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FEFAC releases its 2012 Feed & Food statistical Yearbook

Published on 3 January, 2014, Last updated at 08:45 GMT
FEFAC releases its 2012 Feed & Food statistical Yearbook

The European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC) recently finialised, edited and released online it's 2012 edition of the FEFAC statistical yearbook - Feed & Food.

The yearbook revealed that EU-27 countries consumed 470 million tonnes of feedstuff per annum, making it one of the main inputs into livestock production.

In 2012, 153.5m tonnes of compound feed was produced by feed mill in the European Union. This number accounted for 82% of all purchased feedstuffs. Purchases of compound feed amounted, in 2011, to €51 billion.

The Feed & Food 2012 contains a number of data regarding the calendar year 2012 on feed (compound feed production, feed materials consumption, turnover, number of plants, share of feed in intermediate consumption, etc.) and food (meat production, consumption, etc.). It can be downloaded for free from here.


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