June this year saw significant marine raw material production, well above the average for output that month during the years, 2011- 2019, said the IFFO, the marine ingredients organization, in a report this month.
Feed additive markets are comparably quiet given that it is the holiday period, but there have been a few notable developments of late, said Kemiex, a trading platform for raw materials used in the feed, food, vet and pharma industries.
To prevent challenges such as disruption to food supply chains from a pandemic like Covid-19 or other public health sanitary crisis, a key learning for the EU feed manufacturing sector is to have permanent crisis management capacity in place - at company...
US biotechnology company, KnipBio, Inc. says it has received a second Generally Regarded as Safe (GRAS) approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of the company’s KnipBio Meal (KBM) in aquaculture feeds.
COVID-19 infections among workers in German slaughterhouses is expected to not only have a short-term impact on the pig market and global pork trade but will most likely result in fundamental changes for German pork production, argues the USDA’s Foreign...
California-headquartered single cell protein producer, Calysta, has chosen to build its first commercial-scale facility, through its alliance with the Bluestar Adisseo Company, in Chongqing’s Changshou district in China.
In an outlook on Iraq’s grain and feed usage, the USDA forecasts that feed sector consumption of grain will rise on population growth and the increasing demand for meat and dairy products, a trend fueling a pick-up in the Iraqi livestock sector.
The number of workers testing positive for COVID-19 at Tönnies abattoir in Gütersloz, Germany, has ‘reached an existential crisis’, with the owner saying it ‘thought it had done everything right’, to protect against the virus, despite claiming more than...
This week saw Danish fish feed group, BioMar, release its sustainability report for 2019, highlighting its high use of trimmings and novel ingredients has enabled it to achieve a five-year average of 1:1 or below Forage Fish Dependency Ratio for its raw...
There is a lot of uncertainty around future feed demand, globally, given the profound impact that COVID-19 has had on the global livestock sector, noted the Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) market monitor.
The Feed Adviser Register (FAR) run by UK feed and ag services trade group, Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC), has launched a new initiative to allow farmers find nearby feed companies that employ registered feed advisers.
The USDA estimates that 2020 EU dairy production will be stagnant relative to 2019 due to global market volatility and lower demand for dairy products following the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly during the spring and summer months.
The past few months has seen a dependence on a few sources of raw materials by feed, food and pharmaceutical producers becoming a visible business risk again, says trade platform and data provider, Kemiex.
Grains and oilseeds transport flow has improved on Argentina's Parana River following a slowdown caused by debris from a landslide slowed cargo ships over the weekend, the local ports chamber told Reuters yesterday.
Australia feed manufacturer, Ridley Corporation, said, to date, there has been no direct interruption to its business from the COVID-19 outbreak, with it noting ongoing consumer need for animal proteins.
Cargill says polymerase chain reaction (PCR) equipment it donated to biochemical researchers and professionals at Magallanes University and the University of Concepción in Chile will dramatically increase the testing capacity for SARS CoV-2, the cause...
The UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) has provided legal clarification on reformulation and feed labelling in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) and other UK organizations had requested the guidance.
You shouldn’t be asking if your business is essential, but how prepared your essential business is to maintain supply and service during a lockdown, says Guy Soreq, co-founder of Israel-based data provider, Glowlit.
The EU feed sector has noted significant improvement of the COVID-19 outbreak triggered EU ‘Green Lane’ system over the past week, said FEFAC. However, it is still not business as usual throughout the feed supply chain, other obstacles remain.
US farmers are panic buying feed, concerned that they could run out of supplies if feed mills shut due to employees becoming ill, or deliveries are reduced due to truck shortages, according to an article on Bloomberg.
The outbreak of COVID-19 and the subsequent measures implemented by EU governments to contain it have resulted in an abrupt closure of most of the continent’s food services, negatively impacting suppliers to these services from across the agricultural...