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Lysine producers CJ Cheiljedang and Meihua Bio in 'restructuring' deal

Greater consolidation in amino acid production could be on the cards

By Jane Byrne

A deal that could result in the merger of Asian lysine producers, CJ Cheiljedang and Meihua Bio, would heighten consolidation in the manufacture of that feed amino acid and others, says analysts.

Offshore fish farms may be spreading to the US © iStock.com/StrahilDimitrov

Soy groups backing US aquaculture development

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Several US soy growers' groups are welcoming new regulations for aquaculture facilities in the Gulf of Mexico, saying the rule may allow the industry to develop.

'While contract feed production may offer some regional opportunities, it will limit the market share for other independent feed manufacturers. This will further drive consolidation,' says Nutreco © istock.com/shutter_m

2016 feed industry outlook

By Jane Byrne

Like this time last year, we dust down the crystal ball and gaze into it to determine what 2016 holds in terms of the fortunes of the global feed industry. A selection of industry insiders give us their forecasts.