Meals / Feeds / Pulses

China’s multi-story hog hotels elevate industrial farms to new levels

China’s multi-story hog hotels elevate industrial farms to new levels

Published 11/05/2018

YAJI MOUNTAIN, China (Reuters) - On Yaji Mountain in southern China, they are checking in the sows a thousand head per floor in high-rise “hog [more…]

Insect farms gear up to feed soaring global protein demand

Insect farms gear up to feed soaring global protein demand

Published 13/04/2018

LANGLEY, British Columbia (Reuters) - Layers of squirming black soldier fly larvae fill large aluminum bins stacked 10-high in a warehouse outside of Vancouver. They [more…]

Trade war backfire: Steel tariff shrapnel hits U.S. farmers

Trade war backfire: Steel tariff shrapnel hits U.S. farmers

Published 13/04/2018

KANE COUNTY, Ill. (Reuters) - Lucas Strom, who runs a century-old family farm in rural Illinois, canceled an order to buy a new $71,000 grain [more…]

Soy source: Brazil’s share of soybean exports to China hits record

Soy source: Brazil’s share of soybean exports to China hits record

Published 25/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File PhotoBEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Brazil’s share of soybean [more…]

China’s COFCO makes painful cuts in drive to lead global food trade

China’s COFCO makes painful cuts in drive to lead global food trade

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: The company logo of China Oil and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO) is seen at its headquarters in Beijing, China, November 3, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File [more…]

Japan starts culling chicken after confirming bird flu outbreak

Japan starts culling chicken after confirming bird flu outbreak

Published 12/01/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s western Kagawa prefecture has begun a cull of 91,000 chickens after the discovery of a highly contagious form of bird flu [more…]

Tyson Foods raises stake in plant-based protein maker Beyond Meat

Tyson Foods raises stake in plant-based protein maker Beyond Meat

Published 08/12/2017

Undated handout photo of the Beyond Meat burger. REUTERS/Beyond Meat/Handout(Reuters) - Tyson Foods (TSN.N), the largest U.S. meat processor, said on Thursday it slightly raised [more…]

Monsanto says Mexico revokes permit to market GMO soy in seven states

Monsanto says Mexico revokes permit to market GMO soy in seven states

Published 24/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Monsanto logo is displayed on a screen where the stock is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in [more…]

Finland baker launches bread made from crushed crickets

Finland baker launches bread made from crushed crickets

Published 23/11/2017

The first mass-delivered bread made of insects are seen at the Finnish food company Fazer bakery in Helsinki, Finland November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Attila CserHELSINKI (Reuters) [more…]

Germany reports outbreak of mild bird flu on farm: OIE

Germany reports outbreak of mild bird flu on farm: OIE

Published 23/11/2017

PARIS (Reuters) - Germany has reported an outbreak of low pathogenic H5N2 bird flu on a farm in the Lower Saxony region in the north [more…]