News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Latin America Poultry at a Glance

A blog providing analysis of the poultry and feed industries in Latin America.

Avian flu never left Mexico

An AH7N3 strain outbreak was just reported in the state of Coahuila, but authorities say poultry supply is not at risk

While highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreaks have sprung up in several U.S. states, among other places in the world, one might wonder about the status of bordering countries.

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Fake chicken sales are the order of the day

Counterfeit importers and salespeople are affecting the Brazilian export force, but there are ways to fight and counteract these actions

Being part of the poultry industry, even a journalist or writer like me, makes you prone to fake businesses.

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Hard-boiled eggs are hard to market. Why?

A nutritious food like hard-boiled eggs seems to encounter judgement from consumers, something that does not happen with junk food

We are in a slow week in Latin America and all other Catholic countries – the Holy Week, right before Easter Week. 

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Swift, grain availability more critical than anything else

The war in Ukraine has changed Europe in terms of sourcing raw materials from suppliers, particularly those in South America

For years, Europe has been pushing South American producers, namely Brazil and Argentina, to not to destroy the Amazon, to use certain pest controls, to be sustainable, to certify they are doing things the way Europe wants and so on. 

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