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The volatility of the raw materials market

Forty years ago, commodity price movements were relatively minor. Today though, these prices are far more volatile. We talked to Tony Bell from BOCM/Pauls to find out why this is. By Stuart Lumb, UK correspondent In the stock markets around the world, speculators have seized on ra...

WTO rules against India on US chicken ban

The World Trade Organization has ruled against India in its ban on US poultry imports, a move that has been commended by the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) and the National Chicken Council (NCC). India placed a ban on US poultry products in 2007 under the guise of preventing low pathoge...

Dynamics and patterns of global egg processing and trade

When considering global egg production, usually the focus is on table eggs. Yet the share of processed liquid and dried egg products is also considerable. To what extent however, is not fully clear, as ample statistical data are not really at hand. An overview of current production and trade, based ...

BRI partners to engage the South Asian poultry market

BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), a global biotechnology company specialising in cost effective enzyme solutions for animal nutrition, has signed a marketing agreement with Jubilant Life Sciences, an integrated pharmaceutical and life sciences company, for marketing and distribution of selected...

BRI partners to engage the South Asian poultry market

BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), a global biotechnology company specialising in cost effective enzyme solutions for animal nutrition, has signed a marketing agreement with Jubilant Life Sciences, an integrated pharmaceutical and life sciences company, for marketing and distribution of selected...

Treading unknown paths with Pig Progress 8

The eighth issue of Pig Progress takes our readers to places not often visited before: India and Kazakstan. India may be one of the world's most populous states, but that doesn't mean that it plays a big role in global pig production. For various reasons, the country never developed a large traditio...

IFCN Top 20 milk processor list 2014 – ranked by milk intake

In 2009, the IFCN started to compare milk processors by milk intake. The results of the work done in 2014 leads to a new top 20 list. Besides the company size ranking you find also the turn over per kg for the different companies. This indicator – estimated by IFCN – can give an indication of value ...

Dairy Development Corp to produce animal feed

Dairy Development Corporation (DDC) plans to diversify from dairy products and try their hand at feed production. The corporation proposes to produce feed for cows, bulls and buffalos from a plant here by installing modern equipment. The state-owned corporation will be making an entry into the anima...

Global poultry market strong despite Russian ban

The Russian ban will not interfere with the bullish outlook for poultry meat prices according to a recent report by Rabobank. Strong fundamentals will promote further margin improvements in almost all regions of the world. While competing meat prices (i.e. beef, pork) are increasing, worldwide suppl...

China's engagement with African agriculture

China's developmental aid to Africa is impressive. Apart from construction, private companies 
heavily invest in agriculture, increasing the African market and trade opportunties with the rest of the world. But will Africa profit from these investments, and what are the downsides of the Chinese 
eng...

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