News and analysis for the global poultry industry.
Mark Clements

Mark Clements

Mark Clements is the editor of Poultry International. To contact Clements, email


Brazilian egg exports find new life

Shipments ascending to pre-pandemic levels in 2021

Brazil may be better known for its broiler exports than its overseas egg sales but, as Easter approaches, I thought that it might be worth taking a look at how many eggs the country sells overseas.

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Hemp to be approved for layer feed in the US?

Laying hen feed could be about to join the trend for hemp products, perhaps changing the meaning of happy hens.
Could layer hens in the U.S. soon be tucking into a diet of hempseed meal and cake? They will be if a submission to have hemp approved as a feed ingredient in the country is successful.
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Plant-based meat alternatives taking root in China

China has a long history of meat alternatives, but now, as in other countries, demand is growing for those products that mimic meat.
For a new generation of Chinese consumers, meat no longer confers the status it once did. Meat substitutes, however, do resonate more closely with younger consumers’ aspirations.
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How a focus on waste can raise poultry processor margins

There are numerous activities in poultry processing that can result in waste. Keeping waste to a minimum, however, can help to keep the cost per kilo of meat produced to a minimum.
Identifying and eliminating waste in the poultry processing plant can contribute to keeping costs down and products competitiveness.
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