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BioMar signals its intent in Ecuador

By Jane Byrne

BioMar is looking to accelerate the development of Alimentsa, less than a year after acquiring the majority stake in the Ecuadorian shrimp feed producer; it said it wants to fortify the company in what is a highly competitive market, despite the recent...

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CEO of Nutreco to step down

By Jane Byrne

Nutreco chief executive officer (CEO), Knut Nesse, is to quit on October 1, according to a company statement.

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Nutreco reaching for the moon in radical innovation chase

By Jane Byrne

As the winner of its 2018 feed tech challenge is announced, Viggo Halseth, chief innovation officer at Nutreco, gives us his perspective on the victor. He also discussed the Dutch group’s innovation pipeline, and its hunt for what he called “moonshot”...

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Ridley appoints Investec in prawn feed ingredient push

By Jane Byrne

Australian animal feed group, Ridley Corporation, announced today that it has appointed Investec to see how it can drive the growth of its prawn feed ingredient, Novacq, which it claims generates an increase in prawn biomass when added to prawn feed at...

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What is stopping responsible soy from reaching scale?

By Jane Byrne

Awareness raising among consumers is needed to stimulate demand among downstream players if the soy supply chain is ever to get the level of palm oil in terms of responsible production and sourcing, says a representative of a French agribusiness group.