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China: Novel protein production method uses methanol from coal

By Jane Byrne

Scientists from the Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Chinese have allegedly achieved a coal-to-protein breakthrough, boosting the cost-effectiveness, and environmental sustainability of feed.

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Five startups that captured our attention in 2023

By Jane Byrne

In 2023, the startup ecosystem faced persistent challenges due to economic uncertainties, anticipated interest rate increases, and the lingering effects of previous bank failures, as reported by EY.

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ForFarmers sees increase in gross profit

By Jane Byrne

ForFarmers' financial results for Q3 2023 show a recovery of underlying EBITDA. While sales volumes declined compared to the same period in 2022, they were roughly equal to Q2 this year.

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Bunge reveals value of CJ Selecta acquisition

By Jane Byrne

Bunge disclosed the value of the CJ Selecta deal during its call with analysts following the company’s Q3 2023 earnings release last week. It is paying out around US$600m to acquire the Brazilian manufacturer and exporter of soy protein concentrate (SPC).

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EMA approves phage therapy guidelines

By Jane Byrne

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted recommendations on the quality, safety, and efficacy of bacteriophages as veterinary medicines.