World feed output grows by 3%

The latest global survey from the feed and feed additive manufacturer Alltech – the eighth in its annual series – estimates that world feed production rose 3% in 2018 to total 1.103 billion tonnes. The Alltech 2019 Global Feed Survey is based on the company’s...

Alltech opens new UK offices

Alltech officially opened its new UK headquarters building in Stamford, Lincolnshire last week. It says the expanded facility will accommodate its growth. The company has occupied the site since 1988, but took the decision to demolish the existing building in 2015 and...

Beef specialist for Alltech

Alltech has appointed Seth Wareing to the post of beef business manager for the UK. In his new post, Mr Wareing will work closely with beef producers to improve on-farm productivity and efficiency. Mr Wareing joins Alltech from meat processor ABP, where he worked in...

Microbiome focus for future animal health

Anizome is a US start-up business formed to focus on the animal microbiome as a way of enhancing livestock and pet animal health, while reducing the use of conventional treatments such as antibiotics.The business is backed by three investors: Stonehaven Consulting,...

Pearse Lyons RIP

AgriTrade News is sad to report the death of Dr Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech, due to complications following heart surgery. He was 73. Born in Ireland, Dr Lyons moved to the US in the late 1970s to use his expertise in fermentation technology to...