Poultry Trends - 2016 - 56
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TOP FEED COMPANIES
102 top global livestock
feed companies of 2015
Annual listing tracks companies with compound
feed production of more than 1 million metric tons
BY JACKIE ROEMBKE
Based on this estimate, the featured companies represent
nearly 337 million metric tons of production, or 41.5 percent of the world tonnage in calendar year 2015.
European companies expand
The 2015 edition of the World's Top Feed Companies report,
which is drawn from the exclusive data collected by WATT
Global Media's research team and housed in WATTAgNet.
com's Top Feed Companies database, has identified 102
companies from around the world with compound feed production reaching or exceeding 1 million metric tons.
This year, Feed International's World Feed Panorama
showed world compound feed volumes grew by 1.6 percent over 2014 figures to reach 884 million metric tons.
Unlike in previous years, where Asian companies
charted the most growth, the greatest gains were experienced by European outfits in 2015.
According to EU feed industry association FEFAC,
overall compound feed volumes for the EU 28 reached
157 million metric tons of production in 2015 - only
a .6 percent increase over 2014 tonnage. In contrast, of
European-based companies featured in the 2015 Top
Feed Companies listing, the three featured in the Top
20 charted record growth: ForFarmers (40%), Agrifirm
See all 102 top feed companies featured in Feed International: www.fi-digital.com/201610
www.WATTAgNet.com ❙ 2016
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