The companies have also been highlighting their role in maintaining the feed and food supply chain during the pandemic, and the steps being taken to prevent the COVID-19 coronavirus from entering their facilities.
In the latest instalment of Feed Matters, FeedNavigator’s podcast series, we talk to Steven Read, chief operating officer, ForFarmers UK, to hear how the company is navigating a trading landscape utterly changed by the outbreak of COVID-19 globally.
The US National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) is seeking clarity and flexibility in federal transportation regulations for feed, feed ingredient, grain and agricultural products to support producers during the COVID-19 outbreak.
In the context of the COVID-19 outbreak, the US Department of Homeland Security has issued guidance, saying US feed and ingredient company employees along with feed crop producers are essential for critical infrastructure.
Feed industry representatives, feed manufacturers and ingredient suppliers have been reacting to the outbreak of coronavirus, putting protocols in place to ensure continuity of production and feed supply, while protecting workers.
Here we are, day one of the school shutdown in France, and our Montpellier office also forced to close - all of us now switching on our wiped-down, laptops from home, amid our stockpiled food and coffee.
In a grains and oilseeds markets update today, the AHDB in the UK reported that Chinese imports of US soybeans surged, throughout December, when compared to levels in the comparative period a year ago.