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  • Barentz International expands in USA

    Hoofddorp, The Netherlands ‒ Barentz International and US based AmTech Ingredients LLC announced their strategic cooperation for the production and distribution of specialty ingredients across the United States of America. Leading AmTech Ingredients is a leading producer and supplier of powdered specialty food ingredients. With… Lees verder →

  • App for swine feed recommendations

    Boxmeer (The Netherlands) – Trouw Nutrition has launched an online swine feed recommendation application (app) for every phase of production. The tool helps farmers to determine the ideal feed formulation for breeding, growing and finishing swine based on a wide variety of variables. Tool Currently,… Lees verder →

  • Build a smarter food system

    Utrecht (The Netherlands) ‒ The food and agriculture industry must increase production, availability and access to food significantly over the next ten years if it is to meet the demands of a larger, increasingly urban global population. Against a backdrop of uneven growth and soft… Lees verder →

  • Conference: Shaping the future of food safety

    Milan (Italy) ‒ More than 600 food safety experts from 70 countries gathered in Milan for the EFSA’s scientific conference “Shaping the future of food safety, together”. The conference was held during Expo Milan from October 14th till 17th. Linked EFSA’s Executive Director, Bernhard Url,… Lees verder →

  • Local governments demand a simpler CAP

    Brussels (Belgium) ‒ A simpler more flexible Common Agricultural Policy will reduce the impact of the volatility of the market and revitalise rural economies, EU local and regional leaders have said. Reduction In its report adopted today, the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) welcomed… Lees verder →

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    ESA gives voluntary contribution to FAO IT

    Vienna (Austria) ‒ At its Annual Meeting 2015 held in Vienna, Austria, ESA European Seed Association handed over a voluntary financial contribution of 300.000 euro to the FAO International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources in Food in Agriculture (FAO IT). Donation ESA had announced this… Lees verder →

  • First Animine Academy successful

    Sillingly (France) ‒The European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) and Animine organised the first Animine Academy in Paris mid-September. This two-days scientific conference gathered more than 100 people coming from Europe, Asia, Australia and USA. Views on minerals Renowned speakers from INRA (France), Wageningen University… Lees verder →

  • Xtract approved as zootechnical additive

    Geneva (Switzerland) ‒ Xtract Evolution B from Pancosma has been approved as an additive in de zootechnical category of broilers after an evaluation by the European Food Safety Association (EFSA). Evaluation More than 10 years after the official ban of antibiotic growth promoters, the European… Lees verder →

  • Valuable phosphorus from sewage sludge

    To further develop a new process to extract phosphorus from HTC-coal produced from municipal sewage sludge, the German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) is supporting an AVA cleanphos pilot plant in Karlsruhe. Tested strategy The AVA cleanphos process, based on hydrothermal carbonisation (HTC), has already been… Lees verder →

  • New campaign for Actisaf

    Actisaf from Phileo improves health through nutrition. The probiotic enhances the dairy herd’s genetic potential by increasing both productivity and milk quality. Phileo Lesaffre Animal Care has recently launched a new international campaign on the product. Global action Actisaf preserves the balance of the cow’s… Lees verder →