News and analysis for the global poultry industry.
Benjamín Ruiz

Benjamín Ruiz

Benjamin Ruiz is editor in chief of Industria Avícola. To contact Ruiz, email bruiz@wattglobal.com.

ARTICLES

Lightlife-Burger

Hamburger or not hamburger? That is the question

The EU has made it clear that hamburgers can be vegetarian, but it is up to us to say that chicken is still chicken.
I think Shakespeare’s famous phrase, “to be or not to be, that is the question,” has become a universal reference to synthesizing all that entails indecision and doubt, leading me to think about the European Union's decision that products of vegetable origin can be called hamburger or a sausage, even if they do not have meat.
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US-corn-crop

Corn flow from the US to Latin American poultry industry

Although the U.S. values the Latin American market and wants to regain its market share, it is necessary to take into account the elections in that country and the corollary of the pandemic in the Latin American economy.
Although the U.S. values the Latin American market and wants to regain its market share, it is necessary to take into account the elections in that country and the corollary of the pandemic in the Latin American economy.
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insect-protein-for-poultry

Chickens love insects

Feeding poultry with insects, whether alive or as a meal, is already a reality and also very sustainable
One of the aspects of poultry welfare is whether birds can perform their natural behaviors -- like pecking the ground -- that although it gives us a check mark as thinking beings, I do not know if it helps the birds from a productive point of view.
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Egg-Superman

The 'Superman' of foods is the egg

The development of technological and culinary egg products can lead the industry to take a step further.
The development of technological and culinary egg products can lead the industry to take a step further.
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EuroTier-China

EuroTier China was held. Can there be other trade shows soon?

The EuroTier China animal production trade show was successfully held earlier this month, even with international presence, which is a positive sign.
We all agree that trade shows and congresses are somewhat the soul of the poultry and feed industries, in the sense that it is where suppliers and customers meet, where we can see what's new in the market and experts speak on subjects of concern to production.
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INNOV'SPACE-2020

SPACE Innovation Awards for poultry products

The 2020 edition of INNOV’SPACE awarded 26 products focused on the animal agriculture industry in a live broadcast ceremony.
INNOV’SPACE distinguishes the best in innovation during the SPACE trade show, which in the 2020 edition is taking place virtually.
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SPACE-2020

The contrast between SPACE awards and Mexican president

Technology developed in the livestock industry contrasts with the erroneous and outdated thoughts of personalities and leaders.
It was only three months ago that Mexican President López Obrador criticized the production of animals "raised with hormones," and recommended to consume organic foods − those that can only be consumed by the richest stratum of the Mexican population (those he highly criticizes).
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Aurora-products

The telephone game of chicken wings in China

Chinese first stop shipments, but in the end, they decide to accept them, with crazy intermediate measures
Frankly, I do not understand the actions of the authorities in China and Hong Kong with regard to chicken wings imported from Aurora Alimentos, from Brazil.
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chicken-wings

Imported chicken with coronavirus: Another hoax?

China says a shipment of Brazilian chicken wings tested positive to SARS-COV-2, but where?
Last week, the government of the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen said that an analysis of a sample of frozen chicken wings imported from Brazil tested positive for the coronavirus. The alarms were triggered for fears of another wave of contagion, and so on.
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