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Algae in animal feed gains momentum with new research

With more than 40,000 recognized algae species globally, research into macro- and microalgae is gaining momentum for biofuel, human food and animal feed.
Leading researchers agree algae holds huge protein promise; however, its array of bioactive compounds is where this aquatic organism could truly create a dent in the animal nutrition market.
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New Hope Group not seeing negative effects of ASF

China’s largest animal feed producer says it is benefiting from chicken business, customer trust
Although African swine fever (ASF) has been spreading throughout China since last summer, New Hope Group, which owns China’s largest animal feed producer New Hope Liuhe, says it is not suffering negative effects from disease outbreak.
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European animal feed production expanded in 2018

Compound animal feed production reached more than 161 million metric tons last year
Compound feed production in the European Union (EU) in 2018 reached 161.5 million metric tons (mmt), or 0.8 percent more than the previous year, according to provisional estimates.
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Ynsect raises capital for insect protein expansion

French company secures $125 million to scale up production
As new guidance is published for the production of insect proteins, French-based technology firm, Ÿnsect, has raised US$125 million (EUR110 million) to scale up production by investing in new facilities in Amiens with the view to expansion in international markets, including North America.
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Top 10 largest Middle Eastern animal feed manufacturers

Find out what companies were the largest compound feed producers in the Middle East in 2017.
The 10 largest animal feed manufacturers in the Middle East produced more than 15 million metric tons (mmt) of compound feed in 2017, according to’s Top Feed Companies database.
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