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.
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Polystyrene could be a source of animal feed

A research project conducted in Mexico might be able to show that polystyrene can be degraded by worms into organic matter for feeding animals and enormously reducing the biodegradation time

Real sustainability is coming. It came to my attention a research project of the use of the worm Tenebrio molitor − the larvae phase of a coleopteran − to digest polystyrene.


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2022 IPPE: 30 years attending for Latin American poultry

IPPE has been the focal point for many of us in the last few decades. It is a place to meet and connect with people and get updated in all segments of the poultry industry.

The 2022 IPPE brought back its in-person event in Atlanta, Georgia as large gatherings are no longer restricted under lockdown. 


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Spain riddled with misconceptions about animal agriculture

Politicians in Spain have created a storm blaming animal production for a variety of issues, reflecting their ignorance and their selfishness to attract voters.

Recent claims about animal agriculture by Spanish politicians have been riddled with misconceptions, forgetting the fact that these farms produce food.


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Spending money on junk food instead of poultry products

While low- and middle-income countries in Latin America struggle to get good nutrition, junk food seems to win the battle against more nutritious foods like chicken and eggs.

Junk food seems to win the battle against more nutritious foods like chicken and eggs. What else can the poultry industry do?


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Importance of poultry in a country like Venezuela

In a country where political and economic conditions have severely affected purchasing power, the poultry industry is at a stand still

How is the poultry industry developing in Venezuela, a country where political and economic conditions have severely affected purchasing power?


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Blaming meat consumption for the world's problems

In the middle of a battle over a new animal welfare law in Mexico, loud voices blame meat and poultry production for a wide range of problems.

In the middle of a battle over a new animal welfare law in Mexico, loud voices blame meat and poultry production for a wide range of problems.


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