Poultry Industry Joins Export Marketing Org ‘German Meat'

A Lastest News about Poultry in Germany

Posted on: 11 Sep 2012

The German poultry industry has become a shareholder of 'German Meat," an organization that already promotes German pork and beef exports.

THIS REPORT CONTAINS ASSESSMENTS OF COMMODITY AND TRADE ISSUES MADE BY USDA STAFF AND NOT NECESSARILY STATEMENTS OF OFFICIAL U.S. GOVERNMENT POLICY Voluntary Public - Date: 8/29/2012 GAIN Report Number: GM12025 Germany Post: Berlin Poultry Industry Joins Export Marketing Organization ‘German Meat' Report Categories: Poultry and Products Competitor Market Promotion/Competition Approved By: Prepared By: Leif Erik Rehder Report Highlights: The German poultry industry has become a shareholder of 'German Meat," an organization that already promotes German pork and beef exports. By participating in German Meat, the poultry industry hopes to capitalize on export opportunities in overseas markets overseas like Russia, Ukraine and the Far East. General Information: The German Association of Poultry Slaughterhouses (BVG) in Germany has become a shareholder in German Meat, the German meat industry’s joint export promotion organization. “The German poultry industry has great potential for the export of its products”, explained BVG chairman Gerhard Wagner. He added that BVG wanted to seize these opportunities together with other meat companies through the support of German Meat. Official logo for German Meat Egbert Klokkers, the chairman of the German Meat Advisory Board commented that the association’s projects are contributing to strengthen the presence and image of the German meat industry on world markets. Klokkers added that recent projects have shown the great interest in high quality German poultry and that this sales potential can now be realized. German Meat brings together companies and organizations from all levels of meat processing, from growers through to slaughter and processing. The aim of German Meat is to promote the export of products made by the German meat industry. The shareholders in German Meat besides BVG are the German Meat Industry Association (VDF), the German Farmers' Association (DBV) and, the Meat Processors Federation (BVDF). Information about the funding of German Meat is not public. German Meat has no official overseas offices but works through a network of agents/contractors in foreign markets. Source: www.gtis.com
Posted: 11 September 2012

See more from Poultry in Germany

Expert Views    
EU-27 Broiler and Turkey Sectors to Grow in 2012 and 2013   By Foreign Agricultural Service
Poultry Sector Growth Slowing in 2011   By Foreign Agricultural Service
EU-27 Broiler Meat Production and Trade to Expand   By Foreign Agricultural Service
EU Poultry Production and Exports to Grow Again   By Foreign Agricultural Service
Poultry Sector Growth to Slow   By Foreign Agricultural Service