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HKScan focuses on improving profitability

Company says growth will be driven by innovative poultry product portfolio, as well as meals and meal components
Following the publication of quarterly results that include positive earnings, Scandinavia-based meat company HKScan has announced a new 4-point strategic plan aimed at improving profitability.
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Philippines poultry sector faces challenges

Imports create competition for local sector, while several operations have been forced to close
While chicken meat output growth is slowing down, the country’s poultry producers are facing competition from what they call dumped imports, and some facilities have been forced to close.
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Novel avian flu virus detected in Taiwan

H5N5 strain detected in duck flock
An H5N5 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus has been detected in poultry in Taiwan for the first time, while more than 91,000 birds have been lost through mortality or culling after the presence of the H5N2 virus subtype was confirmed.
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