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 […]

ADM combines origination and oilseeds businesses to accelerate growth

USA – Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has announced the creation of a new business unit called Ag Services & Oilseeds, which combines ADM’s Origination and Oilseed business operations in a bid to accelerate growth […]

Mars Petcare backs US$11m funding in dog food startup Wild Earth

USA – Wild Earth Inc., a technology startup developing clean protein dog food has closed US$11 million Series A funding round backed by Mars Petcare. The financing was led by venture capital firm VegInvest, with […]

Japan feed production highest in five years at 23.9 million tonnes

JAPAN – Japan feed production reached 23.9 million tonnes in 2017-18 driven by strong demand from the poultry sector, rising to its highest level since 2012-13, a World Grain report suggests. Citing reference to a […]

US feed grain exports rise 25% to 38.9MMT helped by increased corn purchases

USA – US exports of feed grains increased by 25.2% to 38.9 million metric tons in the first four months of 2018/19, boosted by exports of corn, dried distillers’ grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol. […]