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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.

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Nutreco takes stake in Indian smart shrimp feeding start-up

By Jane Byrne

Dutch feed group, Nutreco, has taken a 25% share in Eruvaka, an India-based Internet of Things (IoT) company that develops connected devices and mobile-based decision tools aimed at helping shrimp farmers increase productivity.

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Chinese feed group sees drop in Q1 profit

By Jane Byrne

Chinese feed giant, New Hope Liuhe, reported a fall in first-quarter net profit as the country’s pig sector faces record low prices, according to Reuters.