Our stories

Converting food waste to animal feed using the magic of insects

AB Agri and Livalta are currently working with our partners at the “Insectrial Revolution” project to explore the viability of black soldier fly (BSF) for use in commercial fish feed.

What does COP26 mean for AB Agri and the agricultural sector?

Now the dust has settled on COP26, it has been possible to reflect on how it will impact both our business and the wider agricultural sector…

AB Agri helps to address worldwide training gap with new feed safety academy

AB Agri has partnered with GMP+ International to launch a new online training academy for feed chain professionals to improve safety in the global feed industry.

AB Agri and Intralytix investigating use of bacteriophages as natural alternative to antibiotics for animal health applications

We have partnered with US biotechnology company Intralytix to explore the use of bacteriophages – the natural viruses of bacteria – in animal feed as an alternative to antibiotics and other drugs.

AB Neo launches first nutritional alternative to therapeutic zinc for pigs

Our neonate nutrition business, AB Neo, has introduced a new range of starter diets for piglets ahead of next June’s ban on therapeutic zinc in feed into the UK market via Primary Diets.

COP26 announcements on deforestation welcome, but reduction already underway

We welcome the announcement from COP26 that more than 100 countries have agreed to end and reverse deforestation by 2030. However, it has been disappointing to see farmers highlighted in the media as significant contributors to deforestation. Discussions in the press about the use of soya in animal feed assume most of it is sourced from deforested areas. That’s simply not the case.

Getting the right ingredients for a successful business – Clare’s story

Our nutritionists play a vital role in helping us meet the needs of our customers across the AB Agri family, so we thought it would be good to introduce some of them to you, starting with Clare McCafferty, an equine nutritionist at Premier Nutrition.

Supporting sustainable supply chains

The East African branch of Bolloré Transport & Logistics, which provides logistics and value-added warehousing services to manufacturers in the food and beverage industry, is joining the VIVE programme, designed to support companies in creating sustainable supply chains.

Ground-breaking exploration into producing single cell protein from CO2 and hydrogen

Our responsible proteins business, Livalta, aims to improve global food production. This means improving the performance of feed and food protein ingredients and finding more responsible ways to produce them.