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  • 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 →

  • compound feed

    Fefac: ‘Feed productions down in 2016’

    Brussels (Belgium) ‒ Fefac market experts are relatively pessimistic concerning industrial compound feed production in 2016. The Fefac market experts foresee the upward trend on poultry feed demand to persist, though at a slower pace than in 2015 (+0.5%), but also a significant reduction in… Lees verder →

  • homogeneity

    Feed production slightly higher in 2015

    Brussels (Belgium)  ‒ According to data provided by Fefac members, compound feed production in the EU-281 in 2015 reached 157.3 mio. t, which is 0.6% more than in 2014. While cattle feed production dropped by 0.7%, pig feed and poultry feed grew by respectively 0.6%… Lees verder →

  • South-East Asia’s wheat demand rises

    Utrecht (The Netherlands) ‒ Robust demand growth in both food and feed sectors across the region has put the South-East Asian market at the top of the agenda for many global grain companies, according to Rabobank’s latest report ‘The Wheat is On; South-East Asia’s Wheat… Lees verder →

  • aquaculture

    Aquaculture nutrition develops rapidly

    Dendermonde (Belgium) ‒ The International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding (ISFNF) was organized in June in Idaho, USA. The conference, sponsored by Nutriad, attracted around 400 fish nutritionists from around the globe. Key sessions addressed the major bottlenecks in the aquaculture industry. Replacement of… Lees verder →