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Volac unveils new feed additives division

By Jane Byrne

UK company, Volac, has launched a new feed additives division as it looks to help the international feed industry advance efficiency and meet the Net Zero challenge.

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Cargill aims to deliver productivity gains for Asian farmers

By Jane Byrne

Cargill has been investing in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, through new plants and an innovation center. The company reports that, in the last four years alone, its animal health and nutrition business has grown by double and even triple digits in key...

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US seeks formal talks in Mexican GM corn dispute

By Jane Byrne

The US is looking for formal trade talks with Mexico over the country’s plans to restrict imports of genetically modified corn and other agricultural biotechnology products.

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Consumer concerns could be challenge for plastic-fed waxworms research

By Michelle Perrett

Consumer perceptions could be a potential challenge to using protein produced from plastic-fed waxworms in salmon feed, but the benefits would far outweigh the negatives, Martin Llewellyn, professor of Molecular Ecology at Glasgow University and founding...

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Shell and S&W pair up to develop sustainable fuel and feed

By Jane Byrne

Equilon Enterprises, a subsidiary of the Shell Oil company, is partnering with US agricultural business, S&W Seed Company, in a joint venture (JV) aimed at developing novel plant genetics for oilseed cover crops as feedstocks for biofuel production....


Nutreco invests in gut microbiome specialist BiomEdit

By Jane Byrne

Nutreco has taken a minority stake in animal health targeted microbiome biotech company, BiomEdit. It did so through the company’s recent Series A financing round, initially raised in April 2022 in its carve-out from Elanco Animal Health.