The EU Commission’s Mars bureau this week nudged its forecast for the EU’s 2023 rapeseed yield higher to 3.34t per hectare, led most likely by an increase in the French crop. Should that be achieved, it would be the highest yield since the high of 3.61t...
MarinTrust, the program dedicated to marine ingredient production factories, allowing them to gain recognition for their sourcing and production of marine ingredients globally, is launching an open public consultation on the revision of its Factory Standard.
A program funded by UK supermarkets - Tesco, Sainsbury’s, and Waitrose – has delivered 42,400 tons of verified deforestation and conversion free (DCF) soy into the supply chain from 32 participating farms located in the Cerrado region of Brazil.
The prevalence of infectious diseases in the aquaculture industry requires a multi-pronged approach to control; the experts agree there is no one silver bullet in terms of managing health and welfare in fish and shrimp farming.
French insect-based ingredients producer, Ÿnsect, is to increase its focus on high-margin markets like pet food and human consumption. It is also closing a production plant in the Netherlands and letting around 20% of its staff go.
Vilomix, which is owned by Danish Agro, Agravis and Vestjyllands Andel, has inked a deal to acquire 75% of the Brazilian premix and minerals company, Vitamix Nutrição Animal, which owns factories in Brazil and also in Paraguay.
In its second forecast for the 2023 crop, Coceral sees the total grain crop in the EU and UK at 303.5 million tons, which, though lower than its forecast in December, would be a significantly higher than the 290.7m tons harvested last year.
The Ocean 14 Capital fund, focusing exclusively on the multi-trillion-dollar ‘blue economy’, has received an investment of €30m (US$32.1m) from Ingka Investments, one of the three core businesses of Ingka Group, the largest owner and operator of IKEA...
Global feed production remained steady in 2022 at 1.266 billion metric tons (BMT), despite significant macroeconomic challenges that affected the entire supply chain, finds the 12th Alltech global feed survey.
Environmental advocacy group, Mighty Earth, is calling for a full investigation into ‘green bonds’ issued by meat giant, JBS. It has lodged a complaint with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against the Brazilian company.
MarinTrust is inviting feedback from stakeholders as it evaluates the effectiveness and impacts of its review system for its program aimed at improving the global responsibility of the sourcing and production of marine ingredients.
A USDA attaché report for Brazil has increased the 2022/23 forecast for the country’s soybean production to 153 million metric tons (MMT). It also revises upwards its soybean export estimate to 97MMT, a new record.
The Yield Lab Asia Pacific is the latest investor in Asian insect ingredient developer, Protenga. The Singapore-based company’s most recent funding round also saw participation from SEEDS Capital and JBI Innovations.
Last week saw US senator, Tammy Baldwin, lead a bipartisan group of colleagues in a letter to the US FDA encouraging the agency to review the role that feed additives play in achieving the Biden Administration’s goal of halving economy-wide GHGs by 2030...
Animal protein companies face strategic challenges of sustainability, animal health and market volatility.They must pivot in 2023 to secure their future, according to Rabobank’s Global Animal Protein Outlook 2023.