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Baiada Poultry wants to increase feed production

Australian poultry company submits plans for project that would enable company to produce an additional 166,000 metric tons of feed annually
Australia’s Baiada Poultry has plans for an expansion project that would allow the company to significantly increase its feed production in Beresfield, New South Wales.
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BioMar plans aquafeed production facility in Tasmania

Company says facility would boost local economy and create jobs
BioMar Australia has released plans to develop a AUD56 million (US$42 million) aquafeed production facility in the north of Tasmania, providing a significant boost to the local economy, job creation and the state’s growing aquaculture industry.
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New Zealand’s Tegel Foods grows volume, revenue

Company investing in expansion in New Plymouth, promotion of free-range offerings
New Zealand-based poultry company Tegel Foods reported growth in volume and revenue for the first half of fiscal year 2018, but it is also investing in expansion projects to enable further sales growth.
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Cobb New Zealand facility to support growth in Asia

Grandparent stock raised in New Zealand operation will breed chicks to fill demand in Asia-Pacific
Cobb-Vantress is one step closer to beginning construction on its new operation in New Zealand after a recent groundbreaking at the site. The facility is expected to create around 100 jobs and is located in Rontongaro, near Huntly, South Auckland on 368 acres (148 hectares).
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Australia’s Baiada Poultry to close plant in January

Queensland Chicken Growers’ Association blasts move, saying growers weren’t given any notification in advance of decision
Australian broiler company Baiada Poultry will close its plant in Ipswich, Queensland, in January 2018, a decision that is unpopular with the Queensland Chicken Growers Association (QCGA).
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Ingham’s year-end results exceed expectations

Poultry meat production expanded by 11.5 percent in volume, and 3.3 percent in value over the 2017 fiscal year
Australia and New Zealand’s largest poultry integrator, Ingham Group Limited, has achieved double-digit growth in poultry meat sales volume over the last year, and achieved significant improvements in efficiency within the business.
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New Zealand poultry sector refutes added-water claims

Commerce Commission receives complaint that so much water came out of chicken it was ‘almost impossible’ to cook in a pan
Allegations that poultry companies are pumping water into raw chicken products in order to make it heavier are not true, Poultry Industry Association of New Zealand (PIANZ) Executive Director Michael Brooks said.
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