Poultry, farming and breeding - the Global Poultry Web Congres
The event is composed of 3 thematic blocks: production economy, well-being and nutrition. The international speakers discussed cage-free farming, the reduction of antibiotics, new legislation on welfare and transport, to name just a few. Over 100 participants joined the debates, the speakers' list included the leading representatives of agricultural and breeding organisations from Poland and EU countries. The group of experts included featured Brigitte Misonne, Head of Unit for Animal Products, in the Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission, Jørgen Nyberg Larsen, Secretary-General of the European Egg Producers and Traders Association (EEPTA), DVM, Eran RAIZMAN PhD, Senior Animal Health & Production OfficerFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
The poultry industry has suffered as a result of a pandemic. Now the situation is stabilising, and the demand for Polish poultry abroad is growing. This uptrend includes the catering sector, which is one of the main recipients.
- The pandemic has revealed problems with competitiveness in Polish poultry exports. The main source of the Polish exporters' success in recent years has been meat which offers a competitive quality-price ratio. Less importance was attached to added value developing and recognisable brands - experts emphasised during the Targi Kielce congress. However, this is about to change.
It is worth adding that poultry has been the most consumed type of meat globally, and Poland is number 1 among producers in the EU. We produce approximately 2,917 thousand tonnes annually. The value of Polish poultry meat and offal exports exceeds EUR 2.7 billion.