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Russian pork imports down 40% in 2014

African Swine Fever (ASF) and political unrest resulted in pork import restrictions into Russia. The effect of these restrictions can now be seen through the recently released trade figures from Russia, which show a 40% drop in pork imports. Russian trade data has recently become available for the f...

Delacon restructures and opens new office in India

The new year brings many organisational changes for Austrian feed additive company Delacon, alongside changes within the R&D department, Product Management and Innovation teams, Delacon have also expanded their feed additive business into India. The restructuring means that the previously separated ...

Feed survey shows pig feed as largest growth sector

The global production of pig feed saw the largest growth according to Alltech’s 2014 Feed Survey. For a summary of its findings read further. The rising consumer demand for protein prompted feed producers around the world to increase the number of animal feed mills. According to the survey an estima...

2014 Alltech Feed Survey: Increase in global production

According to the recently published 2015 Alltech Feed Survey, feed producers from around the world, responded to consumer demands for more protein by increasing the number of mills that produce animal feed and the amount of product they generate. The survey also revealed an estimated total of 980 mi...

2014 Alltech Feed Survey: Increase in global production

According to the recently published 2015 Alltech Feed Survey, feed producers from around the world, responded to consumer demands for more protein by increasing the number of mills that produce animal feed and the amount of product they generate. The survey also revealed an estimated total of 980 mi...

New VIV MEA show becomes 3rd VIV international hub

VIV Worldwide has announced VIV MEA as its new regional trade show that will be held from 16 – 18 February 2016 in Abu Dhabi. VIV MEA joins VIV Europe and VIV Asia as the third international hub in the organiser’s portfolio of major business events for the animal protein sectors. VIV MEA will be the...

New VIV MEA show becomes 3rd VIV international hub

VIV Worldwide has announced VIV MEA as its new regional trade show that will be held from 16 – 18 February 2016 in Abu Dhabi. VIV MEA joins VIV Europe and VIV Asia as the third international hub in the organiser’s portfolio of major business events for the animal protein sectors. VIV MEA will be the...

India’s first conference on sustainable pig production

For the first time in India a National Conference focusing issues on sustainable pig husbandry was organized. The ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, organised a National Conference on Opportunities and Strategies for Sustainable Pig Production on 20 and 21st December 2014 in its campus at Guwahat...

Energetic new boss aims to inspire many

Earlier in 2014, international feed additives company Novus International presented François Fraudeau as its new president and CEO. Aiming to encourage and challenge his employees, he hopes to achieve 10% market share by 2020. By Roger Abbott "Small farmer's son takes on the world.....

Iowa State graduate student honoured for pig research

The National Swine Improvement Federation (NSIF) has awarded their Graduate Student Award to Dinesh Thekkoot, and Iowa State University animal science graduate student. "Getting a national level recognition is a great encouragement and this motivates me to work harder," Thekkoot said. "Also, because...

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