Union Agri Minister inaugurates 28th regional workshop of KVKs in MP

Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar virtually inaugurated the 28th Regional Workshop of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) in Madhya Pradesh. The Government of India is working on a priority for the progress of farmers in the villages and to develop village infrastructure across the c...Read more

Licious raises $192M investment for technology led supply chain transformation  

 Bengaluru-based Licious, a tech-powered, full stacked D2C fresh meat and seafood brand, has announced Series F funding round of $192 million. The round is led by Singapore-headquartered Investment Company Temasek, and Multiples Private Equity. Brunei Investment Agency also participated in the round. Existing...Read more

ICAR-IVRI receives patent for instant soup mix made from spent hen meat

The ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh has received a patent (No. - 370161) for utilisation of spent hen meat for preparation of instant soup mix. The team of inventors include - Dr Palanisamy Gokulakrishnan and Dr Sanjod Kumar Mendiratta of the Livestock Products Technol...Read more

India’s merchandise exports witness growth of 67.39% in May 2021

India’s merchandise exports in May 2021 were USD 32.21 billion, an increase of 67.39 per cent over USD 19.24 billion in May 2020, and an increase of 7.93 per cent over USD 29.85 billion in May 2019. India’s merchandise exports in Apr-May 2021 were USD 62.84 billion, an increase of 112.29 per cent over ...Read more

Boehringer Ingelheim India launches single shot poultry vaccine

    Boehringer Ingelheim India has launched its poultry vaccine VAXXITEK HVT+IBD. An innovative recombinant vaccine, VAXXITEK HVT+IBD is a single shot vaccine, ensuring life-long protection for all types of production chickens, namely broiler, layer and breeder. Designed to build and strengthen a stro...Read more

Suguna Foods introduces summer Mgt techniques for broiler farming

Summers hit us hard and birds are no exception to the heat. Birds do not have sweat glands and have their heat managing mechanisms. In general, chickens can withstand the thermoneutral zone of 18 to 28° C. High temperatures above 29°C leads to heat stress. Body temperature for a domestic fowl is between 40...Read more

Consider Pastures embraces regenerative farming practices

Consider Pastures has embraced regenerative farming practices, is now available for conscious consumers prioritising products that are both good for the land and good for animals. Consider Pastures breaks from the factory farming model and produces its pasture-raised eggs on small family farms, guided by the tenet...Read more

Centre approves Rs10,900 Cr for creation of global food manufacturing champions

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Central Sector Scheme - ‘Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Food Processing Industry (PLISFPI)’ to support creation of global food manufacturing champions commensurate with India's natural resource endowment and support Indi...Read more

SAFM to participate in Consumer & Retail Technology Conference 2021

US based Sanderson Farms Inc. (SAFM) , the third largest poultry producer recently announced that management will participate in the BofA Securities 2021 Consumer & Retail Technology Conference to be held March 9-10, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this forum will be held in a virtual format only. Th...Read more

Tyson Foods partners with Malayan Flour Mills Berhad to expand poultry business

Tyson Foods, Inc. and Malayan Flour Mills Berhad have recently announced a partnership in which Tyson Foods will invest in the Malaysia-based company’s vertically integrated poultry business, which will add more supply flexibility for both companies. The transaction is subject to approval by the shareholders...Read more

Kemin Industries launches KemTRACE Chromium-OR for livestock & poultry

 Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer, has recently launched KemTRACE® Chromium-OR – an organic-compliant chromium propionate feed ingredient for use in swine, cattle, broiler and horse diets. KemTRACE Chromium-OR is a highly bioavailable, organic-compliant source of chromium propiona...Read more

US FDA-CVM to consider usage of hemp in commercial animal feed

The Hemp Feed Coalition (HFC) has recently announced the first submission for hemp to become an approved animal feed ingredient has been put forward for consideration by the Association of American Feed Control Officials and the US Food and Drug Association- Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA-CVM). Once approved...Read more