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    ‘High mycotoxin challenge in this years crops’

    Dendermonde (Belgium) ‒ A hot, dry year such as the current one in which the plants are stressed may generate much higher levels of aflatoxin than under more moderate conditions.  Climatological conditions across Europe and North America might affect the mycotoxin challenge for next year,… Lees verder →

  • Rabobank: Slowdown in global economy

    Utrecht (The Netherlands) ‒ While global economic growth is slowing down this year, economic growth in the Netherlands is speeding up. Dutch GDP is expected to grow by 2 1/4% this year, and the growth rate will rise to 2 3/4% in 2016. Dutch exports… Lees verder →

  • Nutreco renames animal nutrition research

    Amersfoort (The Netherlands) – Nutreco announces that its global animal nutrition research centres will be renamed to Trouw Nutrition R&D. This change is part of the strengthening of its global animal nutrition activities under one brand. Trouw Nutrition R&D encompasses five research centres operating in… Lees verder →

  • Nutriad opens new USA plant

    Dendermonde (Belgium) ‒ Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad opened its new facility in Hampshire (IL), USA. The 50,000+ square foot facility includes offices, laboratory, warehouse and 3,000 Mt production capacity. Leadership Nutriad CEO Erik Visser stated: “The grand opening of our state of the art… Lees verder →

  • Harmonised classification of hazardous substances

    Brussels (Belgium) ‒ Fefana members have successfully developed a CLP-GHS listing of Organic Acids and their salts, which is now added to that of other categories of substances previously published by the association, such as Vitamins and Carotenoids. Consolidation In 2012 Fefana started working on… Lees verder →

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    Competitive pressure on international markets

    Berlin (Germany) ‒ The German increase in export value was reached by an increased amount of exported goods. The export prices however are under substantial pressure. This becomes clear from the latest export results published by the German Export Association for Food and Agriproducts. Value… Lees verder →

  • Alternatives to AGPs in poultry

    Bangkok (Thailand) – Globally there is increasing pressure for reducing, and in some countries completely eliminating, the use of antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs). A Kemin seminar on avian intestinal health focused on alternative solutions to antibiotics. Tool “Whether due to a ban by their government,… Lees verder →

  • DSM adjusts organizational model

    Heerlen (The Netherlands) ‒ Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, announced adjustments to its organizational and operating model. Following recent portfolio changes, these adjustments aim to create a more agile, focused and cost efficient organization, with a stronger business and market… Lees verder →

  • Course ‘Basic processes in compound-feed production’

    IFF and FDL organize the course ‘Basic processes in compound-feed production’. The course will be held at the Feed Design Lab in Wanssum (The Netherlands) on 8 and 9 September 2015. Participants can registrar for this course until August 28th, 2015. Process technology The feed… Lees verder →

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    China’s hog herd  shrinks rapidly


    Utrecht (The Netherlands) ‒ The astonishing drop of the Chinese hog and sow herd will impact the entire global pork market in the remainder of 2015 and into 2016. Rabobank International concludes this based on the latest figures on the Chinees pig market. Decline For… Lees verder →