Sustainability

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US swine sector looks to reduce its environmental impact

By Jane Byrne

The US produces 12% of the world’s pork, which is one of the most widely consumed proteins in the world. Working with American producers is critical to making an impact on the sustainability footprint of livestock, said the lead of a UC Davis facility...

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MarinTrust launches public consultation

By Jane Byrne

MarinTrust is inviting feedback from stakeholders as it evaluates the effectiveness and impacts of its review system for its program aimed at improving the global responsibility of the sourcing and production of marine ingredients.

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Novus acquires Agrivida, looks to develop new feed additives

By Jane Byrne

Novus International has acquired biotech company Agrivida Inc. The deal gives the US animal health and nutrition company ownership of Agrivida's INTERIUS technology, which is designed to embed feed additives inside grain.

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Protenga gets funding boost from The Yield Lab Asia Pacific

By Jane Byrne

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.

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Landmark biodiversity agreement achieved at COP15

By Jane Byrne

The UN’s Biodiversity Conference (COP15) ended in Montreal, Canada, yesterday, with a landmark agreement to address biodiversity loss, restore ecosystems, and protect indigenous rights.

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EU agrees deforestation law

By Jane Byrne

A provisional political agreement has been reached between the EU Parliament and the Council in relation to EU regulation on deforestation-free supply chains.

The verdict on COP27 for food and farming: 'COP27 maintained a firm focus on supply-side solutions' / Pic: GettyImages-Malecus85

COP27: A ‘notable disappointment’ for sustainable food systems

By Katy Askew

As climate talks conclude in Sharm El Sheikh, for the first time ever a deal has been reached that will see agriculture integrated into the UN’s climate action body. The result of lengthy talks and a significant process of negotiation, does the so-called...

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Estonian insect farming startup flying high

By Jane Byrne

Tallin-based Flyfeed, an insect farming startup, has developed and tested its production technology, signed letters of intent with top-tier companies, and it has also built a team of employees, partners, and advisors in under one year. In addition, it...

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Balancing feed form and mill throughput

By Jane Byrne

In the current environment of high energy costs, how can feed producers make quality feed without extended conditioning times and without risking poorly conditioned meal leading to blockages and increased mill maintenance?

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