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'While contract feed production may offer some regional opportunities, it will limit the market share for other independent feed manufacturers. This will further drive consolidation,' says Nutreco © istock.com/shutter_m

2016 feed industry outlook

By Jane Byrne

Like this time last year, we dust down the crystal ball and gaze into it to determine what 2016 holds in terms of the fortunes of the global feed industry. A selection of industry insiders give us their forecasts. 

De Heus says Nuter's feed production sites are strategically located to the biggest livestock farming areas [pic: (c) istock.com]

De Heus buys Iberian compound feed producer

By Jane Byrne

Dutch feed manufacturer, De Heus, has acquired Iberian feed producer, Nuter, from a private equity group to ‘consolidate’ its position in Europe.

Respondents alert to potential feed price reduction demands in the dairy sector

What state is the feed industry in?

By Jane Byrne

We ran a reader survey earlier this year to find out what the major headaches are for the feed sector - a majority of respondents reported the Russian sanctions as detrimental for business. 

Nutreco inks Marine Harvest feed deal

Nutreco inks Marine Harvest feed deal

By Jane Byrne

Nutreco has extended its feed sales contract with Marine Harvest and has managed to reduce its exposure to the loss of business from Mercadona in Spain, said CEO Knut Nesse.