All news articles for April 2018

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Nutreco takes stake in Indian smart shrimp feeding start-up

By Jane Byrne

Dutch feed group, Nutreco, has taken a 25% share in Eruvaka, an India-based Internet of Things (IoT) company that develops connected devices and mobile-based decision tools aimed at helping shrimp farmers increase productivity.

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Chinese feed group sees drop in Q1 profit

By Jane Byrne

Chinese feed giant, New Hope Liuhe, reported a fall in first-quarter net profit as the country’s pig sector faces record low prices, according to Reuters.

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USDA: Brazil looks to expand soybean planted acres

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

A report from the US agency forecasts the soy area planted in Brazil will increase in 2018/19 based on improving prices and the anticipation of higher demand for the feed ingredient from buyers in China as well as a growth in domestic consumption.

CP Foods sees recovery in pig prices in Vietnam

CP Foods sees recovery in pig prices in Vietnam

By Jane Byrne

Vietnam’s GDP showed a promising 7.4% growth in Q1 2018, said CP Foods (CPF) in a brief overview of current livestock and fish production dynamics in that country.

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Malaysia looks to cut back on poultry feed imports

By Jane Byrne

Malaysia needs to produce its own feed ingredients for the livestock industry to remain self-sufficient, while reducing dependency on imported agricultural products, says its agriculture minister.