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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.

ADM opens two plants in China’s east

ADM opens two plants in China’s east

By RJ Whitehead

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), the America-based agricultural processor, opened two feed ingredients plants in China last week as the country’s demand for food ingredients and animal nutrition continues to increase.