Adisseo and Novozymes launch their first probiotic for poultry

The product Alterion is based on beneficial bacteria that improve feed utilization and provide a natural alternative to antibiotic growth promoters on poultry farms.

Adisseo and Novozymes, two global leaders in the animal nutrition and feed additive industry, today announced the launch of their probiotic for poultry, Alterion, on the U.S. market as well as in a number of countries in the Middle East and South East Asia.

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Nutriad excels in EU-funded Campylobacter research project

Campylobacteriosis is among the most common bacterial infections in humans: in the EU alone, the number of cases per year is estimated to be around 9 million. Knowing that the disease is often linked to the consumption of contaminated poultry meat, it is significant that in a recent EU baseline survey, the average prevalence of Campylobacter in broilers and on carcasses was found to be 71% and 76%, respectively.

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NUTRIAD WITH STRONG PRESENCE AT APA CONVENTION

The 2016 APA convention (Asia Pacific Aquaculture) took place in Surabaya from 26th till 29th of April, and surely was the major aquaculture exhibition in South East Asia this year, attracting close to 5,000 participants. The massive presence of Indonesian aquaculturists, including farmers, governmental staff and researchers proved the importance of the aquaculture community in Indonesia. Indonesian aquaculture grew nearly 20% in the last 5 years in hectares in production and over 50% per year in volume produced over the last 10 years.

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Cobb Achieves Approval for ‘Compartment’ Status in UK

The UK farm and hatchery facilities which export Cobb broiler breeding stock globally have been granted ‘GB enhanced compartment’ status — the most stringent requirements for any such operation.  

With the agreement of an importing country, the high standards of biosecurity within a compartment allow breeding stock to be supplied to customers when outbreaks of avian influenza or Newcastle disease in a particular country would normally restrict exports.

The approval by the UK Animal and Plant Heath Agency (APHA) covers the great grandparent and grandparent stock farms of Cobb Europe which extend across East Anglia an

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NUTRIAD GLOBAL CONFERENCE

From May 9th – 13th multinational feed additives producer Nutriad hosted its Global Sales Conference in Rome (Italy). Commercial and technical staff from all over the world joined an interesting line up of speakers and trainers to exchange experiences and learn new insights on providing solutions for animal health and nutrition.

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NUTRIAD INCREASES AQUA FOOTPRINT

Nutriad, multinational feed additives manufacturer, continues to invest in aquaculture as it announced the expansion of its regional aqua teams with the appointments of Mr.Tkangairulappan Gnanamani (Chennai, India) as Aquaculture Manager South Asia and Mr. Bruno Urach (Pernambuco, Brazil) as Sales Manager North East Brazil

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New CEO for Pericoli Asia Pacific: Alberto Grandoni

Pericoli Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Alberto Grandoni as CEO of Pericoli Asia Pacific from January 2016. Alberto, 48, graduated in Electronic Engineering at the University of Genoa and he has a deep knowledge in the field of sales and business development. He gained his experience during his long stay in Asian countries since 1994.

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FuturePresident Announced for Cobb-Vantress

Joel Sappenfield, who has more than 25 years of experience in poultry and prepared foods with Tyson Foods, Inc., will become the next president of Cobb-Vantress, the world’s longest established poultry breeding company.

He will succeed Jerry Moye, who has been president since 2007 and announced earlier this year that he would be retiring in 2017.

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Polyunsaturated Fats in Soybean Oil May Contribute to Heart Health

According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death globally. More than 7 million deaths per year are attributed to coronary heart disease, with unhealthy diets and obesity listed among the major risk factors.

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Nutriad appoints Area Managers China

Multinational feed additive producer Nutriad appointed Eric Han and Hans Bai as Area Managers for the Northern and Central Region. As the company aims to further grow its market share in China, the best talents are invited to be part of the expansion of the Nutriad China team.

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60 Years of Ross and counting…

2016 marks 60 years of success for the Ross® brand in the global poultry industry. Since Chunky Chicks Limited opened their doors in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1956 and expanded to become a part of Ross Group Poultry Division in 1962, the poultry industry has seen a lot of changes, but one constant has been the steady growth of Ross to become the industry leader in the broiler breeder market.  

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Nutriad Supports Aquaculture India 

Aqua India 2016, a bi-annual event organized by the Indian Society of Aquaculture Professionals (SAP), was held this year in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh - January 29-30. Nutriad showed its’ commitment to the Indian Aquaculture Industry through a Gold Sponsorship for the event. The conference focused on the theme of “Indian Aquaculture: Assuming Responsibilities & Adapting to Changes.”

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Nutriad hosts Technical Symposium Brazil

On March 30th Nutriad organized its third annual Technical Symposium in Florianopolis (SC, Brazil). At the event Nutriad experts and external speakers introduced new insights and novel solutions for gut health, feed intake and mycotoxin control. Hosting more than 50 professionals from all over Brazil - including veterinarians; nutritionists, plant managers and farmers – for three days the symposium once more proved an excellent opportunity for industry leaders to learn from experts and from each other.

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Pericoli Group launches MDFX: New Tank-less Gutter System

Pericoli Group is pleased to announce the release of MDFX, an innovative product belonging to the cooling line.

MDFX is made up by stainless steel gutter frames, without any additional external water storage thanks to  a special lower gutter, which serves as a tank. This improved new system is easy to install, permits to avoid all costs related to external tank with additional pipes. 

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