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Grain used for feed production trends upwards

Grain used for feed production trends upwards

January 7, 2018 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that Global production of grains in the 2017/18 marketing year, an estimated 2.1 billion tonnes, is intended for human consumption, but also used as a livestock feed and feedstock in bio-ethanol production. At 44 per cent, the largest part of the grain harvests goes into feeding troughs, trending upward. By contrast, […]

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German biodiesel exports climbed in 2017

German biodiesel exports climbed in 2017

December 31, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that between January and September 2017, biodiesel exports climbed around 11% to 1.16 million tons. Just about 94% were shipped to EU-28 countries. This was up 16% from the previous year. The biggest recipient of German biodiesel was the Netherlands with imports seeing a 1.5% rise to 428,000 million tons. Demand […]

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Vegetable oil prices on the rise

Vegetable oil prices on the rise

October 28, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that the vegetable oil price index of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) rose to a seven-month high in September 2017. Above all, the firmer prices for palm and soybean oil contributed to the surge. Asking prices for vegetable oils firmed significantly in the third quarter of […]

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