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  • global dairy

    Rabobank presents Global Dairy Top-20 2016

    Utrecht (The Netherlands) ‒ The Rabobank Global Dairy Top 20 2016, the latest annual Rabobank survey of the world’s largest dairy companies highlights the giants of one of the world’s most valuable food sectors. The past year, 2015, proved to be a difficult year for… Lees verder →

  • reduction

    Farm Europe: Reduction dairy production needed

    Brussels (Belgium) ‒ At the meeting of European Agricultural Ministers on July 18th the European Commission presented a new package of emergency measures to help European dairy farmers who have been suffering for the last two years from collapsing market prices. According to Farm Europe… Lees verder →

  • feed safety

    Risk Assurance feed safety in good order

    Wageningen (The Netherlands) ‒ According to the Annual Report 2015 of the Dutch organisation Secure Feed, the feed safety of animal feed was in good order. This conclusion is based on the monitoring results of Secure Feed and its share-holders. Results Monitoring levels of contaminants… Lees verder →

  • CAP

    Global Food Forum discusses future of CAP

    Bucharest (Romania)  –  In the wake of the Global Food Forum, which will take place on the 14-15 October 2016, Farm Europe organised, a regional event to take stock of the most pressing concerns in the new Member States when it comes to the Common… Lees verder →

  • memorandum of cooperation

    Agrifirm acquires Polish Paszmark

    Apeldoorn (The Netherlands) ‒ Royal Agrifirm Group has acquired the Polish compound feed company Paszmark. Paszmark has its origin as a family business focused on the poultry, pig and cattle sector and is domiciled in Płosnica near Żuromin. National coverage Due to Paszmark’s favourable location… Lees verder →

  • Advit

    Nutreco acquires Advit

    Amersfoort (The Netherlands)  – Nutreco has entered into an agreement to acquire Advit, a South African premix and feed additive company. Advit is headquartered in Johannesburg and produces a wide range of premixes, farm minerals and animal health products. Trouw Nutrition, Nutreco’s animal nutrition business,… Lees verder →

  • global dairy

    Mérieux NutriSciences takes over Lactolab

    Chicago (USA) – Mérieux NutriSciences has expanded its dairy testing capabilities and services in South Africa with the recent acquisition of 100% shareholding in Lactolab (Pty) Ltd, a leading analytical laboratory serving dairy and dairy related industries. Analysis Established in 2002, Lactolab specializes in the… Lees verder →

  • pork imports

    Rabobank: ‘China increases pork imports’

    Utrecht (The Netherlands) ‒ China’s rising pork prices are again the centre of attention in the global pork market. China’s pork prices skyrocketed at the start of 2016, reaching an all-time high of over RMB 20 per kilogram. A combination of farmers’ losses and government… Lees verder →

  • Nutral

    Nuscience acquires Nutral in Uruguay

    Drongen, Belgium − Nuscience, the specialty division of the Royal Agrifirm group, has reached an agreement to buy all of the shares of the Uruguayan company Solapa S.A., known under its commercial name Nutral. Nutral is the Uruguayan market leader in premixes and other nutritional… Lees verder →

  • meat spoilage

    EFSA advises on meat spoilage

    Brussels (Belgium) ‒ EFSA assessed the impact of time and temperature on the growth of spoilage bacteria in fresh beef, pork, lamb and poultry. Its experts used predictive models to compare the growth of spoilage bacteria with the growth of disease-causing (pathogenic) bacteria and concluded… Lees verder →