Marfrig's CEO said the asset sale does not mean Marfrig is retreating from Argentina

China pounces on Marfrig's Argentinian assets

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazilian meat processing giant Marfrig has sold a raft of its Argentinian assets to the red meat Chinese business Black Bamboo Enterprises, a subsidiary of Foresun Group.

Broiler production in Argentina is to reach record levels next year

Argentinian broiler production on the rise

By Chloe Ryan

Broiler production in Argentina is expected to reach a record 2.1 million metric tons (mmt) in 2016, fuelled by growth in exports, according to a new US Department of Agriculture (USDA) report by marketing specialist Andrea Yankelevich from the US embassy...

Argentine president Cristina Kirchner joined the inauguration ceremony by video conference

Brazil Foods expands in Argentina

By Georgi Gyton

An opening ceremony was held for the expanded Brazil Foods (BRF) facility in Baraderos, Argentina, earlier this week.

Revenue for the full year was up 29.7% to R$120.5bn

JBS posts record revenue for 2014

By Georgi Gyton

Global meat giant JBS more than doubled (+119.6%) its net income during 2014, with profits amounting to R$2.04bn.

Paraguayan exports to fall 18-34% in 2012

Paraguayan exports to fall 18-34% in 2012

By Melodie Michel

Meat exports from Paraguay are expected to fall between 18% and 34% in 2012, despite remaining the second most-exported product in the country, the Paraguayan statistics centre (CADEP) has announced.

Argentine government vows vigilance over FMD

Argentine government vows vigilance over FMD

By Stephanie Garlow, reporting from Buenos Aires

The Argentine government has promised to be steadfast in protecting its valuable beef industry in the face of a renewed foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in neighbouring Paraguay.


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