Donau Soja sees great potential for the expansion of regional, European, GMO-free, and certified sustainable soy value chains both in the EU and in European non-EU countries due to the growing demand for deforestation-free raw materials with a low carbon...
EU crushing companies are singing the same tune. Once again they report being unable to sell soybeans they purchased at their real value as most customers are not willing to buy soy products certified sustainable, including no-deforestation criteria,...
By combining land conversion data and trade statistics, start-up, AdAstra, claims to have come up with a way of calculating carbon emissions from deforestation for commodities such as soy and corn with greater accuracy.
BVRio says its new free soy production map and tool for assessing deforestation and conversion of native vegetation at the farm level for production areas in the Brazilian Cerrado region, has seen over 11,000 searches conducted in its first three months,...
The sustainability discussion around beef has focused mainly on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Over the past year, however, nature and biodiversity have become more prominent issues in the beef supply chain, says Rabobank.
The US feed industry can exploit a slew of animal nutrition and scientific breakthroughs, but it is stymied by slow, confusing, and unpredictable regulatory review processes that deter innovators from bringing their products to the US marketplace, says...
The AIC has launched a consultation on its draft sustainability standard, pillar 1– deforestation and land conversion –with members of the trade group and industry stakeholders encouraged to respond by the October 4 deadline.
Mootral reports that 3,000 of its CowCredits have been purchased by well-known UK businesses, including a household brand in financial services, driving much-needed capital into sustainable agriculture.
What’s a ‘good’ carbon credit and how do businesses use them without fear of criticism from consumers? New guidance on carbon credits has been issued as attitudes shift among food and beverage companies towards using offsets to meet their climate targets.
The Irish government needs to urgently consider opportunities for the roll out of feed additives that reduce methane emissions from cattle, according to a report from Ireland’s Climate Change Advisory Council.
Companies have one week remaining to disclose their progress towards deforestation-and conversion-free (DCF) supply chains through the CDP forests questionnaire, as called upon by the Accountability Framework initiative (AFi) Coalition.
Cargill partnered with TREES Consulting to develop a methodology that offers the global beef industry a framework for measuring methane emissions reduction using feed supplements that have been incorporated into beef cattle diets.
dsm-firmenich's animal nutrition and health (ANH) business unit has launched a new Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) initiative, aimed at providing credible Scope 3 reporting to help customers reach emissions pledges.
Nuseed Nutritional US Inc’s Aquaterra, oil from a canola that has been genetically modified to produce long-chain, omega-3 fatty acids, has been approved by the Norwegian Food Safety Authority's (NFSA) for use in fish feed applications.
Dutch dairy cooperative, FrieslandCampina, and snack giant, Mondelēz International, have signed a four-year agreement aimed at reducing the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of milk supplied by dairy farmers by around 14% in 2025 compared to 2019.
The Yield Lab Asia Pacific is the latest investor in Asian insect ingredient developer, Protenga. The Singapore-based company’s most recent funding round also saw participation from SEEDS Capital and JBI Innovations.
Animal protein companies face strategic challenges of sustainability, animal health and market volatility.They must pivot in 2023 to secure their future, according to Rabobank’s Global Animal Protein Outlook 2023.
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC), which represents the animal feed industry, is set to develop a new independently verified deforestation and conversion free (vDCF) soy standard for the UK.
Ahead of this week’s trilogue negotiations on the EU’s Deforestation Regulation, the Indonesian Palm Oil Association (IPOA/GAPKI) has complained the legislation “will increase poverty, decrease sustainable development, and undermine decades of progress...
Climate change is something that concerns all ocean scientists, but it hasn’t negatively affected many major fisheries thus far, including those most important to the omega-3s industry, an expert says.
There is enough soybean meal of all qualities in Europe until the next harvest and sowing in the EU will be 10-15% above last year, said Donau Soja, an organization that promotes sustainable soy production in Europe.