig foodstuffs and meats group has obtained the certification hallmark from the Rainfores Alliance Institute, one of the main world organisation for the development of forest protection protocols. The organisation has over 25 years of experience in the USA. The plant Marfrig possesses in Tangara de Serra, Mato Grosso State can trade its products with […]

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Uruguay seeks to capitalise on European audit

June 14, 2012

The General Director of Husbandry Services of the Ministry of Husbandry, Uruguay, Francisco Muzio, is attending a meeting today in Brussels with the authorities of the European Sanitary Services to achieve a better positioning of Uruguay after that a recent European audit proved the sanitary strengths of Uruguay. Muzio explained that despite the fact that […]

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Brazil’s JBS says suing Greenpeace after report

June 7, 2012

BS says ranches mentioned by Greenpeace not on Ibama list Brazil’s JBS, the world’s largest meat company, said on Wednesday it would sue environmental organization Greenpeace for what it called false claims that could cause it to lose business and hurt its image. In a report it released this week, Greenpeace accused the company of […]

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Uruguayan steer third most expensive in the world

May 23, 2012

by Magdalena Visca-Casas The Uruguayan steer is the third most expensive in the world. It is more expensive than in Australia, New Zealand, Brasil or Argentina; the new High Quality Beef quota will help to sustain the prices. The beef sector in Uruguay is starging a new phase. Very gradually, a new niche, the one of […]

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Paraguay working hard to eradicate FMD

May 23, 2012

by Magdalena Visca-Casas SENACSA will start sampling FMD virus at country level in June, to determinate virus absence. Howerver the effort the country has made in controlling and eradicating the virus has proven positive so far, the concern about the outbreaks origins is still there. The bordering countries authorities have prompted Paraguay to carry out […]

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Britain sells thousands of pigs to China

May 17, 2012

Britain sells thousands of pigs to China in export push Britain is sending thousands of pigs to China in a bid to boost exports and exploit Chinese people’s love of offal and pork. Chinese farmers and food companies have placed orders for 2,000 high-quality British pigs to breed with their inferior quality domestic animals. A […]

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