Nutreco collaborates with microbiome expert, BiomEdit, in production of novel feed additives

NETHERLANDS-Nutreco, a Dutch animal nutrition and fish feed company, has entered a long-term research and commercial partnership with microbiome research company BiomEdit to produce novel feed additives-Biome-actives.   Founded in 1994, Nutreco has about 100 production facilities and eight research centers and is present in more than 30 countries, while BiomEdit is a startup founded in April 2022. The partnership…

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Angolan seed production expert Jardins da Yoba expands production to enhance local agricultural output

ANGOLA- Jardins da Yoba, a leading Angolan seed production expert, has announced plans to increase the production of improved maize seeds by expanding planting hectarage to 550. The company, which is also the only certified by the National Seed Service to produce tuber seeds, also intends to plant 200 hectares of reindeer potatoes. In a statement, the company commited to…

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United Petfood strengthens European presence with acquisition of two facilities from Cargill

UK – United Petfood, a Belgium international private-label pet food manufacturer has announced the acquisition of two production facilities of US agri-food company Cargill. One of the acquired sites in the Polish town of Krzepice while the second one is located in Karcag, a large town in Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county, in the Northern Great Plain region of central Hungary. The acquired…

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Montego Pet Nutrition consolidates Gauteng operating units into newly built manufacturing hub

SOUTH AFRICA – Montego Pet Nutrition (Montego), Africa’s largest privately owned pet care manufacturer, has completed construction of its purpose-built facility located in Centurion, Gauteng – South Africa worth R30m (US$1.74m). The new establishment, sitting on a 21,600m2 piece of land features a production hub, storage space, distribution center and offices, and is set to consolidate all three of its…

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Nestle Purina PetCare pursues scope 3 greenhouse gas emission reduction in new partnership with Riceland

US —  Nestle pet care division, Purina PetCare has partnered with US rice miller Riceland Foods in an effort to help rice farmers in the United States transition to environmentally friendly agricultural practices. Under the partnership, Purina will invest more than $1.5 million over four years in the Riceland-Nestle Purina PetCare Sustainable Rice Program. The investment, according to the companies…

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