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US feed sector weighs up Cuban market potential

US feed sector weighs up Cuban market potential

By Jane Byrne

The US feed industry applauds a bipartisan legislative move as the first step toward normalizing trade relations with Cuba, and reckons, if passed, it could allow US feed makers compete on a level playing field in that market.

ADM and Glencore tie-up could relieve Brazilian grain port logjams

ADM and Glencore tie-up could relieve Brazilian grain port logjams

By Jane Byrne

A new joint venture will see the capacity of an export terminal in the northern Brazilian state of Pará jump from 1.5 million tons of grain annually to 6 million tons in a few years, say partners in the initiative, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and Glencore.

Alltech survey shows boost for Indian feed productivity

Alltech survey shows boost for Indian feed productivity

By Jane Byrne

India had a considerable boost in feed production, up to 29.4 million tons last year, a 10% increase over 2013, owing mainly to favorable weather conditions and improvements in farming methods and technology, Alltech’s 2014 Global Feed Tonnage Survey...

EFSA moves open plenary meetings to Brussels

EFSA moves open plenary meetings to Brussels

By Jane Byrne

The Parma-based European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has announced that it is holding most of its open plenaries in Brussels this year to make it easier for interested parties to attend.

Cargill looks at impact of hen nutrition on chick vitality

Cargill looks at impact of hen nutrition on chick vitality

By Jane Byrne

A new broiler breeder facility at Cargill’s recently expanded animal nutrition innovation center in the Netherlands is said to allow scientists investigate the impact of the hen's diet on the performance of its offspring. 

Feed industry outlook for 2015

Feed industry outlook for 2015

By Jane Byrne

As 2014 draws to a close, we seek out the opinion of manufacturers, suppliers and US and EU trade representatives to determine how next year might play out for the global feed sector.

InVivo NSA takes on Asian tiger economies

InVivo NSA takes on Asian tiger economies

By Lynda Searby

InVivo NSA has ambitions to accelerate the development of its premix and feed business in the lucrative Asian market, through intensified export activity from its Vietnam base, a push on laboratory analysis services and acquisition.