Sustainability

ADM and Glencore tie-up could relieve Brazilian grain port logjams

ADM and Glencore tie-up could relieve Brazilian grain port logjams

By Jane Byrne

A new joint venture will see the capacity of an export terminal in the northern Brazilian state of Pará jump from 1.5 million tons of grain annually to 6 million tons in a few years, say partners in the initiative, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and Glencore.

Alltech survey shows boost for Indian feed productivity

Alltech survey shows boost for Indian feed productivity

By Jane Byrne

India had a considerable boost in feed production, up to 29.4 million tons last year, a 10% increase over 2013, owing mainly to favorable weather conditions and improvements in farming methods and technology, Alltech’s 2014 Global Feed Tonnage Survey...

Vacuum coating could help hike fat level in broiler feed

Vacuum coating could help hike fat level in broiler feed

By Jane Byrne

Broiler feed producers could exploit vacuum coating technology to enable the inclusion of a higher proportion of fat in broiler diets without compromising pellet durability, finds a literature review.