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  • food production

    ‘No Need to Double Food Production by 2050’

    A team of researchers from major American land-grant universities recently published a study in BioScience challenging the familiar assertion that “to feed the world, we need to double food production by 2050.” This view was recently published by Food Tank, a global non profit organisation that aims… Lees verder →

  • copper levels

    Copper in piglet diets: impact on growth and environment

    Sillingy (France)  ̶  The 16th International Symposium on Trace Elements in Man and Animals (TEMA) was held in Saint-Petersburg (Russia) end of June. Animine presented two oral presentations and two posters focussing on current debates about zinc and copper levels in animal feeds. Modeling Since… Lees verder →

  • sustainabilty report

    Novus publishes sustainability report

    St. Louis (USA) – Novus International released its annual sustainability report, highlighting improvements made toward its sustainable business goals during the last year. The report marks 2016 as a year where several large projects were launched, goals to reduce emissions were achieved and manufacturing processes… Lees verder →

  • AirConveyor

    Energy and cost efficient AirConveyor

    Tegelen (The Netherlands)  ̶  The Poeth AirConveyor is specially specifically for companies that want to transport powders, pellets and granulates cost-effectively and efficiently. This innovative system offers companies 75% less maintenance costs after approximately 3 years operating time and consumes 40% less energy. Damage free… Lees verder →

  • Southeast Asia

    Nutriad sponsors aquaculture events in Southeast Asia

    Dendermonde (Belgium)  ̶  Feed additives producer Nutriad announced its sponsorship of three major events in aquaculture in Southeast Asia. The events in which Nutriad is investing, are Asian Pacific Aquaculture (APA) 2017, The Aquaculture Roundtable Series (TARS) 2017 and Diseases in Asian Aquaculture (DAA). “Being… Lees verder →

  • Biomin achieves two additional EU-authorizations for Mycofix

    Biomin has announced new EU-authorizations for two Mycofix-ingredients, FUMzyme and Biomin BBSH 797, as technological feed additives for all avian species. “Mycofix is the only product on the market to achieve EU authorization for its mycotoxin deactivation capacities. The fact that Mycofix has 3 such authorizations highlights the extent… Lees verder →

  • Ovocom reaches agreement with CSA/GTP

    Ovocom, the Belgian consultation platform intended for the feed sector, has taken significant steps, together with 3 other scheme holders, towards an interchangeability agreement with the French CSA/GTP standard. As a result, the world is one step closer to an entirely certified chain for the… Lees verder →

  • IFIF feed safety training held in Tanzania

    The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) successfully launched its Global Animal Nutrition Programme feed safety training in Tanzania. Supported by the U.S. Grains Council and the Tanzanian Feed Industry Association (TAFMA), the training programme based on the IFIF FAO Feed Manual of Good Practices for… Lees verder →

  • Further clarity on fermented feed products

    The third update of the EU catalogue of feed materials has been published in the Official Journal of the EU. Amongst the amendments, a new provision that clarifies the status of feed materials (and compound feed containing them) manufactured by fermentation and/or which have a… Lees verder →