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Pestell acquires Pro‐Ag Products, Verus Animal Nutrition

Acquisition further expands Pestell Group’s geographic presence and product portfolio across feed ingredients, feed additives and animal nutrition products
Pestell Group has acquired Pro‐Ag Products and Verus Animal Nutrition through its Pestell Minerals & Ingredients (PMI) business unit.
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Perdue AgriBusiness purchases Hart AgStrong assets

Deal will allow Perdue to fully supply its cooking plants in Perry, Georgia, and Bridgewater, Virginia
Perdue AgriBusiness is pleased to announce it has purchased the assets of Hart AgStrong (AgStrong) for an undisclosed amount. The deal was closed on August 5.
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Phibro Animal Health acquires Osprey Biotechnics

Private company develops and markets innovative microbial products
Phibro Animal Health Corp. has acquired the business and assets of Osprey Biotechnics Inc., a privately held developer and marketer of innovative microbial products.
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Elanco acquires swine vaccine company Prevtec Microbia

Deal supports Elanco’s efforts to build swine portfolio, deliver antibiotic alternatives
Elanco Animal Health Inc. has acquired Montreal-based Prevtec Microbia Inc., a biotechnology startup specializing in the development of vaccines that help prevent bacterial diseases in food animals.
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BRF still interested in mergers, strategic partnerships

Brazil-based company seeks growth in the beef industry
Despite the end to talks about a possible merger between Brazil-based meat companies BRF and Marfrig Global Foods, BRF is still interested in seeking possible mergers or strategic partnerships that would give it a meaningful presence in the beef industry.
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