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Strong growth by Cherkizovo opens investment opportunities

For the first six months of the 2021 fiscal year, Cherkizovo Group reports double-digit increases in overall sales and revenue

For the first six months of the 2021 fiscal year, Russia-based Cherkizovo Group is reporting double-digit increases in overall sales and revenue, as well as for the majority of its meat business segments.


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UK poultry, pork production constrained by labor shortages

In the United Kingdom, chicken and turkey producers are being told to cut output back by as much as 10% as labor shortages begin to bite. As job vacancies across the country generally hit records levels, the pork and other meat supply chains, and transport sector are being hit particularly hard.

A crisis is approaching for the U.K. poultry sector, warns the industry association, the British Poultry Council (BPC).


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JBS CEO: Focus on operational excellence boosts revenue

Continued focus on operational excellence lies behind the robust results delivered by JBS SA for the second quarter of the fiscal year, according to the global protein group’s chief executive officer.
JBS, during the most recent quarter, achieved double-digit increases in net revenue, adjusted Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA), and net income.
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Two European states declare avian flu resolved

Czech Republic and Denmark say the avian influenza situation is resolved, but new cases are emerging in Poland and France
Since the end of July, the Czech Republic and Denmark have recently declared the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) situation in their respective poultry sectors closed. 
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Resurgence of avian flu in poultry in Taiwan, Ghana, South Africa

In Taiwan, Ghana and South Africa, new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported among the nations’ respective poultry flocks. In China, five new human cases of avian influenza have been reported.
In Taiwan, Ghana and South Africa, new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported among the nations’ respective poultry flocks. In China, five new human cases of avian influenza have been reported.
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Poultry flocks in South Africa, West Africa hit by avian flu

Despite reporting success in controlling one strain of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus in poultry, South Africa is struggling to contain the disease linked to a second variant. West African states Nigeria and Ghana have reported detecting the same virus in their respective poultry sectors.
Since the start of July, nine new outbreaks of HPAI in poultry linked to the H5N1 virus variant have occurred in South Africa.
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Avian flu situation stabilizes in Europe

Since Europe entered the summer, the number of new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in both poultry and wild birds is continuing to show a clear pattern of decline. However, total outbreaks in both bird categories are more than double the total for the whole of the 2019-2020 avian flu season.
Only three European countries — Denmark, France, and Kosovo — confirmed new HPAI outbreaks during the month of July.
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MHP records expansion in poultry meat output

Ukraine-based agri-food company MHP has reported positive development in overall poultry production and third-party sales this year as it recovers from disease challenges.
For agrifood group MHP, poultry production is proceeding at full capacity in Ukraine, according to its latest report covering the second quarter and first half of the 2021 fiscal year.
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