Research findings from the Accountability Framework initiative (AFi) and CDP show that companies cannot afford any more delay in tackling deforestation across supply chains, with forest-related risks identified at almost US$80bn.
In its third forecast for 2022, COCERAL sees the total grain crop for the EU and the UK as coming in at 309.5 million tons, an increase from the 305.6 million tons it forecast in March, but lower than the 312 million tons harvested last year.
The UK’s Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) has concluded that there is no current end market demand for a 'gatekeeper protocol' for domestic crops for feed and food, following a consultation process.
Single cell protein innovator, Deep Branch, is collaborating with the National Power Company of Iceland, Landsvirkjun, to assess the feasibility of building its first commercial-scale plant in Iceland.
A new study from Poland outlines how soybean oil can be partially or fully replaced with cold-extracted black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) fat in turkey diets without no negative effects on growth performance.
Industrial compound feed production in the EU remained stable in 2021. However, the increasing threat from animal diseases and the continuing global grain market rally fueled by the Russian reinvasion of Ukraine is expected to reduce compound feed demand...
Exploring new feeding substrates for farmed insects, the contribution of insect frass as fertilizer and the health benefits of insects in food and feed have been identified as key research priorities for the European insect sector.
Nofima, in the hunt for new and sustainable fish feed proteins, has been testing the technical quality of tunicate meal, along with its nutritional constraints, since both determine possible inclusion levels in fish feed.
Greenpeace Netherlands said that, during a period of 18 hours, over 60 activists from all over Europe, volunteering with the NGO, were able to block a mega-ship arriving in the Netherlands with 60 million kilos of soy from Brazil.
There is enough soybean meal of all qualities in Europe until the next harvest and sowing in the EU will be 10-15% above last year, said Donau Soja, an organization that promotes sustainable soy production in Europe.
BioMar reported very strong revenue growth for its first quarter in 2022 but its earnings were down due to increased costs of raw materials and energy. It is lowering its profit guidance, mainly as a result of the Russia/Ukraine situation.
Adisseo and Entobel have agreed to collaborate on R&D work aimed at better understanding and enhancement of insect rearing; they are hoping to gain further insights into the nutritional requirements of Black Soldier Fly larvae (BSFL).