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‘Nutrient levels are critical when designing a broodstock feed’ - BioMar

BioMar has launched a newly developed broodstock feed for tilapia and African catfish on the African market.

Global grain market snapshot: weather and politics still loom large

The impact of the persistent dryness and the April cold spell remains to be quantified in Europe but it has becoming more evident that the likely recovery in EU wheat...

Live! One '17 the Alltech Ideas Conference

One goal is to give conference attendees a ‘headache,’ says Alltech founder.

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.

Philippines: Integrated producer beefing up feed volumes

Manila headquartered, Vitarich Corporation, a poultry and feed firm, has said it plans to double its production capacity this year. 

News in brief

Feed additives risk: EFSA asks industry to review draft guidance

EFSA has initiated the public consultation phase in relation to a series of guidance documents supporting the safety assessment of feed additives.

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...

Fish feed tech company leveraging Alltech accelerator for guidance

The feed technology company eFishery is using the mentoring offered by Alltech’s accelerator program to support and expand its work, says company COO.

Insect feed market forecast to top $1bn by 2022

The size of the insect feed market is predicted to top $1bn by 2022, according to a new report.

Purina, Texas Farm Products call for aquafeed case dismissal

Purina Animal Nutrition and Texas Farm Products Company have requested a lawsuit brought against them regarding bass feed be dismissed.

Some mycotoxin mitigations may be less effective in fishfeed

Some types of feed additives developed to mitigate mycotoxins in feed for warm-blooded animals may be ineffective for fish, says new research.

Microalgae strain offers promise for aquaculture production

Fresh-water microalgae strain offers digestible, quick-growing omega-3 rich aqua feed option, say researchers.

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...

Deinove protects its bacteria derived feed innovation in China

French biotech company, Deinove, says its first patent focusing on the use of the bacteria, Deinococcus, for animal nutrition has been issued in China.

Fish, poultry and pig producers can now test novel gas to feed protein

California based biotechnology company, Calysta, says it has produced sufficient quantity of its novel protein, FeedKind, to be able to ship samples for testing worldwide.

PKE product will make Malaysia less reliant on imports: Sime Darby

A supplier of a new, ultra-refined palm kernel expeller (PKE) for use in feed, branded Purafex, says the product has the potential to transform the Malaysian market.

KMP buys out fish oil interests of Marvesa

German feed ingredients distributor, Köster Marine Proteins (KMP) has acquired 100% of the fish oil business of the Dutch distributor and trader, Marvesa.

Asian investors participate in a new Series D funding round for Calysta's protein, $40m generated

US methane-to-protein facility takes step closer to production

NouriTech, along with lead investors Calysta and Cargill, broke ground on the new, 37-acre facility last week.  

Impact from Brazilian meat scandal likely in Q2: CFO

Good volume growth in animal nutrition for DSM in Q1

DSM reported a strong first quarter for Q1 2017. Its adjusted EBITDA was up 17% to €345m (US$376m), while net profit increased 75% to €149m, partly achieved on the back...

Boosted dietary ARA levels up sea bass growth, health

Increased dietary arachidonic acid boosts farmed sea bass growth, development and immune functioning, say researchers. 

Camelina oil gets greenlight as fish oil replacement in Canadian aquafeed

Canadian salmon and trout farmers are soon to have a new ingredient for making their fish feeds – mechanically-extracted camelina oil. 

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.

Researchers find yeast strain that boosts fish immunity

Yeast found in extreme climates supports farmed seabream growth and immune responses with a disease challenge, say researchers.  

Regulatory clearance for non-GMO Canadian protein meal

Agrisoma Biosciences has gained approval to commercialize carinata as a non-GMO protein meal for beef cattle feed in the US, says CEO.

Special Edition: Protein Alternatives

Insect protein production offers ‘viable alternative to landfill’

Organic waste is the opportunity, says Jason Drew, co-founder of the Cape Town headquartered AgriProtein, as he predicts huge growth for the insect protein industry over the next 10 to 15 years.

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