News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.


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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Latin American Poultry Summit focuses on broiler, layer production and processing

“Robotics have improved feed efficiency and many other areas,” remarked Dr. Colin Usher, senior research scientist at the Georgia Tech Research Institute, during his presentation on “The Use of Robotics in Poultry Production,” at the la Cumbre Avícola Latinoamericana (Latin American Poultry Summit) program held during the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo.
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Meat Institute bestows awards to industry leaders at IPPE

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) on Feb. 12 bestowed honors for public service and service to the meat industry, as well as honoring packers’ and processors’ worker-safety and environmental accomplishments, at its Annual Awards Ceremony and Luncheon.
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14 key facts about the global poultry market in 2019

Consumer demands will affect animal protein and feed production
Consumer demands will strongly influence animal protein – and, therefore, animal feed – production in the coming year, according to Nan-Dirk Mulder, senior analyst, animal protein, at Rabobank.
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