Brazil's major protein producer and exporter, Marfrig Global Foods, also the world's largest supplier of hamburgers started this month shipments to the United States from two of its plants, one in Chupinguaia, state of Rondonia and the other at Alegrete, Rio Grande do Sul.
Disruptions of global maritime transport and major rivers struck by insufficient water flow to allow vessels to navigate are threatening beef exports Mercosur, including Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay, when prices for food commodities are rising all over the world.
United States branch of Brazilian giant meat processor started to return to a plant in Texas, but with new instructions, get ready to do things a bit differently than normal: work by hand.
The Government of Bolivia Thursday decided to halt all beef exports to prevent international demand from leading to an increase in price domestic consumers could not afford, Minister of Rural Development and Lands, Remmy Gonzales announced. We have already talked with the sectors and we have already taken the measures to suspend exports while the domestic market is not supplied, he told the media.
The eastern Chinese city of Jinan said it has found the new coronavirus on beef and tripe, and on packaging for these products from Brazil, New Zealand and Bolivia as China ramps up testing on frozen foods.
Brazilian exports of chicken, pork, and beef continue to be in high demand in 2020, according to data from the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) and the Brazilian Meat Packers Association (ABRAFRIGO). In September, however, while exports of beef and pork registered a positive performance in relation to the same month of 2019, chicken exports fell 2.3%.
Chilean beef exports reached 16,673 tons between January and August 2020, a 35.7% over the same period last year according to data from the Bovine Meat Bulletin released by the Ministry of Agriculture’s Office of Agricultural Studies and Policies (ODEPA).
If everyone alive ate steaks and dairy the way Brazilians and Americans do, we would need an extra five planets to feed the world, according to the first report to compare the carbon emissions from food consumption in Group of Twenty (G20) nations, released on Thursday.
Official data shows that Brazilian pork exports have increased by 43.34% in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the first quarter of 2019, with 11,660 tons. In the month of March alone, there was a 37.9% increase compared to March of 2019 when only 4,131 tons were shipped. The main markets are China and Hong Kong.
Indonesia has issued permits to import 20,000 tons of beef from Brazil or Argentina, the Trade Ministry’s director-general of domestic trade, Suhanto, told parliament on Thursday