The Minnesota-based agribusiness group announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire feed additive company Integral Animal Nutrition on Friday. Additional financial details of the deal were not released.
Lallemand Animal Nutrition said its live yeast probiotic strain, Saccharomyces cerevisiae boulardii CNCM I-1079, is the first feed additive authorized in the EU for the reduction of carcass contamination by Salmonella spp. in broiler chickens.
Scientists at Rutgers University have genetically engineered maize with a high content of the key amino acid methionine, a discovery that has the potential to reduce feed costs by eliminating the need for supplementation with synthetic methionine.
Newly formed food and feed processing company Philafrica sets out plans for expansion across Southern Africa, where it plans to invest $50-100m over the next two years, with the feed sector earmarked as a focus for growth.