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Neovia enters Nigerian premix market

By Jane Byrne

Animal nutrition group, Neovia, has acquired a Nigerian premix company, Hi Nutrients, in a move it says will help accelerate its expansion within Africa.

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Nutreco invests in Indian aquaculture partnership

By Jane Byrne

Nutreco has formed a joint venture with Mumbai-based West Coast Group to supply the growing Indian aquaculture market; the companies are to build a feed production facility in west India to supply to aquaculture farms in the region.

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Canada sees multiple pathways to sustainable beef

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Technology, third-party audits, multiple stakeholders and financial incentive are all elements playing a role in developing a sustainable beef industry in Canada, says VP.

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US: Cargill in water and cattle sustainability initiative

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Cargill is starting a three-year collaborative project with The Nature Conservancy and Nestle Purina to reduce the water used in feed crop production and improve the sustainability of cattle production in Nebraska.

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Nutreco reaching for the moon in radical innovation chase

By Jane Byrne

As the winner of its 2018 feed tech challenge is announced, Viggo Halseth, chief innovation officer at Nutreco, gives us his perspective on the victor. He also discussed the Dutch group’s innovation pipeline, and its hunt for what he called “moonshot”...

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Traders, farmers fined over links to deforestation in Cerrado

By Jane Byrne

Five traders and multiple soy farmers have been penalized to the tune of 105.7 million reais (US $29 million) in total for soybean cultivation and purchasing that is connected to illegal deforestation, the Brazilian environmental authorities reported...

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Tyson Foods buys rendering company

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Tyson Foods is sinking $850m into the purchase of a rendering company as part of an ongoing push to increase company sustainability. It also is expected to increase Tyson’s footprint in the expanding feed ingredient sector.