Sánchez Haro highlights the importance of Andalusian livestock in the Porc d'Or Iberian awards

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development, Rodrigo Sánchez Haro, has valued the Porc d'Or Iberian awards as an "incentive" for a sector that contributes 500 million euros to the Andalusian economy. This has been highlighted in Cordoba, during the gala of delivery of the 30 awards of the second edition of this contest organized by the Institute of Research and Technology Agroalimentarias (IRTA), attached to the Generalitat of Catalonia, and which recognizes the results productive activities of Spanish pig farms.

MEAT ATRACTION presents its second edition in Guijuelo

The Commercial Manager of MEAT ATTRACTION, Almudena de Castro, and the Secretary of the National Association of Meat Industries of Spain, Miguel Huerta, presented to the meat sector of Salamanca the second edition of the Meat Sector Fair, organized by IFEMA and its own ANICE, from September 18 to 20, at the Feria de Madrid. The meeting, which was attended by more than 15 businessmen from the area, took place in Guijuelo, where Iberian ham has a special role.

The Rabbit Meat claims its present and bets for its future

Rabbit Meat has earned in its own right a position of honor in the Mediterranean Diet, a diet recognized worldwide for its health benefits by the WHO and considered Intangible Heritage of Humanity by Unesco. Its habitual presence in the feeding of the Iberian Peninsula, during centuries, has made of this meat an indispensable element of our alimentary tradition, as well as of our popular culture.

INTERPORC celebrates in China the 'International Week of Spanish Pig' to promote the Spanish pig and facilitate trade exchanges

The Interprofessional of the Porcino of Capa Blanca (INTERPORC) has organized from May 14 to 18 the program 'International Spanish Pork Week' in Shanghai (China), which includes a wide program of activities with a triple objective: to promote the qualities of the products of the Spanish pig in the Asian giant, facilitate commercial exchanges between Spanish companies and Chinese importers and strengthen institutional relations between both countries.

UPA describes as "impossible" the pretensions of the European Commission with the budget of the CAP

"What the European Commission intends with the CAP is impossible". This has been expressed by the Union of Small Farmers and Ranchers to know the proposed EU budget for the years 2021 to 2027. "They want farmers and ranchers to do miracles," they said. "Tell us how we are going to produce more food, more varied and sustainable, at reasonable prices, each time with less aid," he asked.

Grupo Cajamar and ANICE sign an alliance to boost the competitiveness of the Spanish meat industry

The president of the National Association of Meat Industries of Spain (ANICE), Alberto Jiménez, and the president of Cajamar Caja Rural, Eduardo Baamonde, have signed a collaboration agreement to boost the competitiveness of the Spanish meat industry, offering financial solutions as they strengthen the internationalization, innovation, modernization and improvement of its more than 600 companies, from SMEs to large industrial groups that encompass all the activities of the meat sector chain: slaughterhouses and cutting rooms for pigs, cattle and sheep, factories of sausages and all kinds of processed, hams and Iberian products, among others.

ASAJA celebrates a conference on the situation of the Iberian and its possible growth

Asaja Córdoba, together with the Caja Rural del Sur Foundation, will hold this Tuesday in Villanueva de Córdoba the 11th Porcine Conference where, among other issues, the Iberian situation and the possibility of growth of the sector will be discussed.

UPA criticizes that the budgets of Rajoy for 2018 perpetuate the abandonment of the rural environment

The draft General State Budgets for 2018 presented on March 3 by the Government did not like anything of the Spanish farmers and ranchers. The UPA rural organization has "very harmful" accounts for the millions of people who live and work in villages. "The budgets show that the Government is committed to citizens by announcing policies that remain in nothing by not having a budget allocation," lamented from UPA.

The Government reduces the tax burden for farmers and ranchers

The BOE has published an Order of the Ministry of Finance and Public Function that sets the Net Income Indices in the income tax declaration with the reductions established on a national basis for the 2017 income statement of farmers and ranchers.

UNIÓ denounces the first cases of poisoning of bees by pesticides

LA UNIÓ de Llauradors has recently denounced the first cases of poisoning of bees that have been detected this year, as a result of the use of pesticides in the flowering of fruit trees, which is usually given from these dates. Thus, in the town of Cheste (Hoya de Buñol), a beekeeper has seen most of his dead bees and beehives practically without activity, which he had installed in a settlement very close to a fruit plantation. He has filed the corresponding complaint with the Civil Guard Barracks of this town of La Hoya de Buñol and now it is the Seprona who investigates the event.