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2016 world feed production tops 1 billion tonnes

Global feed tonnage in 2016 exceeded 1 billion tonnes for the first time, according to the annual Alltech Global Feed Survey, released on Jan. 25. It is a 3.7% increase over 2015 and represents 19% growth since Alltech’s inaugural survey in 2012, despite a 7% decrease in the number of feed mills. The sixth annual survey covered 141 countries and more than 30,000 feed mills. The results show that the U.S. and China are the…

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Good Practices for the Feed Industry

The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) published this manual together with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in order to support the spreading of good manufacturing practices and higher feed safety standards around the globe. The publication of the Feed Manual is meant to increase safety and feed quality at the production level, both for industrial production and on-farm mixing, with a particular focus on the developing world. The manual provides…

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