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Expansion will allow company to offer wider variety of products, services
June 22, 2017
Deluxe Feeds Inc., a division of Kent Nutrition Group (KNG) in Muscatine, Iowa, will expand its Sheldon, Iowa, location, allowing the plant to better serve customers and offer a wider variety of products and services.
Globally, markets for commodities such as grains and oilseeds used in livestock feeds are described as “well balanced” in the latest Food Outlook report, the biannual report on global food markets from the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). This global balance does, however, mask less favorable situations for some individual countries and regions.
Though it is clear for poultry nutritionists that methionine supplementation is indispensable, there is still a need to clarify its importance in swine — particularly during the growing-finishing period.