There is a strong need for technology interventions, especially in the emerging markets where the yield per animal is low, traceability is inadequate and quality is not up to the mark, says a tech startup CEO.
A new poultry health and nutrition unit opened by Trouw Nutrition in Spain enables researchers to carry out studies that replicate the climate and environmental conditions in various production environments globally.
Dutch compound feed and animal nutrition player, Nutreco, has announced its investment in food tech start-up ENOUGH, a company developing high scale sustainable protein production via fungal fermentation.
Dutch researchers found feeding crumbles compared to mash increased average daily gain and average daily feed intake of layer pullets during rearing, but such dietary manipulation did not affect subsequent egg production performance.
Tesco is set to become the first UK retailer to offer its supply base sustainability-linked supply chain finance, in a move it hopes will encourage more suppliers to sign up to science-based emissions reduction targets.
Dutch fish feed and animal nutrition group, Nutreco, is aiming to source soy and oil palm ingredients by 2025 that are free from both legal and illegal deforestation, with the purpose of limiting its impact on biodiversity and climate change.