Sustainability

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BioMar ties up loose ends in Chile with factory buy-out

By Jane Byrne

Danish fish feed maker, BioMar, has acquired the 50% remaining shares in the Chilean factory, APSA, ending what is said was over 10 years of successful collaboration with salmon, trout and tilapia producer, AquaChile, in the operation of that facility....

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Agrifirm sees increase in net earnings

By Jane Byrne

Despite a slight decrease in revenue, Dutch feed and agribusiness group, Agrifirm, saw its net profit grow by 14.6% in 2018 to €44m (US$49.8m).

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The Big Interview

CGF: Mobilizing local action is key to stopping soy deforestation

By Jane Byrne

The Consumer Goods Forum, through the Soy Buyers’ Coalition (SBC), aspires to work closely with soy producers, traders, local governments, investors, NGOs and more in the main soy sourcing regions, where deforestation is a risk.

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Putting grass protein to the test in pigs

By Jane Byrne

Researchers based at Aarhus University in Foulum, Denmark are optimistic they can partially replace traditional protein ingredients like soy with clover grass in organic pig feed.