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Bühler sees a marked rise in order intake
4 hours ago
The Bühler Technology Group received orders worth CHF 1309 million in the first half-year of 2014. This is a substantial and purely organic increase of 12% over a year ago. With CHF 1031 million, sales revenues were slightly below the value of the previous year.
This positive development is primarily attributable to the revival of the North and South American markets and the continuing stable growth in the emerging markets of China and India. Almost all business units contributed to growth. Bühler expects additional potential order.. Full Story »
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New feed mill to help boost S.African agriculture and agro-processing sectors
6 hours ago
Last week Astral Foods opened launched their new 40,000 ton per month feed mill, Meadow feeds mill, in Standerton, Mpumalanga. Construction started in October 2012, with the new feed mill now becoming the 7th feed mill the company operates in South Africa. The company produces 1.3 millions tonnes of animal feed manufactured a year. The Standerton feed mill has a design capacity of 80 tons per hour or 40 000 tons per month and has been designed and built with ample spare capacity to facilitate expansion of the poultry business in .. Full Story »

Cargill Indonesia launches Immuno Brooster
4 days ago
Cargill Indonesia recently launched a new broiler pre-starter feed called 'Immuno Brooster' in Jakarta. Immuno Brooster is a chicken feed specially designed with nutrients that are easily digested and designed to help build immunity and cell growth in chicks. Aimed at chicks in the crucial stage of growth in the early period after hatching. The compound pelleted feed will improve the immunity and nutrition for the birds. Trials conducted by Cargill proved that the short cut pellet gives better results in terms of fee.. Full Story »
Aquaculture park proposed for Albany, Indiana
1 week ago
A central Indiana county is working on plans for a 60-acre aquaculture park in hopes of attracting more business connected with fish production. The proposal comes after the opening of Bell Aquaculture's aquafeed mill plant at the start of this month. The park is being proposed to be located in the Delaware County town of Albany next to Bell Aquaculture, which has the capacity to produce more than 2 million lbs of fish a year in its indoor tanks. "It's the first aquaculture park in the state that we know of," said T.. Full Story »
Miratorg to upgrade Ivnyansky feed mill, increasing capacity by 30%
1 week ago
Miratorg, the largest producer of feed in Russia, invest 380 million rubles (USD$11 million) to increase plant capacity at their Ivnyansky feed mill by 30% (to 340,000 tonnes per year). Miratorg is actively developing its Feed Division with the strategy of increasing the production of basic types of meat: poultry, pork, beef. Miratorg Agribusiness Holding currently operates 4 fodder plants in Belgorod and Bryansk regions with a total production capacity of 1.46 million tonnes, which currently meets all the feed requirements .. Full Story »
KG Group sets sights on EU
1 week ago
Compound feed producers AB KG Group have announced its intentions to continue to invest in order to make its business more independent of Customs Union countries. It company aims to breakthrough into European Union markets, which while less profitable than the East are more stable with less risk. The group of companies plans for the next few years include the development and modernisation of its facilities at a cost of more than 100 million. Lt (USD$40 million). The major projects are already underway, the Vilniaus poultry farm along.. Full Story »
Former VP's feed mill nears completion
2 weeks ago
Former Vice President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has turned his focus to agriculture and is currently set to launch a feed mill factory in outskirt of Yola, Adamawa state. Work is almost done on the feed mill, with arrangements currently being made with local farmers for feedstock production. "We must lead by example, and drive local investment. I'm currently in the farm, inspecting progress with the feed mill. We're almost done!" Atiku Abubakar said. Abubakar stated that there are curre.. Full Story »
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