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  • GM

    EU organisations plea for rapid GM decision

    Brussels (Belgium) ‒ Coceral, Fediol and Fefac have send a letter to EU president Juncker to stress the importance of approving the GM soya been products that have been in the final stage since January 2016. According to the organisations the delay is effecting food… Lees verder →

  • mineral in cat diet

    Mineral requirements in petfood

    Le Grand Saconnex (Switzerland) ‒ Petfood producers try to optimize their formulations. To be able to optimize the price of pet food, many use meat based by products and vegetable sources as the main ingredients. These formulations then need to be supplemented to optimize nutrient… Lees verder →

  • Gabriel Garcia

    Gabriel García CEO of Nutreco Iberia

    Amersfoort (The Netherlands)  – Nutreco has appointed Gabriel García as the new CEO of its business unit Nutreco Iberia. He takes over this position from Javier Rodríguez, who passed away last week. García currently leads Skretting Chile, one of Nutreco´s largest operating companies, and will… Lees verder →

  • lysine analyses

    Lysine measurement in raw materials

    Boxmeer (The Netherlands) – Trouw Nutrition announces the addition of a new quality parameter to its popular NutriOpt precision-feeding system. Using near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy, this new parameter will enable farmers, feed manufacturers and others to rapidly assess the quality and levels of the reactive lysine… Lees verder →

  • plant breeding

    Plant breeding sector disappointed in EP

    Brussels (Belgium) ‒ The European Parliament’s vote on the report ‘Technological solutions for sustainable agriculture in the EU’ disappoints the European plant breeding sector. While the report received broad backing from the Comagri, the plenary vote significantly altered the final text by specifically suppressing many… Lees verder →

  • RTRS standard against deforestation

    New version of RTRS Standard approved

    Buenos Aires (Argentina) ‒ A new version of the RTRS standard has been approved by consensus of RTRS members in Brasilia, Brazil, during the 11th RTRS Annual Conference. It is a robust, innovative standard, which will allow producers to certify zero deforestation. This new version… Lees verder →


    Bayer and Cefetra promote sustainable soy

    Monheim/Rotterdam ‒ Bayer and Cefetra have started a Food Chain Partnership designed to drive sustainable cultivation of agricultural commodity crops. The goal of the partnership is to support local farmers in implementing agricultural practices that are environmentally sound, socially adequate and economically viable. Certification In… Lees verder →

  • growth oilseed

    Rapid growth of global grain and oilseed trade

    Utrecht (The Netherlands) ‒ Global trade of all grains and oilseeds has grown by about 150 million tonnes in the last five years, thereby exceeding the growth of the previous five years by more than 50 percent. However, given the significant decline in prices, the… Lees verder →

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    ForFarmers publishes Listing Prospectus

    Lochem (The Netherlands) ‒ ForFarmers, the European market leader of conventional and organic feed solutions for livestock, published its registration document and listing securities note in relation to the listing of its ordinary shares on Euronext Amsterdam as from 24 May 2016. Trading in the… Lees verder →

  • Nutriad: succesfull presence at APA16 convention

    Dendermonde (Belgium) ‒ The 2016 Asia Pacific Aquaculture convention (APA16) in Surabaya from 26th till 29th of April attracted close to 5,000 participants. This year Nutriad selected APA16 as its platform for organizing a number of technical seminars for its aqua distributors and customers. New… Lees verder →