Commodity pricing

Global BioChem to put the brakes on lysine production

Global BioChem to put the brakes on lysine production

By Jane Byrne

Chinese group, Global Biochem Technology (GBT), is to scale down its lysine production this year but is confident it can take the helm in the amino acid segment when buoyancy returns to the market.

EU pig and cattle feed demand is forecast to weaken

EU pig and cattle feed demand is forecast to weaken

By Jane BYRNE

There will be a continuing slide in demand for pig feed in the EU this year due to productivity challenges in the sector and cattle feed demand is set to decline on better weather conditions for grasslands and forages production, says trade group.

UK compound feed prices continue to fall

UK compound feed prices continue to fall

By Jane Byrne

Average prices for compound feed across all animal categories in the UK have slipped in the past quarter, says Defra in its animal feedstuffs price report.

Ukraine crisis will not hit grain export volumes, says Kiev based analyst

Russia Ukraine standoff - how it impacts the grain markets

Ukraine crisis will not hit grain export volumes, says Kiev based analyst

By Jane Byrne

The Ukraine political crisis will not hit wheat and corn export volumes, says a Kiev based market analyst, as the growing threat of war between that country and Russia has sent global wheat prices soaring this week.

Grain supply levels set to offer respite to livestock farmers

Grain supply levels set to offer respite to livestock farmers

By Jane BYRNE

Bullish US data on the global crop outlook means livestock farmers can expect to be enjoying some respite following a particularly tough few years of high prices and lack of quality fodder, said UK brokerage house Shore Capital.

Cargill on maturing global markets, increasing regulation and the role of animal protein

Interview with Cargill's marketing and technology director Scott Ainslie

Cargill on maturing global markets, increasing regulation and the role of animal protein

By Maggie Hennessy

Scott Ainslie, director of strategic marketing and technology at Cargill, recently chatted with FeedNavigator about the broad range of challenges facing the animal feed market, from finding ways to better feed a growing global population to new carbon...

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