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30 July 2008
View news from Brazil More Brazilian Export Farms Approved
BRAZIL - The European Union has approved 33 more companies that have passed the Sisbov inspections and can export beef from Brazil....
29 July 2008
View news from Brazil Perdigao Grows by More Than 80 Per Cent
BRAZIL - Perdigao closed the second quarter of 2008 with gross sales of 3.3 billion real (BRR), 81.2% more than the same period in 2007. ...
26 June 2008
View news from Brazil Cattle Seized in Brazil's Green Barrier
US - Brazilian authorities seized 3,100 head of cattle that were found grazing on illegally deforested land in the Amazon rainforest....
24 June 2008
View news from Brazil Marfrig Buys OSI in Brazil and Europe
SAO PAULO - Marfrig Frigorificos e Comercio de Alimentos S.A., one of the largest producers of beef and beef products in Latin America, is to acquire OSI Group's businesses in Brazil and in several European countries. ...
13 June 2008
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Industry Seeks Arab Riches
BRAZIL - Brazilian foreign beef sales have taken a hit over the last few months for Brazil. Despite the reduction, the Brazilian Beef Industry and Exporters Association will keep on working to hold the country's leadership position in the Middle East...
12 June 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil Break Through US$ 2 Billion Export Barrier
BRAZIL - The latest Brazilian export figures have revealed that they have surpassed the US$2 billion milestone, between the months of January and May....
03 June 2008
View news from Brazil Ten States Receive FMD-free Status
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Reinhold Stephanes, has announced that 10 Brazilian states and the Federal District will have to be recognised as free of foot and mouth disease with vaccination by the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE)....
29 May 2008
View news from Brazil Parana Gets Ready to Expand Exports
PARANA, BRAZIL - A favourable announcement by the World Organisation for Animal Health is encouraging the sector, which celebrates expansion of sales to the Arabs, among other markets. Shipments to the Middle East and North Africa grew 354% in the first...
28 May 2008
View news from Brazil OIE Frees 10 Brazilian States for Foreign Trade
BRAZIL - According to the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, the minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply of Brazil, Reinhold Stephanes, announced on Monday that the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has freed ten Brazilian states...
23 May 2008
View news from Brazil US to Assess Brazilian Meat Conditions
BRAZIL - In order to assess fresh beef and pork production conditions in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, the Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that they will make...
28 April 2008
View news from Brazil Brazilian Company Bets on Beef
BRAZIL - Going in the opposite direction of the competition, the slaughterhouse started to sell more livestock, in addition to beef. To the company, the two activities complement each other. Leading destinations are Venezuela and Lebanon, and the market...
14 April 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil, Australia and the Global Beef Supply
BRAZIL - The CEO of one of Brazil’s largest beef processing companies sees global beef demand continuing to increase with Australia well positioned to meet this growth. Brazil has positioned itself as the world newest beef powerhouse. ...
11 April 2008
View news from Brazil Paranà Back in Export Market
BRAZIL - The state of Paranà in Brazil is returning to the export market after three years....
03 April 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil Eyes up Juicy Libyan Beef Opportunities
BRAZIL - Space for both cheap and differentiated beef production in Libya has drawn interest from the foreign trade manager at the Brazilian Beef Industry and Exporters Association, Márcio Caparroz. The potential investment opportunities has led him...
02 April 2008
View news from Brazil Perdigao Sees Income Rise by 174 per cent
BRAZIL - Brazilian poultry, pig meat, beef and food processor Perdigao has seen its income for 2007 rise by 174 per cent to R$ 321.3 million (US$ 188.4 million) compared to 2006....
28 March 2008
View news from Brazil EU Brazilian Beef Ban Hits Hard
BRAZIL - The European ban on beef exports from Brazil has been estimated to have cost the Brazilian beef industry US$300 million to date....
21 March 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil: Portuguese Group’s Subsidiary Exports Beef Cattle to Angola
BRAZIL - Muguidjana Agropecuaria, a Brazilian subsidiary of Portuguese group Thanda Vatu, plans to export 6,400 breeding cattle to Angola to restock the herd decimated by the country’s civil war, the company said Wednesday in Sao Paulo. ...
19 March 2008
View news from Brazil Green Light for JBS Takeover
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef processing giant JBS Friboi has been given the green light for its takeover of US processor National Beef....
03 March 2008
View news from Brazil Minerva Acquires Lord Meat
BRAZIL - One of the market leaders in Brazil in the production and sale of beef products, leather and live cattle, announces to its shareholders and the market in general that it has concluded the negotiations for the acquisition of the beef producer...
28 February 2008
View news from Brazil EU Partially Lifts Ban on Brazilian Beef
BRAZIL - The European Union has partially lifted the ban on Brazilian beef exports....
27 February 2008
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Finds Openings
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef exporters in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, who have been blocked from international markets because of foot and mouth disease, have found new openings in Egypt and Iran....
22 February 2008
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Backtracks Towards Europe
BRAZIL - Brazil submitted a new list of producers to the EU last week, which it believed would comply with EU safety and traceability standards. ...
08 February 2008
View news from Brazil Past Present and Future of Brazilian Beef
BRAZIL - The European Directorate General for Health and Consumer Affairs (DG SANCO)effectively suspends Brazil beef imports from January 31, 2008, as a consequence of the refusal to publish the Brazil list of eligible cattle farms. ...
06 February 2008
View news from Brazil In Brazil, Anger Over European Ban of Beef Imports
BRAZIL - A decision by the European Union to ban Brazilian beef imports is “unjustifiable and arbitrary” and could result in shortages and higher prices for European consumers, officials and agricultural specialists say. ...
23 January 2008
View news from Brazil Brazil and Spain Sign Trade Deal
BRAZIL - Brazil is to extend the terms of its trade cooperation agreement with Spain....
04 January 2008
View news from Brazil Rio Grande Do Sul Starts First Stage of 2008 FMD Vaccination
BRAZIL - The Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul has started the first stage of it 2008 vaccination programme against foot and mouth disease....
View news from Brazil Rio Grande Do Sul Starts First Stage of 2008 FMD Vaccination
BRAZIL - The Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul has started the first stage of it 2008 vaccination programme against foot and mouth disease....
03 January 2008
View news from Brazil Marfrig Completes Acquisitions in Argentina and US
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef company Marfrig Frigorificos e Comercio de Alimentos SA has bought Mirab S.A. (“Mirab”), Buenos Aires, Argentina....
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