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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.

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Buyers braced for volatility in vitamin B5 pricing

By Jane Byrne

Chinese producers have resumed trading in vitamin B5 or Calpan and insiders say it may take a few more weeks before there is full understanding of how the market is reacting to that turn of events.

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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