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  • pig signals

    ‘Pig signals’ tell tales

    Visbek (Germany) ‒ For a two-day seminar Dr. Kees Scheepens, a Dutch pig specialist, came to EW Nutrition in Visbek and introduced advanced detection and interpretation of pig signals to the EW Nutrition team. New insights “The workshop should help to pay more attention to… Lees verder →

  • ophok

    Antimicrobial resistance on the rise

    Brussels (Belgium) ‒ Bacteria in humans, food and animals continue to show resistance to the most widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic bacteria in Europe. Warning Scientists warn that resistance to ciprofloxacin, an antimicrobial that is critically important for… Lees verder →

  • dostofarm

    Dostofarm starts US subsidiary

    Westerstede (Germany) ‒ The manufacturer Dostofarm from Westerstede continues to grow thanks to the booming demand for phytogenic feed supplements for livestock. At the beginning of the year, the company broadened its USA expansion with its own subsidiary in Minneapolis (USA). Oregano To help better… Lees verder →

  • tilapia

    Fish feed joint venture in Zambia

    Amersfoort (The Netherlands) – Nutreco and African Century Foods (ACF) have entered into a 75/25 joint venture in Zambia, Skretting Zambia, for the production, sale and distribution of tilapia feed. The agreement is subject to regulatory approval. The joint venture will construct and operate the… Lees verder →

  • global feed

    IFIF supports Global Feed LCA Institute

    Washington (USA) – The Global Feed LCA Institute (GFLI) was officially launched in Washington. IFIF, the International Feed Industry Federation, welcomes this initiative. Consortium GFLI brings together a consortium of international companies and associations representing the major feed producing regions dedicated to measure and benchmark… Lees verder →

  • premix De Heus

    De Heus expands premix activities

    Ede (The Netherlands) ‒ De Heus Animal Nutrition expands its activities in high quality animal nutritional products and services by extending its portfolio in premixes further. With the realization of the build of two new plants in the Netherlands and Poland, De Heus anticipates on… Lees verder →

  • Purchase of responsible soy soars by 70 percent

    Buenos Aires (Brazil) – The year 2015 was yet another record breaking year in the demand for responsible soy. Both production and sales of RTRS certified responsible soy soared by a stunning 70 per cent to over 2.3 million metric tons. A record growth building… Lees verder →

  • barentz international

    Barentz establishes joint venture in Iran

    Hoofddorp (The Netherlands) – Barentz International announced that it has established a joint venture with Future Way Holding in Iran. This new distribution company will focus on distributing ingredients in in the Food & Nutrition, Pharmaceuticals and Animal Nutrition industries in Iran and the Middle… Lees verder →

  • European feed production shows slight increase

    Brussels (Belgium) ‒ The compound feed production in the EU-28 in 2015 reached an estimated level of 156.1 million ton, 0.2 percent more than in 2014. This is an estimate based on data provided by Fefac members. Low costs Feed costs remained low and even… Lees verder →

  • mais

    European Ombudsman: GM authorisations must follow timeline

    Brussels (Belgium) – The biotechnology industry (EuropaBio), the grain traders (Coceral) and the feed manufacturers (Fefac) welcome the European Ombudsman’s decision on their complaint regarding the European Commission’s handling of authorisation applications for genetically modified (GM) food and feed for import and processing. Complaint EuropaBio,… Lees verder →