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PRESS RELEASE: Feedinfo to Meet Key Asian Market Players in Bangkok at GFFC and VIV Asia 2019

By |2019-02-18T08:26:51+00:00February 18th, 2019|

18 February 2019 - Feedinfo News Service will be present in Bangkok, Thailand from 11 to 15 March 2019, attending the 6th Global Food & Feed Congress - GFFC (11-13 March), followed by VIV Asia 2019 (13-15 March). GFFC ( is organized by the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) with support provided by the Food [...]

INSIGHT: Improved Outlook for Animal Nutrition Firms in Brazil

By |2019-02-04T08:23:24+00:00February 4th, 2019|

29 January 2019 - The CEO of the Brazilian Feed Industry Association (Sindirações), Ariovaldo Zani recently predicted that 2019 will be a slightly better year for the Brazilian feed producers, in part due to the new Jair Bolsonaro government and its plans to create jobs. It is also expected that a bumper crop harvest will reduce [...]

INTERVIEW: Evolving Understanding of Rumen Acidosis Opens New Possibilities for Detection and Management

By |2018-12-19T09:15:57+00:00December 19th, 2018|

19 December 2018 - When the 10th edition of the International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores (ISNH) came to Clermont-Ferrand, France, Lallemand Animal Nutrition seized the opportunity to start a discussion about an important topic within ruminant health—acidosis. Acidosis is both widespread and, particularly in its sub-acute form, often undetected. Estimations cited by Lallemand [...]

INTERVIEW: Norwegian Salmon Producer Nordlaks Looks at Bright Future

By |2018-12-04T13:47:36+00:00December 4th, 2018|

22 October 2018 - Norway produced about 1.1 million tons of salmon in 2017, or about half of the world salmon production. And, according to the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC), Norway is expected to export NOK 100 billion (approximately EUR 10.5 billion) worth of seafood products in 2018 – in what will be a record [...]

INTERVIEW: Zinpro Plans to Elevate Trace Mineral Nutrition Accessibility with New ProPath Range

By |2018-11-27T08:37:41+00:00November 27th, 2018|

27 November 2018 - On 14 November 2018, Zinpro Corporation launched ProPath®, its latest animal nutrition innovation that relies on cationic and anionic amino acids to elevate trace mineral absorption in multiple species. “The amino acid combination in ProPath has been shown to advance the science of mineral uptake and absorption in cell culture work, [...]

INTERVIEW: Addressing Sow Peripartal Syndrome and its Impact on Piglet’s Lifelong Performance

By |2018-11-22T09:04:20+00:00November 22nd, 2018|

22 November 2018 - It is widely recognised that modern sow herds cope with numerous challenges during the peripartal period, including dystocia, hypogalactia, low birth weight and perinatal mortality. Examining these standalone challenges in more detail, it becomes clear that each one is related to the other through a highly complex web of interactions experienced [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Feedinfo Adds Biotin 2% and L-Lysine HCL 98% (Chinese Origin) to Price Index

By |2018-12-18T14:56:54+00:00November 21st, 2018|

21 November 2018 – Feedinfo News Service is proud to announce the addition of Chinese-origin L-Lysine HCL 98% and Biotin 2% (Vitamin B7) to the Feedinfo feed additive price index. Both are now available at “Biotin is produced by a small number of mainly Chinese manufacturers and is currently in an oversupply situation. And [...]

INTERVIEW: Adisseo Unites Experts to Further Understand Intestinal Frontier Integrity

By |2018-11-19T09:19:15+00:00November 19th, 2018|

19 November 2018 - Prior to the XVth European Poultry Conference (EPC) organized by the World's Poultry Science Association (WPSA) in Dubrovnik, Adisseo hosted its Advancia Academy in the Croatian city. Animated by ten worldwide experts, the day-long event focused on intestinal frontier integrity and what that means in terms of animal performance. “We decided [...]

INTERVIEW: Adisseo Highlights 5 Years of Methionine Sources Research

By |2018-11-12T08:50:03+00:00November 12th, 2018|

12 November 2018 - Eager to share its technical knowhow and how the industry's knowledge of methionine has improved in recent years, Adisseo has launched a new edition of Methiopedia, a technical guide on methionine sources used in animal feeds. Five years after the first edition, Methiopedia version 2, according to Adisseo, offers a complete [...]