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Nature's Logic names David Yaskulka CEO

Nature’s Logic, the pioneer creators of 100% natural food for dogs and cats with NO synthetic vitamins, has appointed industry leader David Yaskulka Chief Executive Officer. 
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Ethics commission approves BRF CFO appointment

Ivan de Souza Monteiro will begin working in new role on March 11
Brazil’s Public Ethics Commission has given approval for Ivan de Souza Monteiro to assume the role of chief financial and investor relations officer of Brazil-based meat and poultry company BRF.
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Which countries consume the greatest volume of poultry meat?

A large population alone is yet to equate to a high volume of meat consumption but, as incomes rise, it will be the largest populations that consume the most poultry meat.
There are no great surprises in which countries rank the highest in terms of the volume of chicken meat consumed annually, but a ranking gives a good idea of where chicken meat consumption may be expected to rise, not least by considering which countries rank low or are absent from the list.
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Foster Farms appoints Dan Huber as CEO

Huber most recently served as the company’s chief operations officer and has a 23-year tenure with company
Foster Farms has appointed Dan Huber to the position of chief executive officer.
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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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New data available on top US egg producers

WATTAgNet yearly updates its data on U.S. egg producers, and a historical report of this data can be purchased.
In addition to information published in the Top Companies database and magazine issue, there is also a spreadsheet available for purchase that lists the 68 leading U.S. egg producers measured by number of laying hens over a five-year span from 2013-2018.
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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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