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‘More awareness is needed on feed fraud’

By Jane Byrne

GMP+ International says the feed sector needs to be as alert as the horsemeat-hit food industry has shown itself to be in recent years in relation to fraud in the supply chain.

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Special Edition: Feed developments in the Middle East and Africa

Through the archives: stories on growth, investment and feed innovation in MEA

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

We take a look back of some of the stories in the past 24 months that proved popular in relation to acquisitions, market expansion, R&D and international projects aimed at supporting feed industry development in Africa and the Middle East (MEA) regions....

US grains council sees huge opportunities in Africa

Special Edition: Feed developments in Africa and the Middle East

US grains council sees huge opportunities in Africa

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Production in Africa may offer options for feed exporters as industries grow, however some challenges to internal animal production remain, says analyst.

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Guest Article

Is lab meat an existential threat to the animal feed industry?

By Paul Cuatrecasas

Will an acceleration in the meat reduction trend and the hunt for substitutes spell eventual doom for the feed sector and the livestock industry it serves? Yes, says Paul Cuatrecasas, CEO of Aquaa Partners. He claims there is increasing evidence that...

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Impact from Brazilian meat scandal likely in Q2: CFO

Good volume growth in animal nutrition for DSM in Q1

By Jane Byrne

DSM reported a strong first quarter for Q1 2017. Its adjusted EBITDA was up 17% to €345m (US$376m), while net profit increased 75% to €149m, partly achieved on the back of the nutrition business.

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Neovia on the asset trail in Asia

By Jane Byrne

French animal nutrition group, Neovia, said it is planning acquisitions in Asia in the coming 12 months but it would not disclose in which markets or in which livestock segments it was focusing its efforts in that regard.