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EU compound feed production set to dip in 2021

By Jane Byrne

EU compound feed production has been negatively impacted by the spread of animal diseases but boosted by the continuing global grain market rally this year, according to data from FEFAC.

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Nutreco invests in India based dairy-tech startup

By Jane Byrne

Stellapps has completed the first close towards its pre-series C round from various investors. Led by Dutch animal nutrition and feed group, Nutreco, the fundraising effort also saw participation from existing investors including Qualcomm Ventures, Celesta...

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China continues to be hungry for US soy

By Jane Byrne

This week started in a slightly bearish way, with data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) indicating that, post-WASDE, managed money funds had been reducing the number of long positions held across corn, wheat and soybeans, reported...

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US stocks data drives wheat prices higher

By Jane Byrne

The main driver in the agri-commodities market this week was the grain stocks report from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA); it was released yesterday.

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CO2 crisis highlighted ‘need for more localised food systems’

By Oliver Morrison

The UK was facing warnings of food shortages, and even the prospect of a cancelled Christmas, after CF Industries, which supplies most of the CO2 used in the county’s food production, stopped work at two of its fertiliser factories because of gas prices.