Mission Produce Inc., Oxnard, is expanding its global avocado network with a partnership to market South African fruit to Europe and Asian markets, including China.
African swine fever continues its deadly march with outbreaks in Vietnam and South Africa.
In its second quarter profit statement, Tyson projects its U.S. pork, chicken and beef units will all benefit from increased demand due to African swine fever outbreaks.
South Africa reported two more African swine fever outbreaks in April.
South Africa’s Department of Agriculture has quarantined an area in Vhembe in Limpopo province following positive laboratory results for foot-and-mouth disease in cattle in the district.
U.S. beef and pork regained access to South Africa in 2016. South Africa ranks as the second-largest destination for U.S. beef livers. Pork exports have been slower.
Wheat-crop forecast was cut again as dryness hurts yields.