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EU regulatory clearance for $130 billion merger of Dow and DuPont

The EU said it decided to approve a merger between US chemical companies, Dow and DuPont, because they made “significant commitments” to meet its competition concerns.

Neovia buys premix player in Mexico

Animal nutrition group, Neovia, has acquired Apligén, a Mexico based company specializing in the production of premix, specialty feed, and additives.

New fish feed plant in Kenya: ‘The stage is set for a blue revolution’

Skretting, Nutreco’s fish feed division, is lending its expertise to a new tilapia feed plant in Kenya run by animal and human nutrition product developer, Unga Holdings.

Project aims to find protein feeds ‘fit for the future’

The team behind the Protein Challenge, an initiative aimed at taking the pressure off land and sea for feed, has begun work on the development of a new benchmarking tool. ...

Further funding for aquaculture in Scotland as feed innovation projects gather pace

A £1m 30-month pilot program to boost innovation in aquaculture in Scotland is set to go ahead.

Australian production site will give us competitive advantage in that market: BioMar

Danish fish feed group, BioMar, has flagged up its plans to build a factory in Australia in 2019, an aquaculture market it sees as having huge growth potential. 

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.

Understanding mode of action of antibiotic resistance

Biomin wants to gain greater insight into how replacement of in-feed antibiotics by certain feed additives can reduce the presence of antibiotic resistance genes.

Coppens in alliance with Brazilian tilapia and shrimp feed player

Alltech owned aqua feed and nutrition company, Coppens, said it has entered a strategic partnership with long established Brazilian fish feed player, Guabi.

EU insect meal manufacturers look beyond fish

European insect protein players are aiming to push for regulatory change to allow larvae meal to be used in EU pig and poultry production. 

Towards sustainable fishery management for Peruvian anchovy

The Peruvian anchovy fishery - the aquaculture feed industry’s most important individual fishery - is embarking on a Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) to improve its sustainability record.

EU parliament votes to keep food losses as feed, not waste

The feed and formers foodstuffs sectors have welcomed the plenary vote by the EU Parliament backing a Commission proposal to leave raw materials placed on the market as feed outside...

America’s not got talent: the feed industry recruitment challenge

The US feed industry is facing a major shortage of qualified technical talent, according to industry recruiter Continental Research.

Glyphosate should not be classed as a carcinogen: ECHA

In a long awaited opinion, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) said, on the available scientific evidence, there were no grounds to classify the controversial herbicide, glyphosate, as a carcinogen, as...

Neovia on the asset trail in Asia

French animal nutrition group, Neovia, said it is planning acquisitions in Asia in the coming 12 months but it would not disclose in which markets or in which livestock segments...

Clear conscience: users of responsible soy can claim ‘zero deforestation’

By sourcing soy that conforms to a new responsible production standard, feed users and producers can demonstrate that their operations haven’t had caused any deforestation.

Evonik’s Asian strategy: We will build on what Norel established

Evonik says it is aiming to expand its probiotics portfolio in Asia with Ecobiol, using VIV Asia as a platform.

ADM expanding feed footprint in China

Work is about to get underway on ADM’s fifth feed facility in China.

VIV Asia 2017 Preview

Lallemand to address aqua feed costs, formulation challenges in Bangkok

Lallemand is flagging up the benefits of using yeast derivatives, probiotics, and antioxidants in fish and shrimp nutrition at an aquaculture focused conference tomorrow ahead of the VIV Asia trade...

VIV Asia 2017 Preview

India: Ruminants on Nutriad’s radar

Nutriad has traditionally focused on the swine and poultry segments in Asia, but is now looking to target the cattle market in the region, bringing insights from other ruminant markets...

Irish insect protein biotech firm secures €1m funding for industrial scale-up

Three young Irish entrepreneurs are on the cusp of bringing to market insect protein and oil after securing second round funding of €1m for their “revolutionary” insect farming venture, Hexafly. ...

New capacity in Norway, Turkey and China to drive growth: BioMar

The Danish fish feed maker today said its 2016 revenue ended up 1.2% lower than in 2015 - DDK 8.8bn ($1.26bn) versus DDK 8.9bn, with a modest increase in volumes.

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....

DSM and Evonik to build $200m US plant for salmon feed targeted algae oil

DSM and Evonik, as part of a newly announced 50-50 joint venture, are set to build a $200m facility in the US to produce their omega-3 fatty acid product from...

USDA sees a return to 'normal' levels

Fishmeal production expected to jump in Peru

Fishmeal production along with corn and soybean meal imports are on the upturn in Peru based on feed demand, says USDA.

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