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Alltech expands India Operations with Kolkata office

Global animal nutrition and health company Alltech has officially opened its second regional Indian office in Kolkata. The brand new building, which also includes a 7,000-square-foot warehouse, will be used as a support center for the company's business operations in East and Northeast India as well...

Will ASEAN be the next EU?

Last week I spent a week in Bangkok, Thailand visiting one of the largest feed equipment and animal feed shows, the Victam Asia. The exhibition spaces were completely sold out. For me a clear sign that Asia is a (commercial) focus of attention for many feed companies. But what does Asia need itself?...

Ukrainian egg producers await opening of the EU market

Ukrainian egg producers are waiting for the opening of the market of the European Union (EU) in May of this year. At this time the European Commission will unilaterally withdraw a number of trade tariffs, including for livestock products. Egg exports to Europe will allow the large Ukraine holdings t...

Indian poultry feed prices set to rise

Following a continuous uptrend in the prices of key ingredients recently, poultry feed products in India are set to become more expensive over the coming weeks. Aditya Mishra, a commodity expert says that poultry-feed prices stayed unchanged this week, despite an uptrend in prices of a few of its ke...

Cargill reports drop in Q3 earnings

Cargill has reported net earnings of $319 million in the fiscal 2014 third quarter ended Feb. 28, down 28% from $445 million in the year-ago period. Nine-month earnings were $1.45 billion, down 21% from $1.83 billion a year ago. Third-quarter revenues were $32 billion, essentially even with the year...

Poultry feed to rise due to pricier inputs

Following continuous uptrend in prices of key ingredients in the last few days, poultry feed products in India are set to become more expensive in the coming weeks. Aditya Mishra, a commodity expert says that poultry-feed prices stayed unchanged this week, despite an uptrend in prices of a few of it...

Russian pork market faces difficulties due to EU ban

The ban on pork imports from the European Union (EU) has negatively affected the Russian pork and meat-processing industries, according to the market participants. Thus, according to the Russian National Union of Meat Processors, since February production of meat products has fallen between 7 and 15...

Bangladesh: Pig DNA identified in feed ingredient

Scientists in Bangladesh have detected DNA of pig in imported ‘meat and bone meal’ used in fodder, poultry and fish feed. Rezaul Karim, Senior Scientific Officer of Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR), revealed this at a seminar on Tuesday. The country’s import policy pr...

India: Court issues notice on hens in battery cages

A court in Chandigarh, the capital city of the Indian states of Punjab and Haryana, has issued notice to the Governments of India, Punjab and Haryana, the Poultry Federation of India and the Animal Welfare Board of India on a petition filed by the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations...

Cargill India’s cattle feedmill to start in 2015

Shri Sukhbir Singh Badal, Deputy Chief Minister, Punjab, along with Siraj Chaudhry, Chairman, Cargill India and Achyuth Iyengar, Managing Director, Cargill Feed & Nutrition-India broke ceremonial ground recently on Cargill India’s greenfield dairy feed mill in Bathinda, India. Cargill India plans to...

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