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Cargill looks to double production of canola meal in Canada

Cargill looks to double production of canola meal in Canada

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Cargill is starting production at a new canola-crush facility based in Canada to help it boost its production of canola products, including canola meal for use in feed, and further develop the market in the US, Asia and other countries.

JBS acquires Moy Park for $1.5bn

JBS acquires Moy Park for $1.5bn

By Jane Byrne

Meat packing giant JBS has bought the Northern Ireland’s poultry producer Moy Park from owner, Marfrig Global Foods, for US$1.5 billion.

Managed money expecting lower prices on grains

Special Edition: Commodities Outlook

Managed money expecting lower prices on grains

By Jane Byrne

Speculative funds in agricultural commodities currently are said to be broadly short, and such positions benefit when grain prices fall, said an industry specialist.

Feed phosphate prices could slide on Saudi firm expansion

Special Edition: Commodities Outlook

Feed phosphate prices could slide on Saudi firm expansion

By Jane Byrne

There could be a weakness in inorganic feed phosphate (IFP) prices when an additional 250,000 tons capacity from a Middle Eastern player comes on stream in early 2017, said an analyst.

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Acquisition leaves Masan Group a major feed player in Vietnam

By Jane Byrne

The Masan Group has a acquired a 52% and 70% equity interest in Vietnam French Cattle Feed JSC – Proconco – and Agro Nutrition Company JSC – Anco – respectively - a deal which makes it the second leading animal feed producer in Vietnam.

US corn prices tumble on planting intentions

US corn prices tumble on planting intentions

By Jane Byrne

Factors such as a larger acreage than expected and buoyant stock levels going into the year have weighed in on US corn prices, notes a grain market specialist.

FeedNavigator 2015: How does our editorial calendar shape up?

FeedNavigator 2015: How does our editorial calendar shape up?

By Jane Byrne

From methane reduction strategies, to innovation in amino acids and yeasts, to early animal nutrition R&D, FeedNavigator’s special editions editorial calendar 2015 spans the hottest topics for the global feed industry.