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EU grain crop estimates in

By Jane Byrne

The EU 2017-18 total grain crop estimate is 301.5 million tons, according to data released by COCERAL, the EU association of trade in cereals, rice, feedstuffs and oilseeds.

Increase in consumption of protein dense meat products pressurizing feed raw material supply: LMC International © GettyImages/RTimages

Future feed protein supply - where are the likely bottlenecks?

By Jane Byrne

The supply of protein rich starch co-products like vital wheat gluten and corn gluten meal will be hard pressed to keep up with demand, warns LMC International; the consultancy has been evaluating protein supply in the food and feed segments and how that...

'While there is still plenty of wheat around from the previous campaign, there are signals the market is tightening.' © istock/ollinka

Wheat market may be tightening

By Jane Byrne

The market has been seeing a hike in wheat prices, following weather related risks emerging in key exporting producer countries, says an analyst.


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