All news articles for October 2018

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Swine and poultry markets deliver for Chr. Hansen

By Jane Byrne

Chr. Hansen, in releasing the group’s 2017/2018 financial results yesterday, said its animal health business was positively impacted by strong growth in silage and solid growth in swine and poultry.

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De Heus enters Indonesian market

By Jane Byrne

The Dutch feed manufacturer, De Heus Group, has announced the acquisition of an Indonesian poultry, fish and shrimp feed producer, Universal Agri Bisnisindo.

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Tweaking swine diets may alter GHG emissions

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Altering dietary protein and fiber levels could play a role in changing emissions of methane and ammonia from swine and excreta when using intensive production systems, say researchers.

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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town

'Will Africa produce the food or will feeding Africa become a global challenge?'

By Jane Byrne

Africa will be home to 25% of the global population in 2050, and the demand for animal-sourced food is projected to be extraordinarily high on that continent in the coming decades, but production will be challenged to keep pace with consumption, says...

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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum

Biomin reveals roadmap for unlocking future growth

By Jane Byrne

Biomin is in expansion mode. It recently broke ground on a new mineral feed and premix production plant in Austria, while, in November 2017, it increased its capacity in the fast-growing Chinese market with the opening of a production plant in Wuxi, Jiangsu...

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News in Brief

Korean and Chinese firms in lysine alliance

By Jane Byrne

South Korea’s Daesang announced yesterday that it had signed a contract to transfer its lysine technology to China’s Chengfu Group for 10 billion won (US$8.82m), according to local media reports.

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News in Brief

Environmental risk linked to feed additive use: EFSA consults

By Jane Byrne

EFSA’s Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) has launched an open consultation on a draft guidance document for the assessment of the safety of feed additives for the environment.