After a turbulent 2022, with significant geopolitical tensions and high input costs, Alexander Döring, secretary general, European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC), looks at what might be in store for the industry in 2023.
Industrial compound feed production in the EU remained stable in 2021. However, the increasing threat from animal diseases and the continuing global grain market rally fueled by the Russian reinvasion of Ukraine is expected to reduce compound feed demand...
As the Omicron variant is driving an unprecedented wave of coronavirus infection globally, resulting in mass absences of staff in multiple industries, due to infection or quarantine, we track the impact on the European feed sector.
Pigs delivered to Danish Crown in the coming years must be fed with 100% responsibly produced soy, said the company in an action plan that it delivered to the Soy Alliance in Denmark last Thursday [April 30].
Industrial compound feed production for farmed animals in the EU-28 is estimated at 161.7 million tons for 2019, that is 0.9% lower than in 2018, according to EU feed trade group, FEFAC, citing data provided by its members.