Manufacturers

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AB Agri profits hit by Vivergo shutdown, lower sugar beet feed sales

By Jane Byrne

Revenues for UK agriculture business, AB Agri, will be well ahead of last year, driven by higher feed volumes and higher feed prices, reflecting an increase in raw material costs, according to a pre-close trading update from parent group, Associated British...

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Ridley Corporation’s fish feed plant in Tasmania goes live

By Jane Byrne

Leading Australian feed manufacturer, Ridley Corporation, officially opened its new extrusion plant in Westbury, Tasmania, last week. The factory is targeting the salmon and fish feed sectors as well as pet food producers.

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New tool for seafood products that can stand scrutiny

By Lynda Searby

Aquafeed company, BioMar, has launched a digital transparency tool, Discover, that potentially allows shoppers to scan an on-pack QR code to access precise information about the origins, sustainability and nutritional profile of seafood products.

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BioMar looking to make Chinese fish farming greener

By Jane Byrne

Danish feed group, BioMar, said it is involved in lowering the environmental footprint of trout production in China as the Chinese government rolls out new guidance to accelerate the sustainable development of its aquaculture industry.

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Cargill sees leadership shuffle

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Cargill Animal Nutrition and the company’s agricultural supply chain segment are set to see new leadership starting in June.

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Elanco looks to grow nutritional health portfolio

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Moving forward as an independent, animal health focused company, Elanco Animal Health is set to develop product lines for poultry and aquaculture while keeping its attention on the ruminant and swine sectors, says VP.

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BioMar ties up loose ends in Chile with factory buy-out

By Jane Byrne

Danish fish feed maker, BioMar, has acquired the 50% remaining shares in the Chilean factory, APSA, ending what is said was over 10 years of successful collaboration with salmon, trout and tilapia producer, AquaChile, in the operation of that facility....

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Agrifirm sees increase in net earnings

By Jane Byrne

Despite a slight decrease in revenue, Dutch feed and agribusiness group, Agrifirm, saw its net profit grow by 14.6% in 2018 to €44m (US$49.8m).

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Danish feed firm, BioMar, feeling the strain in Norway

By Jane Byrne

BioMar, in releasing its financial results for FY 2018, said the business performed well in certain geographies and species, except in Norway where the company did not win the sales contracts expected.

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De Heus takes majority stake in Ukrainian feed producer

By Jane Byrne

Dutch feed manufacturer, De Heus, says it has signed a deal to acquire a majority stake in D-Mix in Ukraine, giving it a foothold in feed manufacturing in that country after 10 years of exporting product to Ukraine.

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ADM has finalized its €1.544bn acquisition of Neovia

By Jane Byrne

Anti-trust authorities globally have now ticked the approval box on the deal. The combined animal nutrition business is one of the largest in the world, with estimated sales of $3.5bn, said Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).