Farming News Daily This is the RSS syndication feed for 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). newsroom - Mon, 02 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT 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. newsroom - Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT 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. newsroom - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT 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. Rodney Magowan Press & PR Agency Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT 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. newsroom - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT 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 newsroom - Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 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. newsroom - Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT 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 . newsroom - Sun, 08 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. newsroom - Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. newsroom - Fri, 22 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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 newsroom - Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. newsroom - Thu, 14 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. newsroom - Fri, 30 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 04 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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). Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. newsroom - Fri, 28 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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”. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. 5mpublishing Wed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. 5mpublishing Thu, 06 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 19 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT More bird flu hits poultry industry Another outbreak of H5N1 low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been reported in Lower Saxony. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 18 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Marel at IFFA on 4 May until 9 May IFFA Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 03 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Roaring trade for dairy products Butter and Skimmed Milk Powder contracts are seeing high trading values in a healthy demand market. 5mpublishing Mon, 29 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Cash injection for egg company Ovostar Union has entered into a seven year loan agreement with Landesbank Berlin for €10 million. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 20 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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’. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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). Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Dairy farming In less than two years, input costs have risen 45 per cent on Germany's dairy farms. 5mpublishing Tue, 16 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Where have all the Honeybees gone It has not been a good quarter-century for bees. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Milk quota's Results of the 39th Milk Quota exchange show a price ration decline of four cents per kilogram. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 14 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry and eggs Eggs are traditionally associated with Easter and egg purchases increase by two to three eggs per person during this season. 5mpublishing Fri, 12 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 06 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. 5mpublishing Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT LIMA has dramatically improved the quality in terms of recovered meat texture. Technical Improvements to Coarse Separated Meat. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Bird flu strikes again About 14,000 ducks at a German farm are being slaughtered following a bird flu outbreak. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farmers and wolves Wolves were hunted nearly to extinction in Germany in the 20th century. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 10 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT Bankers out of touch with 50% of food wasted Feeding a growing world population seems impossible without major investment in global agriculture. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 03 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. 5mpublishing Mon, 28 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. newsroom - Sat, 19 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT The potato harvest There have been many reports of poor harvest conditions for UK potatoes this year. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 29 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 25 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. newsroom - Sat, 22 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. newsroom - Sat, 22 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT