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  • strategy

    Agrifirm presents international ‘Better Together’ strategy

    (Apeldoorn, The Netherlands)  ̶  The Royal Agrifirm Group launched its ‘Better Together’ strategy for a responsible food chain for future generations. The agricultural cooperative is stepping up its focus on increasing applied knowledge and achieving synergy among all its divisions throughout the world. Challenges With… Lees verder →

  • Coppens International

    Coppens International appoints new managing director

    (Valkenswaard, The Netherlands) – Coppens International, an Alltech company, appointed Ronald Faber as managing director. Former managing director Anno Galema has decided to step down to enjoy family life and focus on personal projects. Journey Since the acquisition of Coppens International last June, Galema has… Lees verder →

  • Bacutil

    Acquisition of Bacutil by Agrifirm approved

    (Apeldoorn, The Netherlands)  ̶ The Polish Competition Authority approved the request made by Agrifirm for the acquisition of Bacutil. The final agreements were signed end of August. Full control With the approval of the Polish authorities Agrifirm expands their business in Poland and gains full… Lees verder →

  • aquaculture research centre

    New aquaculture research centre Alltech Coppens Aqua Centre

    (Valkenswaard, The Netherlands) – The Alltech Coppens Aqua Centre opened its doors. The innovation centre will be a leading international aquatic research facility focused on feed solutions for aqua producers around the world. Investment The centre received more than €600,000 in investment and will be… Lees verder →

  • Barentz

    Barentz International acquires Leipurin’s meat industry unit

    (Hoofddorp, The Netherlands)  ̶  Barentz, an international leader in the distribution of high-quality ingredients, announced the acquisition of Finnish Leipurin’s Meat Industry Unit. The acquisition will widen Barentz ingredients portfolio dedicated to the meat industry, and strengthen the company’s market share in the Nordic region.… Lees verder →

  • russia

    Alltech and DLG announce joint venture in Russia

    (Dunboyne, Ireland) – Alltech and DLG are finalising a joint venture to strengthen their delivery of animal nutrition in Russia. “We are excited about this next step with DLG, which is a very significant player in the agricultural industry,” said Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and… Lees verder →

  • enniatin

    Tox-Aid deactivates Enniatin B

    Culemborg (The Netherlands)  ̶  Enniatins are a group of mycotoxins. This group is relatively unknown, but increasingly occurs in Western Europe. In-vitro research shows that Tox-Aid, available through EFS Holland, combats Enniatin B1 very efficiently. Wide spread Research by Ghent University shows that 79% of… Lees verder →

  • manganese

    New classification of manganese additives in EU

    Dunboye (Ireland) – The European Commission published the new implementing regulation for the reauthorisation of manganese feed additives in the European Union (EU). This new regulation permits the use of manganese feed additives for a further period of 10 years. One significant change is the… Lees verder →

  • ForFarmers

    Solid first half year of 2017 for ForFarmers

    Lochem (The Netherlands)  ̶   “The first half-year results show that our Total Feed approach is gaining more and more momentum,” says CEO Yoram Knoop of ForFarmers in response to the solid results of the first half year of 2017. Better result According to Knoop the… Lees verder →

  • food integrity

    Food Integrity: How can the animal production contribute?

    Brussels (Belgium)  ̶  The EAAP and Animal Task Force (ATF) Special Session during the EAAP Annual Meeting on August 28th in Tallinn (Estonia) aims to bring together animal science with practice of animal production and connect researchers, policy-makers, industry representatives and societal organisations. Every year,… Lees verder →