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Fishmeal factory, Norway © GettyImages/eugenesergeev

China’s declining fishmeal imports

By Jane Byrne

China’s fishmeal imports in January and February 2022 decreased year on year, with Peru, Russia, and Vietnam the top suppliers of the raw material to the Asian country, finds the IFFO.

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Export demand for India’s wheat and corn grows

By Jane Byrne

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to volatility in several sectors of the global economy. For India and the region, trade is being disrupted in the grains, oilseeds, fertilizer, and energy sectors, among others.

Grain ship at the Port of Paranagua - Brazil © GettyImages/Ziviani

Louis Dreyfus steps up its game on deforestation targets

By Jane Byrne

Commodity trader, Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), has committed to eliminate deforestation and conversion of native vegetation of high conservation value for agricultural purposes from all its supply chains by December 2025.

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Buyers braced for volatility in vitamin B5 pricing

By Jane Byrne

Chinese producers have resumed trading in vitamin B5 or Calpan and insiders say it may take a few more weeks before there is full understanding of how the market is reacting to that turn of events.

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Most shared stories of 2021

By Jane Byrne

A report on a new Cargill premix plant, a piece on likely insect protein production output by 2030, stories on new protein developments, along with news about PAP legislation in the EU were some of the most shared articles on social media sites this year

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