Yesterday, DSM reported a strong first nine months for this year. Sales were up 9% to €6,456m for the vitamins and enzymes producer, with it noting 8% organic growth in the period January to September 2017.
ForFarmers reported the pressure on the Dutch dairy sector to meet phosphate emission levels could see a significant reduction in herd sizes next year, but such a development is expected to have a limited impact on the company’s dairy feed volumes overall.
As Dutch media reports show the rate of pig farms going bankrupt in the Netherlands has picked up steam in 2016, the head of the Dutch feed association says his sector has a role to play in securing pork production profitability.
Dutch livestock feed group, ForFarmers, which operates in the UK through subsidiary BOCM Pauls, is continuing its European consolidation strategy by acquiring feed co-product company Wheyfeed for £5 million ($6.8m)
Legislation in the Netherlands has been passed that substantially
reduces the number of ingredients that can be used in the
manufacture of livestock feed. Food processors in Europe will be
looking closely to see whether such legislation...