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09 November 2012
View news from Brazil Dairy Leaders Give Minister Action Plan
BRAZIL- The minister of agriculture, Mendes Ribeiro, has received a summation of the issues currently hampering dairying in a problem solving meeting in Brasilia on Wednesday. ...
07 November 2012
View news from Brazil Brasil Foods, Carbery Group Partner to Process Whey
BRAZIL - Brasil Foods and the Carbery Group have joined together to process whey proteins. ...
02 November 2012
View news from Brazil Brazil Relaxes FMD Vaccination Programme, to Allow Producers to Focus on Drought
BRAZIL - Brazil has agreed to relax the second stage of foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccinations for cattle and buffalo in the Northeastern states due to drought....
01 November 2012
View news from Brazil Brazil Looks to Increase Dairy Exports
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brazil) has approved an international project for the dairy industry, which will see R$2 million invested into promotional materials for milk and milk products abroad....
17 October 2012
View news from Brazil Brazil Looks to Reduce Water Use in Dairy Production
BRAZIL - Cooperation in the dairy industry is aiming to improve management and efficiency of water use in dairy production....
01 October 2012
View news from Brazil Expansion of FMD Free Zone
BRAZIL - The expansion of the Foot and Mouth Disease free zone with vaccination may be a reality for the Northeast soon. ...
25 September 2012
View news from Brazil Brazil Live Cattle Exports Up in 2012
BRAZIL - For the first eight months of 2012, Brazilian live cattle exports increased 44 per cent year-on-year, to 345,969 head (SECEX). ...
27 August 2012
View news from Brazil Brazilian Farmers Benefit for Global Grain Slump
BRAZIL - The world needs two bumper crops and according to specialists, only in this way will the prices of agricultural commodities decline, driving away the risk of food insecurity....
08 August 2012
View news from Brazil DSM to Acquire Tortuga to Strengthen Animal Nutrition
GERMANY - DSM has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tortuga Companhia Zootécnica Agrária (Tortuga), a Brazilian company specialising in nutritional supplements with a focus on pasture raised beef and dairy cattle....
03 August 2012
View news from Brazil Marfrig Completes Asset Swap with Brasil Foods
BRAZIL - The final stage of the asset swap agreemnet between Marfrig and Brasil Foods took place this week. ...
05 July 2012
View news from Brazil Embrapa Rondônia Certified as Brucellosis, TB Free
BRAZIL - Following a rigorous standard established by the Ministry of Agriculture in 2001, Embrapa Rondônia (Porto Velho-RO) has received a area free from brucellosis and tuberculosis (TB) certificate in Porto Velho. ...
28 June 2012
View news from Brazil Disease Eradication Project Model for Nation
BRAZIL - A Pilot Project for the Eradication of Brucellosis and Tuberculosis, held in the district of the city of Arroio do Meio could serve as a model for the rest of the state of Rio Grande do Sul and then the whole country. ...
13 June 2012
View news from Brazil Record High for Brazilian Agri Exports
BRAZIL - Brazilian agribusiness exports reached the record figure of US$10.26 billion in May beating the previous highest amount in August 2011 of $9.84 billion. ...
29 May 2012
View news from Brazil Brazil Feed Forecast Up 2.8 Per Cent in 2012
BRAZIL - Brazilian feed production is projected to grow 2.8 per cent in 2012 compared to the previous year, with production of 66.2 million MT of feed and 2.58 million MT of mineral supplements, according to the Brazilian Feed Industry Association (Sindirações)....
10 May 2012
View news from Brazil Brazil Leads South American Meeting on FMD
BRAZIL - The South American Commission for the Fight Against Foot and Mouth Disease (COSALFA), which is currently led by Brazil, will hold its 39th Meeting on Thursday and Friday, 10 and May 11 in Asuncion, Paraguay. ...
25 April 2012
View news from Brazil Brazil Increases Dairy Exports to Middle East
BRAZIL - Shipments of milk, cream and butter to Arab countries reached US$5 million in the first quarter of 2012, a growth of 60 per cent....
19 April 2012
View news from Brazil Brazil Increases Imports of Milk Products
BRAZIL - Total imports of milk products into Brazil increased by 111 per cent in March 2012. ...
16 March 2012
View news from Brazil Nutreco Increases Shareholding in Brazilian JV
BRAZIL - Nutreco announced this week that it has signed an agreement to increase its shareholding in its Brazilian joint venture Nutreco Fri-Ribe from 51 per cent to 97 per cent. The joint venture was formed in November 2009. ...
08 March 2012
View news from Brazil BRF Cheese Factory Opens in Goiás
BRAZIL - With over R$ 30 million invested into a new cheese factory, operations will begin at the Brasil Foods factory in March....
28 February 2012
View news from Brazil High Number of Rabies Deaths to Date
BRAZIL - To date there have been 41 outbreaks and 47 deaths of bovine rabies in Parana, Brazil this year. This large number of cases so early on in the year is of some concern to the Ministry of Agriculture. ...
15 February 2012
View news from Brazil Brazil Increases Middle Eastern Dairy Exports
BRAZIL - Sales of dairy products to the Middle East grew 34 per cent in January as against the same period in 2011, with a value of US$ 986,000. Exports from Brazil to the rest of the world remained stable in the period....
05 January 2012
View news from Brazil Brazil Steps Up FMD Biosecurity
BRAZIL - Brazil has suspended imports of beef from the foot and mouth disease (FMD) infected area of Paraguay....
19 December 2011
View news from Brazil Brazil’s Milk Production Set To Increase
BRAZIL - According to the USDA, production of liquid milk in Brazil will increase by two per cent in 2012, bringing total production to 31.3 billion litres, writes James O’Donnell for Bord Bia....
05 September 2011
View news from Brazil Feedlot Output Increases In 2011
BRAZIL - The number of cattle turned off from Brazil's 50 largest feedlots in 2011 is forecast to grow 33 per cent year-on-year, to 1.6 million head (Agripoint), reports Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
14 July 2011
View news from Brazil Go-Ahead For Brasil Foods-Sadia Merger
BRAZIL - The Brazilian competition authority, the Administrative Council for Economic Defence ("CADE"), has given the go-ahead for the merger between Brasil Foods and Sadia. ...
13 May 2011
View news from Brazil New Zealand's Fonterra Sees Brazilian Opportunity
BRAZIL - Fonterra Co-operative Group confirmed today it was in the final stages of plans to purchase land to develop a pilot dairy farm in Brazil in line with its strategy to establish best practice dairy farms in the fast growing economies of Asia and...
31 March 2011
View news from Brazil Profit At BRF Grows 125 Per Cent In 2010
BRAZIL - Poultry meat and dairy company, Brasil Foods (BRF), saw profit more than double in its trading year 2010 compared with the previous year. ...
21 February 2011
View news from Brazil Brazilian Meat, Dairy Companies Head To Gulfood
BRAZIL - Brazilian poultry, beef and dairy companies are among the delegation heading for Gulfood, the food sector fair in the Middle East, which starts on 27 February. ...
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