Koch Foods breaks ground on new US$55m poultry feed plant in Alabama

USA – Koch Foods is investing US$55 million in a new feed mill in Attalla, Alabama to support the company’s recently expanded processing plant in Gadsden, USA. The Attalla facility, designed with technologically advanced features […]

Nutreco to acquire Cargill’s compound feed business in Portugal

PORTUGAL – Nutreco, an animal nutrition and aquafeed company has signed an agreement to acquire Cargill’s compound feed business in Portugal, for an undisclosed amount. Once the deal is completed, the business will become part […]

DSM and Evonik opens US$200m Veramaris fish feed facility in the US

USA – Royal DSM in collaboration with the Dutch industrial corporation have inaugurated US$200 million commercial facility in Blair, Nebraska dedicated to production of sustainable aquaculture feeds. Veramaris is a 50-50 joint venture between DSM […]

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 […]