A Norwegian study showed phytase supplementation in pig feed improved phosphorus and calcium digestibility. However, no increased phytase efficacy was seen with the addition of formic acid in the ration, despite earlier research supporting such findings.
Animal nutrition and feed additive producer, Biomin, recently announced its involvement in a four-year long, €10m (US$11.9m) EU-backed research consortium effort to address the challenges of pig and poultry production.
The umbrella group of the EU insect production sector - the International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed (IPIFF) - has welcomed the ENVI Committee’s vote backing the authorization of PAPs such as insect derived protein in poultry and pig feed.
In what is claimed to be a world-first off-take-agreement, CH4 Global will provide Australian company, Pirie Meats, with an Asparagopsis seaweed supplement for up to 10,000 head of cattle, cutting methane emissions by up to 90%.
Northern Ireland animal nutrition company, Devenish, and Canadian company, Mara Renewables Corporation, are launching Humanativ, a new joint venture aimed at boosting the intake of omega-3 in the diet of the global population.
Evonik and the Qingdao Vland Biotech Group are launching a product they jointly developed to improve water quality in aquaculture. It is tailored primarily to the requirements of shrimp farming in ponds.
Dutch compound feed and animal nutrition player, Nutreco, has announced its investment in food tech start-up ENOUGH, a company developing high scale sustainable protein production via fungal fermentation.
Volare, a spinoff from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, that specializes in using food production side streams as rearing substrates for Black Soldier Fly (BSF) larvae, has announced a funding round of €0.7m led by Helsinki based seed stage venture...
Freight markets are escalating amid deteriorating port conditions, with massive congestion occurring across multiple hotspots. Meanwhile, as economies recover from the pandemic-driven downturn, inflation is climbing, note analysts.