News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Articles by Benjamín Ruiz

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Is cage-free egg demand really increasing?

Many countries in the world are moving to cage-free systems, but does it mean that Latin America is willing or needs to do so?
The U.S. and countries in the EU are are moving to cage-free layer systems, but does it mean that Latin America is willing or needs to do so?
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Could domestic branding reinforce the poultry industry?

Many Latin American chicken and egg consumption campaigns have been carried out, but maybe taking a look to Brazilian efforts can give us hints on how to overcome hurdles.
Chicken and egg consumption campaigns in Latin America have been used before, but taking a look to Brazilian efforts might help them to further succeed.
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Solar energy gets a foothold in Latin American poultry

Cargill announced solar energy investments in Colombia and Honduras, joining and growing the Latin American poultry industry's .
Cargill has just announced solar energy investments in Colombia and Honduras, joining and growing the team of sustainability in the Latin American poultry industry.
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Colombia is winning the battle against Newcastle disease

The objective of self-declaring Newcastle disease-free was finally achieved by Colombian poultry producers and authorities.
Columbia has struggled to fight Newcastle disease in its poultry flocks, but has now declared itself free of the disease and should work with other countries to export its poultry.
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Latin American poultry expected to grow more in 2022

Predictions by a well-known poultry analyst are for a recovery of the poultry industry as soon as next year, with special emphasis in Mexico.
Latin America's poultry industry is expected to recover and grow, and notably Mexico, according to a well-known poultry analyst's prediction.
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Latin America’s top 10 egg producers

Half of Latin America’s leading egg producing companies are based in Mexico, with the remainder spread across Brazil, Colombia and Peru.
Measured by flock size, Mexican companies continue to dominate the ranking of the region’s largest egg producers, but change is afoot.
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Poultry biosecurity: The book for 2021

This new comprehensive book of poultry biosecurity in Spanish encompasses all the pertinent knowledge of how to handle a farm to avoid disease spreading and promote safety and profitability.
A new poultry biosecurity book written in Spanish encompasses all the pertinent knowledge of how a farm can avoid disease spreading and promote safety and profitability.
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The significance of the ribeye scandal in Spain

Recommending reduction of red meat consumption and declaring that you actually enjoy eating red meat has created a whirlwind of nonsense in Spain.
Pedro Sánchez, president of the Spanish government, said during the past week in Lithuania his now famous sentence: “Wherever they put a ribeye cooked right, that's unbeatable.”
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