Industry should be prepared for a ‘massive global financial crash’, says Gira Meat Director Rupert Claxton, who does not expect poultry, beef, and pork markets to be back at pre-COVID levels by next year.
This month, we are looking at innovation in the area of feed protein in the context of growing demand for fish and meat globally. We trawled the archives to track exciting developments in that arena over the past few years.
UK poultry farmers not only halved antibiotic usage during the year to 2016 and eliminated the prophylactic use of antibiotics altogether, they did this as part of a 71% reduction in use since 2012, over a five-year period when poultry meat production...
Will an acceleration in the meat reduction trend and the hunt for substitutes spell eventual doom for the feed sector and the livestock industry it serves? Yes, says Paul Cuatrecasas, CEO of Aquaa Partners. He claims there is increasing evidence that...
The announcement of the pending departure of Tyson Foods CEO Donnie Smith coupled with the company's forecast that profits for FY 2017 would be lower that previously stated, sent the meat processor's shares downward on Monday.
AFIA Poultry Nutrition Research Award winner, Prof Aaron Cowieson, has laid out his chicken and pig feed research priorities for the next few years, key among them the interplay between new enzyme applications, strategies to avoid antibiotics and tailoring...
Despite ample global supply and pressured international prices, corn prices in Brazil are trading 53% higher than the same period last year, potentially hurting profitability in the highly integrated meat industry, says Rabobank.
The US-based agri-giant said earnings rose in animal nutrition, led by operations in the US and Vietnam, as it released its Q3 results for fiscal year 2016 and first nine months to end of February, but, overall, it noted a tough trading environment.
Biosecurity and energy management in feed mills is one area of focus in the educational seminars planned for during the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) show in the US at the end of this month.
Like this time last year, we dust down the crystal ball and gaze into it to determine what 2016 holds in terms of the fortunes of the global feed industry. A selection of industry insiders give us their forecasts.
As China’s meat production industrializes, feed grain demand will jump significantly, and will require the Asian giant to source feedstocks, particularly maize, on the international market, forecasts Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC) in a new report.
Wiesenhof, the largest German poultry provider, is once again set to use GM free soy only, and anti-GM advocates say it is just a matter of time before the rest of that country's poultry sector follows suit.
Zilmax maker Merck says it has not made any decision to resume sales of the cattle additive in the US as a campaign group there condemns the company for “taking steps” to put the beta agonist back on the market.
The British Poultry Council (BPC) is calling for the legalization of insect based meal and the re-introduction of processed animal proteins in poultry feeds, as new government figures reveal that poultry feed prices are rising at a higher rate than prices...