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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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Argentina pauses new export sales of soybean meal

By Jane Byrne

Argentina’s drought has been having a major negative impact on the country’s soybean crop, and the weekend saw its agricultural ministry move to suspend soybean oil and meal export registrations.

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.

New Devenish production facility, Hermosillo, Mexico © Devenish

Devenish opens premix production facility in Mexico

By Jane Byrne

Belfast-based animal nutrition company, Devenish, now has local production capabilities in Mexico, with a new manufacturing facility in Hermosillo, in the northwestern part of the country.

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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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What’s in store for the global oilseeds market in 2022?

By Jane Byrne

Palm oil production is set to recover next year in Malaysia, while soybean production in Brazil is forecast to reach record levels. Although, La Niña is set to play a critical part in the ultimate outcome of the latter, said the CRM Agri team.

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WASDE: No game changers or dramatic surprises

By Jane Byrne

The was limited revision to soybean and corn estimates in the latest WASDE but the global wheat supply and demand this month has eased slightly, with the report forecasting an increase in global production estimates.

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