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Tyson Q2 2016

Tyson invests in Jerusalem cell-cultured meat venture

Tyson Foods leads $2.2 million seed investment in Jerusalem-based Future Meat Technologies
Tyson Ventures, the venture capital arm of Tyson Foods, has co-led a $2.2 million seed investment in Future Meat Technologies, a Jerusalem-based biotechnology company advancing a distributive manufacturing platform for cell-cultured meats.
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EW Nutrition acquires 51 percent of shares in ICON

Turkish company offers feed solutions for poultry, ruminant, fish sectors
EW Nutrition has concluded an agreement to acquire 51 percent of the shares in ICON, a company specialized in feed solutions for the Turkish livestock market.
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Mixed prospects for Middle East’s poultry sector

Disease issues remain challenging for the region’s poultry producers, but social media is opening access to new consumers.
Newcastle disease and avian influenza weigh heavy on the Middle East and Africa poultry industry, but social media is offering a cheap route to engage consumers.
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Aviagen celebrates first Ross 140 Club award in Saudi Arabia

Ross 140 and 400 Clubs continue to grow and develop in Middle East, reflecting top skill and commitment of region
Aviagen recently welcomed Agricultural Development Company (ADC) to the Ross 140 Club. ADC earned membership in the prestigious club for its outstanding achievement of 153 Ross 308 chicks to 62 weeks at its Odaizi Farm, representing the first Ross 140 Club member from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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