News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.
Benjamín Ruiz

Benjamín Ruiz

Benjamin Ruiz es editor en jefe de Industria Avicola. Por correo electrónico a Benjamin Ruiz is an editor of Industria Avicola.



The magic of a can of tuna in times of health crisis

Why is canned tuna quickly disappearing from the supermarket shelves with the COVID-19 quarantine and not so many other proteins?
In recent days, the site reported on optimism in the canned tuna sector following the COVID-19 pandemic, as a 50% increase in demand was forecast.
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We are already used to coronaviruses in poultry

Despite the similarities in coronaviruses, poultry is not at risk of COVID-19 infection
This pandemic is the first time many people have heard of the coronavirus. However, "in animal health, the coronavirus family is an old acquaintance," said Drs. Ursula Höfle and Christian Gortázar from the University of Castilla- La Mancha, in Spain.
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Of impacts, nonsense and COVID-19

The great epidemics have always impacted humanity along with what we produce, including poultry, but what we see today is particular.
Like everyone, I think this issue of the coronavirus is starting to get tiresome.
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Despite COVID-19, Brazil exports more animal protein

In February, Brazilian companies exported 10% more chicken and 54.6% more pork, which also had a positive impact on revenue.
Brazilian chicken and pork producers must be delighted. According to the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA), chicken meat exports (of all products, fresh and processed) totaled 384,400 metric tons (MT) this past February, a 10% improvement when compared to the same month last year.
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Bachoco reports a 1% increase in sales in 2019

With 90% of its business in poultry, the Mexican poultry company maintains the leadership in chicken and egg production.
Industrias Bachoco, the leading poultry company in Mexico and one of the largest poultry companies in the world, has announced its unaudited results for both the fourth quarter of 2019 and the entire year.
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