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Livestock Feed Manufacturing

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 WATTAgNet.com’s Top Feed Companies database.
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Top 10 largest animal feed manufacturers in Africa

Find out what companies were the largest compound feed producers in Africa in 2017.
The 10 largest animal feed manufacturers in Africa produced more than 7.8 million metric tons (mmt) of compound feed in 2017, according to WATTAgNet.com’s Top Feed Companies database.
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CP Foods reports 12 percent growth in sales revenue

Sales revenue expected to grow between 8 and 10 percent in 2019
Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF), a Thailand-based agro-industrial and food company with investments in 17 countries, posted THB541.9 billion (US$17.3 billion) in sales revenue in 2018 and THB15.5 billion (US$495.7 million) in net profits.
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Animal feed shortage reported in Ireland

Dry summer, cold winter have effects on grass growth in pastures
While the demand for livestock feed generally across the Republic of Ireland is subdued, farmers in some areas of the south and east are reporting they are short of fodder supplies, and having to feed more compound feed.
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4 ways digitalization can aid feed efficiency, profits

Find out how connectivity can increase profit margins for feed and animal producers
Digitalization in animal feed design can help feed producers meet the needs of animal producers and consumers to deliver what they want most, according to Amber McKinzie, global business development manager, Cargill Format Solutions.
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Americans seek more protein, but not all animal based

Plant-based proteins becoming mainstream as consumers add more protein to their diets
Sixty-one percent of consumers in the U.S. say they are seeking more protein in their diets, according to David Portalatin, vice president, food industry analyst, The NPD Group Inc. Portalatin spoke Wednesday at the first Feed Strategy Conference, presented by WATT Global Media at the International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta.
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Rising feed costs hit Atria's 2018 bottom line

Review of company's Russian business to come
Finland-based meat firm, Atria PLC, has blamed higher raw material costs — particularly for livestock feeds — for a 37 percent fall in profit in 2018 compared to the previous year, and disappointing results are behind an upcoming review of the company’s Russian business.
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