The EU is working to clean up its own food supply chain, from farm to fork. But is this enough? MEPs raise concerns that accepting imports of unsustainable agri-food products is ‘inconsistent’ and ‘unethical’.
There are lots of positives for Northern Ireland businesses arising out of Brexit, but companies are also facing administration headaches due to new constraints imposed on the imports of goods from Great Britain.
Preliminary data from Swiss feed additive price watchers, Kemiex, for the current year suggests significant price volatility for the majority of products, with amino acids in particular posting higher price fluctuations than in 2019.
Dutch fish feed and animal nutrition group, Nutreco, is aiming to source soy and oil palm ingredients by 2025 that are free from both legal and illegal deforestation, with the purpose of limiting its impact on biodiversity and climate change.
BASF and Adifo say their new software partnership will advance feed formulation and support more sustainable animal protein production as sustainability can now be a used as a parameter in feed formulations and rations.
The Dutch agribusiness bank's outlook for animal protein markets globally sees pork production returning to growth in 2021, but the analysts say it will be a gradual recovery process, as African swine fever (ASF) is still active.
The UK’s National Pig Association (NPA) has stressed the sector’s commitment to sustainable sourcing of soy, as the UK government looks to introduce new laws designed to halt agri-commodity related deforestation.