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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town

MyToolBox: Have mycotoxins finally met their match?

By Jane Byrne

A massive reduction in the mycotoxin load in DDGS, sensor led indication of toxin contamination of grains in silos as well as greatly enhanced biocontrol of aflatoxin development in the field – EU Horizon 2020 project, MyToolBox, has had a number of wins...

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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town

'Will Africa produce the food or will feeding Africa become a global challenge?'

By Jane Byrne

Africa will be home to 25% of the global population in 2050, and the demand for animal-sourced food is projected to be extraordinarily high on that continent in the coming decades, but production will be challenged to keep pace with consumption, says...

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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town

‘Taxing meat is wrong, dangerously wrong’

By Jane Byrne

Policymakers globally have been weighing up the benefits of taxing meat, much in the same way as sugar, carbon emissions and tobacco. However, a Zurich based scientist and entrepreneur believes such a levy on meat would be disastrous.

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Mitigating risks in the soy supply chain

By Jane Byrne

BioMar recently asked commodity supply chains risk assessment provider, NEPCon, to scrutinize its soy value chain in Brazil, as part of the Danish company’s source-to-market rating process of its raw material portfolio – Sustainable Solutions Steering.

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Reports from Aqua 2018

Matching investors, farmers with SME innovators in aqua feed

By Jane Byrne

The INvertebrateIT consortium led a matchmaking event at Aqua 2018 in Montpellier, France, aimed at connecting aquaculture farming and feed companies, researchers, investors and any other parties interested in the use of land and marine invertebrates...

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Reports from Aqua 2018 in Montpellier

Fry feed on Aller Aqua’s radar

By Jane Byrne

Danish feed company, Aller Aqua, launched an updated fry feed portfolio, including reformulations of existing products and a new product for larvae and small fry at Aqua 2018 in France this week.

Poultry industry taking shape in Africa

Reports from VIV Europe 2018

Poultry industry taking shape in Africa

By Jane Byrne

The growing middle class in Africa is driving change throughout that continent’s poultry production value chain, encouraging greater local and international investment in required supporting infrastructure, says Rabobank.