Cargill is starting production at a new canola-crush facility based in Canada to help it boost its production of canola products, including canola meal for use in feed, and further develop the market in the US, Asia and other countries.
The Masan Group has a acquired a 52% and 70% equity interest in Vietnam French Cattle Feed JSC – Proconco – and Agro Nutrition Company JSC – Anco – respectively - a deal which makes it the second leading animal feed producer in Vietnam.
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...