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INSIGHT: French Feed Additive Suppliers Share Views on Market Challenges to Come

By |2020-06-29T08:51:31+00:00June 29th, 2020|

23 June 2020 – French President Emmanuel Macron said on June 14 that he was accelerating plans to ease the country's COVID-19 lockdown to revive the Eurozone's second-biggest economy more swiftly. France has also reopened its borders with other European countries and will start allowing visitors from other continents on July 1. The coronavirus emergency [...]

Feedinfo Analyst Team Expands, Bringing Greater Insight and New Service Development

By |2020-06-26T09:58:04+00:00June 26th, 2020|

26 June 2020 - Two new pricing analysts have joined Feedinfo's team to provide even greater insight into key feed additive markets globally. Yoke Wong and Karolina Zagrodna both joined the Feedinfo team in the last month, and are based in London. Both are experienced price reporters and analysts, having worked in multiple commodity markets and leading price reporting [...]

INTERVIEW: AFIA President on Impact of COVID-19 & Elections on US Feed Sector

By |2020-06-23T10:24:00+00:00June 23rd, 2020|

17 June 2020 - The current global pandemic and ongoing fallout, political and socioeconomic unrest, and uncertain financial outlooks have created guessing games across companies, industries, and geographic regions. With an upcoming US presidential election in November during an unprecedented backdrop of political and social turmoil, it’s difficult to say with certainty what the future [...]

Spain: De Heus to Acquire Ruminant Feed Producer Piensos Muga

By |2020-06-23T10:17:09+00:00June 23rd, 2020|

18 June 2020 - De Heus has signed an agreement to acquire ruminant feed specialist Piensos Muga in Northern Spain, effective June 29. Jean-François Honoré, general manager of De Heus Iberia, commented: “After the previous successful acquisitions of Acorex in Extremadura, Evialis in Galicia and Unzue in Navarra, this acquisition reconfirms De Heus’ consolidation strategy [...]

DSM to Acquire Biomin and Romer Labs from Erber Group for EUR 980 Mln

By |2020-06-16T09:22:37+00:00June 16th, 2020|

12 March 2020 - DSM announced this morning it has agreed to buy Biomin and Romer Labs from Erber Group for EUR 980 million. The acquisition will enable DSM to expand its presence in the specialty additives segment as well as enter the mycotoxin management business as Biomin and Romer Labs specialise primarily in mycotoxin [...]

Belarus: Full-Scale Production Expected for BNBC Plants by 2021

By |2020-06-16T09:21:32+00:00June 16th, 2020|

9 June 2020 - Belarus National Biotechnological Corporation (BNBC) expects to generate revenue of $500 million by selling feed and premixes in 2020 and 2021. Nearly 40% of the revenue should come from sales to non-Belarus customers. This information was revealed during the government meeting with the Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko on June 2, and [...]