Manufacturers

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ForFarmers attains UK wide coverage for organic layer feed range

By Jane Byrne

Such national rollout has been accomplished by installing a specialist holding tank at the company’s Selby, Penrith and Portbury mill sites along with a dedicated delivery system to enable the incorporation of organic soy oil into the range, said ForFarmers...

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Nutreco continues investments in land-based salmon farming

By Jane Byrne

Dutch animal nutrition and feed group, Nutreco, has completed further investment in Nordic Aqua Partners (NAP), which will build China’s first fully integrated and commercially viable recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) facility.

Key learnings from Covid-19 for the EU feed sector

Key learnings from Covid-19 for the EU feed sector

By Jane Byrne

To prevent challenges such as disruption to food supply chains from a pandemic like Covid-19 or other public health sanitary crisis, a key learning for the EU feed manufacturing sector is to have permanent crisis management capacity in place - at company...

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BioMar sustainability journey: Striving for aquaculture without guilt

By Jane Byrne

This week saw Danish fish feed group, BioMar, release its sustainability report for 2019, highlighting its high use of trimmings and novel ingredients has enabled it to achieve a five-year average of 1:1 or below Forage Fish Dependency Ratio for its raw...

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special edition: reports from IPPE

Feed mills should watch ingredients, traffic in biosecurity plan

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

High-risk ingredients, mitigation plans, limiting on-site travel and preventing facility cross-contamination are some of the steps feed producers need to consider when facing disease challenges, says expert.

Aller Aqua phases out the use of South American soy

Aller Aqua phases out the use of South American soy

By Jane Byrne

Danish fish feed manufacturer, Aller Aqua, says it will cease sourcing the soy it needs for its formulations from South America, with its European manufacturing bases privileging regional purchasing of soy products instead.

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Nutreco invests in RAS based yellowtail producer

By Jane Byrne

Dutch animal nutrition and feed group, Nutreco, has announced an investment in Kingfish Zeeland, a company, established in the Dutch province of Zeeland in 2015, which is producing yellowtail kingfish through a proprietary recirculating aquaculture system...

AFIA recognizes winners in 2019 top feed facility competition

AFIA recognizes winners in 2019 top feed facility competition

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) announced the four category winners for its annual Feed Facility of the Year competition Thursday [January 23]. The competition, and its predecessors, has been ongoing since 1985.
The overall winner...

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Nutreco partners with cell-based seafood startup

By Jane Byrne

Nutreco has announced a strategic partnership with US cell-based seafood startup, BlueNalu. This announcement comes only a week after the Dutch animal nutrition and fish feed group reported it was collaborating with cellular meat pioneer, Mosa Meat.

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Land O’Lakes, Bidco Africa open expanded feed facility in Kenya

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

US agribusiness, Land O’Lakes, and edible oils and fats maker, Bidco Africa, have just opened a $12m backed feed production site in Kenya this week as part of their JV; the plant sees increased production, new feed lines and improved feed quality and...

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Special Edition: Feed Sustainability

ForFarmers seeks next generation ideas on circular farming

By Jane Byrne

Twelve Netherlands-based students are working for ForFarmers on a sustainability case in relation to circular farming over the next few weeks as part of a Dutch initiative called the Sustainable Business Challenge.