Cargill Animal Nutrition hopes to leverage the ever increasing demand for animal protein products in African markets as its new US$12.5 million South African feed premix facility, targeting the swine, poultry and ruminant sectors, goes operational.
GM plant oils would seem to represent the ‘holy grail’ in the hunt for viable replacements for fish oil derived long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in aqua feed.
The launch of a new additive for breeders at IPPE 2015 underlines Cargill’s increased focus on the benefits of plant-based antioxidants for overall animal performance, particularly in the early life stage.
A new broiler breeder facility at Cargill’s recently expanded animal nutrition innovation center in the Netherlands is said to allow scientists investigate the impact of the hen's diet on the performance of its offspring.
China’s long awaited approval for Syngenta’s contentious GM corn strain, MIR 162, may see that biotech firm settle the multiple lawsuits against it, which were triggered by allegations of damages from the sale of the seed into the US prior to Chinese...
An analyst reckons US agri-giant Cargill will make a concrete offer for Nutreco soon even though such a counter bid must come in at least 8% higher than the €44.50 per share offer from SHV, a stipulation that private firm secured when finalizing its bid...
Zilmax maker Merck says it has not made any decision to resume sales of the cattle additive in the US as a campaign group there condemns the company for “taking steps” to put the beta agonist back on the market.
Nutreco says the offer process from SHV is “on track” with the investment firm saying it will publish its offer memorandum on its intended acquisition of all the animal nutrition company’s shares at the start of next month.