News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Articles by Benjamín Ruiz

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Eggs for the elderly: The Fenavi Golden Line

A golden telephone line service for the golden age with a gold product like eggs
A few months ago, the National Federation of Poultry Producers of Colombia (Fenavi) launched an idea that seems to me to be excellent: The Golden Line of Nutrition Counseling for the Elderly.
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BRF: Innovation in value-added poultry products

With a process flow that makes it possible to research products of major brands such as Sadia and Perdigão, this Brazilian company focuses on the consumer.
BRF is a leader in chicken exports and production in Brazil, with two iconic brands: Sadia and Perdigão, well known both within and outside the country.
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San Fernando: Peruvian tradition in animal protein

With more than 70 years of history in poultry production in Peru, it is today a multi-protein company and the largest broiler producer in that country.
Multi-protein Grupo San Fernando is the largest broiler producer of Peru. The company produces also eggs, turkey and swine. This is their overview of the industry.
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Mexican tacos need more meat

The production of chicken and pork in Mexico is well under way, despite the health crisis of COVID-19.
Mexicans eat tacos, lots of tacos, which are usually filled with stews made with meat. A lot of pork is used, but so is chicken meat.
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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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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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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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