Industrial compound feed production in the EU and UK remained stable in 2020 despite the combined effect of the spread of animal diseases including African swine fever (ASF) and Avian influenza (HPAI) along with the disruption brought on by the COVID-19...
Growth in pig production is expected to be slower in many parts of the world. Rising herd health challenges, higher feed costs, and demand uncertainty due to ongoing pandemic disruption have pressured margins, adding risk to global pork markets, says...
French agribusiness group, Avril, is looking at acquisitions in animal nutrition and farmer services, along with its other sectors it has identified as having significant potential: specialty ingredients, consumer brands, and renewable energy.
Fitch believes the solid underlying structural demand shift for food, fuel and feed within a tight commodity supply environment provides support for good profit generation by global agribusiness companies.
An EU action plan on organic farming, launched by the EU Commission today, aims at reaching the target of 25% of agricultural land under organic farming by 2030, as well as a significant increase in organic aquaculture.
Kemiex sees rising ingredient prices for a set of reasons: freight related disruptions and charges, a new wave of COVID-19 lockdowns, elevated raw material prices for fermented feed additives and dollar weakness.
Sweden’s Perstorp Group, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market with a focus on polyols, advanced chemicals and animal nutrition, has been granted a liquidity enhancing Revolving Credit Facility of SEK 600m (US$73.1m)
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.