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  • 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 →

  • trace minerals Micronutrients

    Nutreco completes Micronutrients acquisition

    Amersfoort (The Netherlands) – Nutreco has completed the acquisition of Micronutrients initially announced 7 December 2015. Micronutrients is a global leader in hydroxy-based trace minerals. The acquisition of Micronutrients enables Trouw Nutrition, Nutreco’s animal nutrition business, to further strengthen its Selko feed additives product portfolio.… Lees verder →

  • kemin industries

    Kemin invest in Russian plant

    Herentals, Belgium – Kemin Industries has formed a new Kemin subsidiary in Russia: Kemin Industries (Lipetsk) LLC. The company’s plan is to build a facility with manufacturing, administration offices, lunch room, quality lab security building and warehouses. Expansion The investment is one of many made… Lees verder →

  • sustainability

    Sustainability improves using less concentrate feed

    Frick (Switzerland) ‒ Reducing the proportion of animal feed grown on crop land would have a positive effect on the availability of food and important environmental indicators such as greenhouse gas emissions and nitrogen surplus, according to a study led by the Research Institute of… Lees verder →

  • victam asia

    Victam Asia opens doors end of March

    Nijkerk (The Netherlands) ‒ Asia’s biggest event for animal feed production & additives, grain processing and rice milling, Fiaap, Victam and Grapas Asia 2016, will be held at Bitec in Bangkok from 29 through to 31 March 2016. Program The event comprises of: Fiaap exhibition… Lees verder →

  • pancosma

    Pancosma acquires Btech

    Geneva ( Switzerland)‒  Pancosma reached an agreement to acquire Btech, a leading player in the Brazilian feed additives market. This acquisition is a part of Pancosma & Associates’ strategy to gain direct access to the customers in the major countries representing the animal feed industry,… Lees verder →

  • China increases import of sorghum and barley

    Utrecht (The Netherlands) ‒ Since late 2013 and starting from almost scratch, China has been experiencing an explosive growth of sorghum and feed barley imports. But it’s questionable as to whether the country will be a consistent long-term buyer, says Rabobank in its latest report.… Lees verder →

  • victam

    Pre-registration Victam Asia open now

    Nijkerk (The Netherlands) ‒ The Victam Asia Exhibition in Bangkok on March 29-31, 2016 is expected to turn out larger than the 2014 event. “There will also be a large number of new products and services launched at the shows,” says organiser Victam International. More… Lees verder →