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Cargill and NGOs hail ratification

Brazilian soy moratorium renewed ‘indefinitely’

By Jane Byrne

The Brazilian soy moratorium, a private sector voluntary agreement, set up in 2006, which has prohibited participants from trading, acquiring or financing soybeans from areas of the Brazilian Amazon biome that were deforested after July 2008, has been...

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De Heus strengthens footprint in Vietnam

By Jane Byrne

De Heus, in its strategy to be a leading player in the Vietnamese feed sector, continues to enhance its production capacity in that Asian country, it has just opened its seventh feed plant in the Mekong Delta.


Olam’s Nigerian feed business plan costed at $150m

By Jane Byrne

Olam International said it has broken ground on an integrated feed mill, poultry breeding farm and hatchery in Kaduna State, Nigeria. When completed, it will be the largest such operation of its kind in the African country.

FeedKind protein has minimal land use and water requirements compared to many terrestrial based fish feed ingredients, says The Carbon Trust. Image © Calysta

Special Edition: Environmentally friendly feed sector initiatives

Carbon Trust runs the numbers on Calysta's gas to feed protein

By Jane Byrne

The sustainability profile of Calysta’s methane gas to feed protein, FeedKind, could be bumped up if its production involved the use of biogas, but its land and water resource saving metrics are solid, finds a report from UK agency, the Carbon Trust.


Special Edition: Environmental friendly feed sector initiatives

UK feed mill revamp: ForFarmers banking on 20% energy savings

By Jane Byrne

Dutch feed producer, ForFarmers, was recently granted permission to go ahead with the construction of a planned £10.5m extension to its dairy feed plant in Exeter, UK.

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