Feed production in Africa drops by 3.86% in 2022 due to depressed output in Kenya, Egypt, and Nigeria: 2023 Alltech Agri-Food Outlook

AFRICA –  Africa experienced a decrease of 3.86% in feed tonnage (-1.718 MMT), mainly because of reductions reported in Egypt, Morocco, Kenya and Nigeria, the 2023 Alltech Agri-Food Outlook has revealed. South Africa, on the other hand, saw an increase of more than 2%, and Namibia also reported higher feed tonnage in 2022, indicating the report which is now in…

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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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