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18 November 2010
View news from Brazil Marfrig Revenue Grows to R$3.85bn
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and food processor Marfrig Alimentos S.A. has reported gross revenue for the third quarter of the year of R$4.2 billion, up 10.3 per cent on 2Q10 (R$3.8 billion) and 63.9 per cent on 3Q09 (R$2.5 billion). ...
10 November 2010
View news from Brazil Beef Exports Should Reach US$ 5bn
BRAZIL - Revenues from Brazilian exports of beef should reach US$ 5 billion and a volume of 1.8 million tonnes this year....
18 October 2010
View news from Brazil Brazilian Schools Eat Organic Beef
BRAZIL - Professor Vanderlei Rosa de Oliveira School is one of the 130 public schools in Campo Grande, the capital of Mato Grosso do Sul state, to include organic meat on their menu. Since April 2010 they have procured meat from certified cattle ranches...
12 October 2010
View news from Brazil Marfrig in Brazil Top 50
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat processing company Marfrig has been listed in the Brazilian top 50 on the Brazil stock exchange....
17 September 2010
View news from Brazil Institute Researches Breed for Arid Conditions
BRAZIL - The National Semi-Arid Institute is studying cattle of the Pé Duro breed, which survives well in warm climates. Genes may be used to adapt other breeds to global warming....
14 September 2010
View news from Brazil JBS in Joint Venture with Jack Link's Beef Jerky
BRAZIL - Brazilian based beef processing giant, JBS S.A. is to form a joint venture with Jack Link's Beef Jerky to operate two meat snack facilities owned by JBS in Brazil....
17 August 2010
View news from Brazil Export Jump Of 37 Per Cent Boosts JBS Q2 Results
BRAZIL - JBS has reported its results for the second quarter (Q2) of 2010, which include net revenue up more than 52 per cent compared to the same period last year. ...
04 August 2010
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Exports Recover
BRAZIL - Exports of beef showed recovery both in volume and in price in July 2010, according to the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade. ...
16 July 2010
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Exports Grow
BRAZIL - Between January and June of this year, the Brazilian beef exports rose to US$ 2,352 billion, an increase of 23 per cent on the same period last year....
07 July 2010
View news from Brazil Brazilian Mission to Unlock EU Beef Negotiations
BRAZIL - A Brazilian delegation is to fly to the EU headquarters in Brussels, on Friday, in a bid to speed up negotiations over rules that the country's beef industry says are blocking beef exports. ...
24 June 2010
View news from Brazil Brazil Targets Middle East
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef exports during the financial year to May remained stable, decreasing only 0.5 per cent year-on-year to 861,631 tonnes swt, mainly supported by increased demand from the Middle East and Northern African region....
11 June 2010
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Exports Grow
BRAZIL - Sales of Brazilian beef totalled US$ 447 million, whilst shipments totalled 175,000 tonnes, a growth of 11 per cent since May 2009. In the year, exports totaled almost US$ 2 billion....
09 June 2010
View news from Brazil Prestigious Sustainability Award For Walmart Brazil
BRAZIL - Walmart Brazil and its CEO, Hector Nunez, have been awarded the first annual C.K. Prahalad Award for global sustainability leadership, in recognition of their historic efforts to protect the Amazon through innovative supply chain mandates....
14 May 2010
View news from Brazil Brazil Beef Exports Down In April
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef exports during April fell two per cent to 78,427 tonnes swt when compared with March and were eight per cent below April 2009, mainly the result of tight cattle supplies, dearer prices, and competition from the domestic market....
07 April 2010
View news from Brazil Marfrig Returned To Profit In 2009
BRAZIL - In its report for the last quarter of last year and 2009, Marfrig reports a net annual income of BRR679.1 million in 2009, against BRR35.5 million loss in 2008....
29 March 2010
View news from Brazil Brazil Calls For Less Strict Environmental Rules
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Agriculture Minister is set to propose the adoption of environmental requirements for imports, if the environmental law in Brazil does not become less strict....
19 March 2010
View news from Brazil Cattle Guardian Programme Combats Deforestation
BRAZIL - By the end of this year, 110,000 cattle farms in the Brazilian state of Para will employ satellite monitoring through the national Cattle Guardian Programme (Programa Boi Guardiao) introduced in December 2009....
12 March 2010
View news from Brazil Brazil’s Beef Output To Grow
BRAZIL - National meat production must meet 44.5 per cent of world market share, export and consumption demand by 2020, says the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Supply....
10 March 2010
View news from Brazil Acquisitions Boost JBS Revenue
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat processing giant JBS made a net profit of R$127.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2009....
View news from Brazil Brazil Beef Exports Grow
BRAZIL - Brazilian exports of raw beef grew 26 per cent in the first two months of 2010, compared to the same period last year, reaching US$ 665.531 million in business....
19 February 2010
View news from Brazil Brazil Looking to Solve FMD Problem
BRAZIL - Flávio Botelho, agronomy professor at the University of Brasília (UnB), recognises that the budget for the agricultural sector as a whole, including that of the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Science and Technology, has grown in recent...
17 February 2010
View news from Brazil Sales To Arabs Increase
BRAZIL - Brazilian agribusiness increased its revenues with exports to the Arab countries by 38 per cent in January. Sales rose from US$ 397.5 million in January 2010 to US$ 549.4 million in the same month this year. ...
16 February 2010
View news from Brazil Brazilian Companies Well Represented at Dubai Show
BRAZIL - Gulfood in Dubai will have 14 Brazilian poultry companies and 12 beef companies exhibiting....
12 February 2010
View news from Brazil Brazil Live Cattle Exports Up 27 Per Cent In 2009
BRAZIL - Brazilian live cattle exports recovered in 2009 after falling in 2008 fall, increasing 27 per cent year-on-year to 530,226 head. However, the average value per head decreased 11 per cent to US$ 837....
11 February 2010
View news from Brazil Meat Exports Up 10 Per Cent Last Month
BRAZIL - Although total agricultural exports dropped by 1.8 per cent in January, meat export sales grew 10 per cent. ...
04 January 2010
View news from Brazil Beef Exports to Grow by 20 Per Cent
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef exports are expected to rise by 20 per cent in revenue next year, according to projections from the Brazilian Association of Exporters of Beef (Abiec). ...
29 December 2009
View news from Brazil Number Of Animals Slaughtered Increases
BRAZIL - A total of 7.2 million heads of cattle were slaughtered in Brazil in the third quarter of 2009, 4.6 per cent more than in the second quarter, according to data supplied by the Brazilian Statistics Institute. ...
24 December 2009
View news from Brazil Brazilain Beef Exports to ME to Grow
BRAZIL - Arab countries in North Africa, such as Egypt, Libya and Algeria, should contribute to the recovery of Brazilian beef exports in 2010....
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