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Monday 02 February 2015

Germany

The Future of Reefer Logistics and its Complexity

The world fruit and vegetables market is expected to exceed $735 billion by 2015, representing 25% growth over five years. By 2015, the market is predicted to reach over 690 million tons in volume, up 5% compared with 2010. Exports of fruit and vegetables generate around $45 billion, reports the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO).

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Tuesday 11 November 2014

Germany

FWexpo International Exhibitions 2015

IFWexpo Heidelberg GmbH is one of the leading trade fair organisers worldwide in the agrifood sector. They are engaged mainly in Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus but offer new market places as well such as Morocco, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia and – for the first time in 2015 – Spain.

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Friday 24 October 2014

Germany

World Nutrition Forum: Dramatic change needed for sustainability

Top minds from academia, business and the NGO sectors gathered to discuss the future of animal production and sustainability at the BIOMIN-sponsored World Nutrition Forum 2014 in Munich.

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Monday 20 October 2014

Germany

Eurotier launch for walk through feedstation

HANSKAMP launch a unique new concept in Feedstations at the EuroTier 2014 event in Hanover from 11-14 November.

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Monday 22 September 2014

Germany

SCHOTT and Algatechnologies Join R&D Forces

2014—SCHOTT AG and Algatechnologies Ltd. (Algatech), have signed an R&D agreement to strengthen their partnership following a successful one-year study at Algatech’s algae production facility.

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Wednesday 12 February 2014

Germany

Berlin Fruit Logistica : An opportunity to RE-THINK the logistics of perishables

Easyfresh, the only world’s neutral reefer logistics supplier will play a key role in the “old and new” markets in the years to come

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Germany

Paradise Fruits Spearheads Global Fruit Snacking growth at Biofach 2014

World-leading German companies Paradise Fruits Solutions and Paradise Fruits Freeze-Dried (Paradiesfrucht) have a clear vision to be the global partner of choice for fruit ingredients and snack solutions – but to achieve this the business knows that it must stay ahead of market trends and be able to anticipate the next phase of consumer habits and motivations.

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Sunday 08 December 2013

Germany

WIMEX CEO Gerhard Wagner awarded the Federal Cross of Merit

Gerhard Wagner , founder and CEO of in Baasdorf (Saxony- Anhalt) based company WIMEX Agricultural Products Import & Export GmbH , has been awarded by the German President Joachim Gauck with the Order of Merit of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany .

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Friday 06 December 2013

Germany

De-Mixing Impossible: Mix-Pipe has been Ensuring Feed Quality for Ten Years

An efficient feeding technology is core component of modern pig managements. At the same time, it is essential that also in complex pipe systems the consistency of the liquid feed remains identical so that the feed components cannot separate from each other.

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Friday 22 November 2013

Germany

CEJA holds working group on young farmers’ day at Agritechnica with new partner Massey Ferguson

On 14 November 2013, CEJA, the European Council of Young Farmers, held a working group on the subject of “Innovation in Agriculture: Young Farmers are the Future” at Agritechnica in Hannover, Germany – the biggest agricultural machinery fair in the world. The working group, attended by 50 young farmers from across Europe, followed an announcement made earlier on in the week launching a new partnership between CEJA and Massey Ferguson.

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Friday 15 November 2013

Germany

LycoRed Expends Natural Beta-Carotene Production Capacity

LycoRed, Israel, announces the expansion of production capacity of its natural beta-carotene colouring line in response to the growing demand of food and beverage companies in the US, West Europe and Asia-Pacific. LycoRed will showcase Intense®, its new line of formulations of natural beta-carotene colours, at the FiE show, November 19-21, Frankfurt, booth No. 91F21

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Thursday 14 November 2013

Germany

Naturex’s 100% fruit & vegetable powders offer clean-label indulgence

Naturex is to highlight sweet & savoury product applications that offer ‘permissible indulgence’, using its NAT F&V™ 100% fruit & vegetable powders at the forthcoming Food Ingredients Europe 2013.

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Friday 30 August 2013

Germany

SF3 – The Ergonomic Alternative to the Rocker-Type Pen

The Lower Saxonian equippers of pig houses, WEDA Dammann & Westerkamp, have developed the new self-catching pen SF3, which is available as of now. The pen does not require mechanical suspension and can be employed as a retrofit system for the predecessor, SF1.

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Thursday 04 July 2013

Germany

Feed additives for the USA

Phytobiotics Feed Additives, specialising in research, development and sales of quality feed additives for livestock and pets with an emphasis in swine and poultry has established Phytobiotics North America LLC with headquarters in Wentzville, Missouri.

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Wednesday 03 July 2013

Germany

German poultry processor Wiesenhof Holte invest in Meyn scalders

Since its introduction three years ago, Meyn’s 100th jet stream scalder has been delivered to German poultry processor Wiesenhof Holte (part of the PHW Gruppe).

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Friday 28 June 2013

Germany

WELTEC Biomethane Plant in Arneburg Feeds in Gas

From the economic, ecological and technological perspective, biomethane is the energy source of tomorrow. The commissioning of the biomethane refinery in Arneburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, underlines this statement. The plant, which reflects the entire know-how of the industry, stands in stark contrast to the abandoned nuclear power plant building site next door, a vivid reminder of an era of conventional energy production.

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Tuesday 25 June 2013

Germany

Promoting British farming

The tour is designed to “highlight Britain’s rich culture and deep history, as well as its business-friendly economy, cutting edge innovation and excellence in education”.

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Wednesday 12 June 2013

Germany

Dairy farmers not happy

Dairy farmers from across Europe descended on Berlin to protest against Germany’s continued lack of support for voluntary production cuts.

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Tuesday 11 June 2013

Germany

Farmers evacuate in floods

Thousands of people left their homes in eastern Germany on Sunday as a dam burst on the swollen River Elbe and swathes of farmland were flooded in an attempt to spare towns, with meteorologists forecasting more rain.

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Germany

Feeding poultry

Improved feed conversion and the selective use of cereal types containing high amounts of NSP are the key factors to reduce the feed costs.

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Thursday 06 June 2013

Germany

Dairy farming

After returning from milk talks and dialogues around the EU agricultural policy, German Farmers Association (DBV) President, Joachim Rukwied restated his opposition to milk market controls.

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Sunday 19 May 2013

Germany

Farm investment in South Africa

Germany remains an important agricultural investment partner for South Africa - Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson said on Monday.

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Saturday 18 May 2013

Germany

More bird flu hits poultry industry

Another outbreak of H5N1 low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been reported in Lower Saxony.

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Friday 03 May 2013

Germany

Marel at IFFA on 4 May until 9 May

Tuesday 30 April 2013

Germany

The history of Aldi Supermarkets

With its origins in the frugal economy of post-war Germany, it’s little wonder that Aldi has become the destination store for hard-pressed Irish shoppers in search of a bargain. Kyran Fitzgerald looks at the building of a retail empire.

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Monday 29 April 2013

Germany

Roaring trade for dairy products

Butter and Skimmed Milk Powder contracts are seeing high trading values in a healthy demand market.

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Tuesday 23 April 2013

Germany

Dr. Kerstin Reiners and her new position at PIC, a supplier of genetic improvement.

Dr. Kerstin Reiners has started her new position at PIC, a supplier of genetic improvement.

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Saturday 20 April 2013

Germany

Cash injection for egg company

Ovostar Union has entered into a seven year loan agreement with Landesbank Berlin for €10 million.

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Wednesday 17 April 2013

Germany

Farm safety

According to the German Farmers Association (DBV) a comprehensive dairy policy is required to offer farmers protection at times of ‘severe price collapses’.

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Germany

Still reeling from the recent egg scandal

“Consumers should be able to recognise at first glance from which country an egg comes from and in which system it was produced, even when this concerns processed eggs’’, says Dr. Bernd Diekmann, Chairman of the Association of German Eggs (BDE) and Vice President of the Association of German Poultry Industry (ZDG).

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Tuesday 16 April 2013

Germany

Dairy farming

In less than two years, input costs have risen 45 per cent on Germany's dairy farms.

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Germany

Where have all the Honeybees gone

It has not been a good quarter-century for bees.

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Sunday 14 April 2013

Germany

Milk quota's

Results of the 39th Milk Quota exchange show a price ration decline of four cents per kilogram.

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Friday 12 April 2013

Germany

Poultry and eggs

Eggs are traditionally associated with Easter and egg purchases increase by two to three eggs per person during this season.

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Saturday 06 April 2013

Germany

Egg scandal far from over

German prosecutors are not gaining any momentum in their investigation on a recent egg scandal concerning the intentional mislabeling of eggs as free range.

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Sunday 03 March 2013

Germany

Egg fraud

According to The Local, it appears that millions of eggs had been sold under false pretences over the last few years, exploiting the willingness of some customers to pay extra for produce from more humanely kept birds.

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Friday 01 March 2013

Germany

New free range egg scandal

00 farms are suspected of selling eggs from hens kept in overcrowded conditions under the organic label as they cost 10 cents more than standard ones.

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Thursday 28 February 2013

Germany

Poultry farm scandal

Following the recent dioxin crisis, 150 poultry farms in Germany are now being investigated by health officials on suspicion of flouting the rules for free-range egg production.

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Tuesday 26 February 2013

Germany

LIMA has dramatically improved the quality in terms of recovered meat texture.

Technical Improvements to Coarse Separated Meat.

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Germany

Still flogging the salmonell snake oil

An article published by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University in Belgium, titled ‘Salmonella control in live pigs and at slaughter’ looked at the most important control measures in the primary phase of pig production as well as during transport, lairage and along the slaughter line.

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Monday 25 February 2013

Germany

Disgrace of German pig farmers

Pregnant sows kept alone in small cages for months, unable to lie down or turn around: the EU estimates a third of German pig farmers are not observing its animal protection laws.

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Thursday 21 February 2013

Germany

Bird flu strikes again

About 14,000 ducks at a German farm are being slaughtered following a bird flu outbreak.

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Sunday 10 February 2013

Germany

Farmers and wolves

Wolves were hunted nearly to extinction in Germany in the 20th century.

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Sunday 03 February 2013

Germany

Bankers out of touch with 50% of food wasted

Feeding a growing world population seems impossible without major investment in global agriculture.

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Monday 28 January 2013

Germany

Farmers boost to economy

Despite a gross domestic product of 160 billion euros and employing 5 million people the German agri-food industry still has much to achieve, this was the message of the German Farmers Association (DBV) at Green Week, the International food production fair on Friday.

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Saturday 19 January 2013

Germany

Two-fold benefits of lower protein level in broiler production

Lowering the level of protein - one of the most expensive raw materials for the future - is paying off for more broiler producers across Europe, according to James Truscott, director of Cobb Germany.

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Saturday 29 December 2012

Germany

The potato harvest

There have been many reports of poor harvest conditions for UK potatoes this year.

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Tuesday 25 December 2012

Germany

More rapeseed planted

Rapeseed output in the European Union, the world’s largest producer of the oilseed used in cooking and biofuels, may increase to a four-year high after German farmers planted more crops.

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Saturday 22 December 2012

Germany

IFIF signs offical cooperation agreement with the world

The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) has today signed an official Cooperation Agreement with the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). The agreement aims to facilitate and strengthen cooperation between the two organizations, in particular with the regards to the prevention and management of infectious diseases, including zoonotic disease, as well as the support for the development, updating and implementation of OIE standards and guidelines. The cooperation further aims to strengthen linkages between feed safety and food safety.

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Germany

Ross Middle East Africa Association Convenes in Challenging Times

Ross Middle East and Africa Association (RMEAA) members gathered together in Berlin to listen to a number of select speakers on the global poultry industry. An important highlight of the meeting was given by Dr. Santiago Avendano, Director of Global Genetics who provided a product update on the Ross 308 and a review of Aviagen genetic developments and achievements.

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