All news articles for November 2017

'If you look at all the animal sectors here, you will see that the average farm size is really low—it’s a very fragmented market, which leads us to supply most of our customers indirectly through a dealer network.' © GettyImages/Gabriel_Bostan

De Heus rejects vertical integration model in Myanmar

By Richard Whitehead

Though vertical integration is the most popular model for feed producers in Southeast Asia, it is not the only way to operate commercially. Instead, De Heus has chosen to work with suppliers at the center of the Myanmar value chain to build their business...

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BASF to increase prices for formic and propionic acids in EMEA

By Jane Byrne

BASF intermediates division said it is hiking the prices of its formic acid and propionic acid products, with immediate effect, or as existing contracts permit, in the region so Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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US grain lobby ponders on how much exports matter

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The economic contributions of grain exports, feed production’s “ripple effect” and the importance of trade for more than producers were topics that featured prominently in recent feed and grain sector analysis.