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Dialogue with experts at Poultry Health Conference

April 16, 2019

At Asian Agribiz’s Poultry Health Conference 2019, delegates will have greater access to speakers at a ‘meet-the-speaker’ cocktail party immediately after Day 1 of the conference. More opportunities for learning are offered during session discussions and extended panel discussions. The conference will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 7-8 May 2019 at the Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok.

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Taiwan develops ASF rapid test kit

April 16, 2019

Excelsior Bio-System Inc (EBS), a Taiwanese biotechnology company, has announced that its rapid test kit for African swine fever (ASF) has been recognized by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), making it the first such test provider in Asia.

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Singapore and Malaysia farms certified humane

April 16, 2019

Two Singaporean and one Malaysian farm are among the first in Southeast Asia to receive the Certified Humane label by American non-profit organization Humane Farm Animal Care.

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Vissan plans for pork supply amidst ASF outbreak

April 16, 2019

Vissan JSC has predicted that pork prices in Vietnam will rise, as supply shrinks.

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Bangladesh struggles to control use of antibiotics

April 16, 2019

A study in Bangladesh has found that 50% of poultry feed samples collected from 14 brands, in four districts in the country to be laced with antibiotics.

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Malaysia contemplates tax incentives for agriculture

April 15, 2019

Malaysia plans to introduce tax incentives for farming and agricultural companies to increase its self-sufficiency level (SSL) for dairy-based products.

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Sentra Food targets 23% sales growth in 2019

April 15, 2019

Indonesian meat processor Sentra Food Indonesia targets its sales this year to grow 23% year-on-year to USD 10.6 million.

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Indian Buffalo exports drop in April

April 15, 2019

Indian buffalo exports between February-April have dropped by 9.6% from a year ago, according to figures published by the Indian Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority.

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Malaysia’s QSR shelves IPO plans

April 15, 2019

QSR Brands has shelved plans for an IPO that could have raised as much as USD 370 million as potential local investors balked at its valuations.

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Japfa promotes halal offerings

April 15, 2019

Japfa Comfeed Indonesia recently exhibited at the Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS) in Kuala Lumpur. Rachmat Indrajaya, Corporate Affairs Director, said Japfa introduced its halal products at MIHAS. “We want to open partnership opportunities with partners from different countries,” he said. Japfa has exported halal products to the US, the Netherlands, UAE, the Philippines, UK, and many more. The products include Tokusen wagyu beef, Ichi No Ji unagi, processed tilapia and shrimp under the Japfa Prime Seafood brand.

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Health, nutrition and the pig’s immune system

April 12, 2019

A healthy immune system is key good pig production performance, and the interplay between nutrition and health affects immunity. At the 2019 Pig Feed Quality Conference, Tony Edwards of Ace Livestock Consulting Pty Ltd will discuss how nutrition & health influence immunity.

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Indian government allows corn imports

April 12, 2019

The Indian Directorate General of Foreign Trade issued a notice last week allowing for the import of 100,000 mt of feed grade corn into the country.

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Indonesian corn production in 2019 predicted at 12.1mt

April 12, 2019

Indonesian Corn Board expects 2019 corn production to reach 12.1mt, with prices ranging from USD 0.23-0.42/kg.

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NPPC cancels expo over ASF fears

April 12, 2019

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) in the US has decided to cancel this year’s World Pork Expo as caution against the African swine fever (ASF) which continues to spread in Asia.

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Malaysian halal food for Japan

April 12, 2019

The 2020 Olympic Games in Japan will bring halal food consumers into the country and Malaysian investors will get in on the action too.

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