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Bunge competitiveness program seeks to trim $250m in spending

A new cost-cutting program for Bunge aims to reduce expense spending and capital expenditure for the next several years, says CEO.

Glencore comes knocking, but Bunge indicates it is not ready to play ball

Bunge says it is not entering into any merger talks with Swiss headquartered Glencore.

New report again ‘casts doubt’ on sustainability pledges of Cargill and Bunge

Cargill and Bunge stress they are focused on ending deforestation in their supply chains, as a report decries continued land clearing in the Brazilian Cerrado and the Bolivian Amazon allegedly...

Stable fishmeal prices forecast, alternative protein players could face choppy waters

Fishmeal prices have softened and look like they are going to stay at that level for the mid-term, a trend that could weigh heavily on the fortunes of many an...

Algae-based DHA offers Chilean salmon producer way to boost sustainability

Salmon producer, Ventisqueros, is demonstrating the sustainability bump from using AlgaPrime DHA in the diets of farmed salmon.

Lerøy flags up use of microalgae sourced DHA in its salmon diets

Salmon producer, Lerøy, says it has reduced its use of marine sourced omega-3 fatty acids by switching to a feed incorporating a DHA laden microalgae product. 

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Louis Dreyfus: oversupply and slow demand growth to continue in 2017

Looking ahead, however, Louis Dreyfus said it expects to see the current oversupply in agri-commodities markets adjust to lower price levels and that volatility from physical disruptions will reappear.

Soy cultivation: What is the path to sustainable land use in Brazil?

Expansion of soy production in the Brazilian Cerrado is possible but it needs to be managed to preserve areas of biodiversity, says an expert.

Industry demand sees TerraVia and Bunge ramping up DHA algae production

TerraVia and Bunge said the salmon industry’s fast rate of adoption of their jointly developed algae derived DHA feed ingredient is prompting a ramp up of production in Brazil....

Controlling deforestation will require government, industry, farmers, local communities and civil society to develop new systems, says Bunge

'Bunge and Cargill are not living up to their commitments to protect forests' claims Mighty Earth soy investigation

One company alone cannot solve deforestation challenges linked to soy, says Bunge

Special Edition: Asia Pacific Feed Developments

Vietnam: Debate over influence of international feed players on pricing

Foreign feed companies are extending their reach in the Vietnamese market, according to the country’s ministry of agriculture. 

Bunge: Demand for soymeal 'soft' but Q4 2016 positive end to tough year

Agribusiness had a challenging year in terms of global macroeconomics but finished strong, says Bunge as it released its Q4 2016 results. 

ADM Q4 shows profit slump

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) reported a sharp drop in earnings for its fourth quarter. 

Cargill working on plant-based omega-3 for aquaculture sector

Cargill says it is developing omega-3 fatty acids from canola plants to realize a sustainable form of DHA and EPA and reduce reliance on fishmeal and fish oil. 

'Margins globally were impacted by softer than anticipated meal demand'

Grains and oilseeds results tank net income for Bunge in third quarter results, company points to expectations of a stronger end to the year.

Danish group invests in aqua feed research facility in Chile

BioMar looks to bolster expertise in functional fish feeds

BioMar is to acquire 30% of a feed research center in Chile, in a move the Danish fish feed company says will allow it to focus on the development on...

Animal nutrition contributes to strong Q1 results for Cargill

Net income for the US giant increased 66% to $852m in the first quarter ended 31 August from $512m some 12 months earlier.  

Skretting gets behind algal oil breakthrough from Evonik and DSM

Skretting, Nutreco’s fish feed division, says a breakthrough in R&D development by Evonik and DSM means it can provide feed formulations containing EPA and DHA from algal oil as and...

Vietnam seeing hike in feed wheat imports

Unlike milling wheat that has maintained an almost stable import volume, feed wheat imports into Vietnam in marketing year (MY) 2015/2016 increased sharply, due to their price competitiveness when compared...

ADM, Bungee, Cargill, Louis Dreyfus, Syngenta see some claims end in ongoing lawsuit

A series of state-law claims brought against Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), Bunge North America, Cargill Incorporated, Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) and Gavilon Grain have been dismissed.

Cargill and Bunge propose deal for European oilseed facilities

Cargill is set to sell two Europe-based oilseed processing plants and businesses to Bunge, as the company reassesses its EMEA strategy.

Bunge gets a boost from its agribusiness segment

Bunge Limited’s second quarter outperformed the same period last year.

Bunge, Wilmar to partner to develop Vietnamese feed chain

Bunge Limited and Wilmar International Limited are set to team up in a joint venture to develop the supply chain of soybean products in Vietnam.

Special Edition: Feed Industry Consolidation Review

No let up expected in aqua feed M&A activity: PwC

We caught up with Christopher Nolan, managing director, global deals origination at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, who recently spoke at Alltech’s One conference, to hear about his views on amalgamation of the global...

Bunge adds non-GMO feed product to portfolio

Bunge North America has launched a certified non-GM corn feed with plans to scale up production in the fall, say executives.

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