French grain cooperatives form export alliance to boost export

FRANCE – France’s agricultural cooperatives dealing in grain have formed a new export alliance in a bid to improve their competitiveness in the overseas grain market, reports Reuters. The joint venture comprising of three of […]

OECD-FAO Agriculture Outlook: Higher output to keep food prices low

FRANCE – Growth in agricultural output is expected to keep food prices low over the coming decade, according to an annual report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the UN’s Food and […]

China’s soybean and feed demand falls impacted by African swine fever

CHINA – China has registered a declining feed demand and lower soybean imports in 2018/19 and 2019/20 as a result of the impact of the African swine fever on the country’s hog population. According to […]

Olam secures US$375m credit facility from European lenders

SINGAPORE – Olam International has secured a revolving credit facility aggregating US$375 million from several European lenders. The Facility has a 364-day tenor with an option to extend for a further 364 days and is […]

Cargill and InnovaFeed partner for sustainable animal feed solutions

FRANCE – Cargill has partnered with biotech company InnovaFeed to develop innovative and nutritious animal feed solutions using sustainable options such as insect protein. The companies, which are leading players in animal nutrition will collaboratively […]

Neogen unveils portable version of its mycotoxin testing solution Raptor® Solo

SCOTLAND – American-based food safety and biotechnology company, Neogen has introduced a portable version of its innovative Raptor® Integrated Analysis Platform, allowing customers to carry out mycotoxin testing in the laboratory or anywhere they choose. […]

Evonik and Perdue Agribusiness forms GutCare probiotic partnership

USA – German specialty chemicals company, Evonik Industries has partnered with Purdue AgriBusiness to market its probiotic GutCare product in the US. The companies will jointly initiate commercialization of the product, while promoting technical cooperation […]

Land O’Lakes and Agrifirm form dairy nutrition joint venture in China

CHINA – American agricultural cooperative, Land O’Lakes and Netherlands based Royal Agrifirm Group (Agrifirm) have announced a China joint venture focused on dairy nutrition. The new animal feed joint venture will be operated as a […]

Protix inaugurates US$51m insect facility in the Netherlands

NETHERLANDS – Protix, insect protein company has opened a new insect processing facility in Bergen op Zoom, the Netherland to reinforce its leadership in sustainable insect-based protein and nutrition. The new insect farm, said to […]

Buhler launches single-screw extruder for pet and aquafeed industry

GERMANY – Buhler has launched its multifunctional single-screw extruder, PolyOne, for the pet food and aqua feed industry during the VICTAM International 2019 trade fair, reports World Grain. “PolyOne enables our customers to maximize their […]