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No let up in feed demand in Myanmar

By Jane Byrne

The Myanmar livestock feed industry has been growing steadily; the country’s total feed demand in 2018 is likely to increase by 15% from the previous year, and could reach 4 million metric tons (MMT) in 2020, report trade sources.

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De Heus enters Indonesian market

By Jane Byrne

The Dutch feed manufacturer, De Heus Group, has announced the acquisition of an Indonesian poultry, fish and shrimp feed producer, Universal Agri Bisnisindo.

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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town

'Will Africa produce the food or will feeding Africa become a global challenge?'

By Jane Byrne

Africa will be home to 25% of the global population in 2050, and the demand for animal-sourced food is projected to be extraordinarily high on that continent in the coming decades, but production will be challenged to keep pace with consumption, says...

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Profits at Louis Dreyfus undermined by soy trading strategy

By Jane Byrne

Agri-commodity trader, Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), has reported a fall in half-year profits, seeing a negative impact from its hedging strategy. It said it had taken a hit on derivative contracts used to lock in margins in its soybean business.

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US corn races toward harvest while soybeans saunter

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The 2018 soybean crop is proceeding slightly ahead of last year in reaching maturity and harvest, however, the corn crop continues to mature rapidly and is setting a quick pace for harvest.

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Trilateral NAFTA revamp deal struck

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US, Canada and Mexico have revised the North American Free Trade Agreement and are drawing praise from members of the feed industry.