Meanwhile, company gets approval for acquisition of Bowerings Animal Feeds assets
May 16, 2019
ForFarmers will transfer the production activities of Van Gorp Biologische Voeders B.V. (Van Gorp Bio), which currently take place in Schalkwijk, the Netherlands, to the production location of Reudink in Lochem, effective July 1.
Expansion in the poultry and aquaculture sectors is forecast to more than compensate for the losses arising from African swine fever, pushing Vietnamese animal feed output up by 500,000 metric tons (mt) in 2019.
Acquisitions helped ForFarmers grow its compound feed volume in the first quarter of 2019, but the cooperative saw small profit growth and a strong decline in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA).
An overview of the impact African swine fever will have on global animal protein, pork and feed production in 2019 and how feed manufacturers can mitigate the risks of its spread with biosecurity best practices.
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