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Egg Protein Market to Expand at a CAGR of 4.3% over 2018-2026 as Bakery Industry Develops

  • 20 Nov, 2019
  • United States

Albany, New York: Egg proteins are used in various industries such as functional beverages, dietary supplements, sports & infant nutrition, prepared food, bakery & confectionery, pharmaceuticals, personal care products, dairy & desserts, meat analogues, breakfast cereals, and protein and nutrition bars.  The use of egg protein is increasing rapidly in sports nutrition, as such, pushing the growth of the global egg protein market.   Rising Health and Wellness Conscious

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Karnataka Poultry Farmers and Breeders Association Elects New President

  • 29 Aug, 2019
  • India

  Dr. Sushanth Rai of Raison Nutrition, Mangalore has been elected as the President of the Karnataka Poultry Farmers and Breeders Association (KPFBA) for the term 2019-2021 at the Association’s Annual General Body Meeting held in Bangalore. The other office bearers are Mr. S.N.Raghunath (Vice President); Dr. Anjan Goswami (General Secretary); Dr. H.R.Halambi (Treasurer) and Dr. Arshan Saheed, Mr. Vincent Cutinha, Dr. Bhoopathi, Mr. Prasanna and Mr. Narendra Pasuparthy (Managing

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China July soybean imports from Argentina increase 328% on month amid trade tensions with US

  • 29 Aug, 2019
  • China

Amid trade tensions with the US, China’s July soybean imports from Argentina increased 328% month on month and 269% year on year to 1.07 million mt, according to customs data. The focus in China might turn to Argentinian soybeans, world’s third largest soybean exporter, as Brazilian inventories are expected to deplete in the coming months, sources said. China’s soybean imports from Brazil in July totaled 6.42 million mt, up 17% month on month, the data showed. Other ma

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Poultry farm owners in eastern UP losing a rupee on each egg they produce

  • 27 Aug, 2019
  • India

Farmers blamed increased costs of feed as well as those of power, transportation, labour and medicines for the losses Poultry farm owners in eastern Uttar Pradesh want the state government to intervene quickly and save their businesses, which they say are suffering due to a number of factors. The primary reason being cited is the increase in minimum support price (MSP) of maize and soya bean, which are used as poultry feed. Other causes include an increase in the cost of electricity, trans

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Rajasthan poultry farmers meet to discuss poultry crises

  • 17 Jul, 2019
  • India

16 July 2019, All Rajasthan poultry farmers society held a meeting in Ajmer club to discuss the current poultry crises. The meeting was presided over by Dr. Raj Kumar Jaipal. He told poultry provides employment to lakhs of people in the state and egg is the purest form of natural nutrition containing essential vitamins, mineral and calcium. He further told that a egg rate committee has been formed which will suggest daily Ajmer egg rate and day-today problems of the farmers. Other me

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Chhattisgarh govt faces backlash over proposing to include egg in midday meals

  • 17 Jul, 2019
  • India

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], July 15 (ANI): The Chhattisgarh government's proposal of including egg in the Midday Meal Scheme to fight malnourishment among children is facing a backlash from several social organisations and the opposition BJP. Among the most vocal opponents of the move are the followers of Kabir Panth in the state. After they protested against the plan, the government reached out to the group through a committee of ministers. However, no solution was found. Day

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Chhattisgarh may send midday meal eggs to kids’ home- Times of India

  • 17 Jul, 2019
  • India

RAIPUR: The controversy over eggs in midday meals boils over, the Congress government in Chhattisgarh has come up with a win-win proposal — home-deliver the eggs to those who want it, instead of serving them in school. This home service will be launched in the event parents-teachers committees choose against serving eggs in school and anganwadi centres, says an order issued by state government.  School education department principal secretary Gaurav

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GOI gives some relief to poultry industry by allowing 4 lakh MT of maize import.

  • 09 Jul, 2019
  • India

09 July 2019, New Delhi. Ministry of Commerce & Industry has given some relief to the Indian poultry industry by allowing 4 lakh MT of maize under TRQ scheme 2019-20. Customs duty of 15% will be levied and only actual users can take benefit fo the scheme. The scheme is not for the traders as mentioned in the notification.

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Punjab plans to incentivise switch from paddy to maize cultivation

  • 08 Jul, 2019
  • India

Punjab’s Agriculture Department has launched a campaign to bring 2 lakh hectares of land under maize cultivation—up from the current 1.08 hectares. This it hopes will lead to production of 7,60,000 metric tonnes of maize (corn)—3,46,000 metric tonnes more than last year,    Unlike paddy, maize is not a water guzzler—a fact that is particularly significant for a state like Punjab, where groundwater tables are categorised as “over-exploited”. &n

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TN govt annonuces ₹186 cr relief package for maize farmers

  • 05 Jul, 2019
  • India

The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday announced a ₹186 crore relief package for maize farmers affected by infestation of the Fall Army Worm, a pest found to attack corn crops. Chief Minister K Palaniswami said the worm infestation has affected over 2.20 lakh hectares of maize crop out of the 3.55 lakh hectares in 17 districts of the State in 2018. Making a suo motu statement in the State Assembly, he said this issue has affected 2.93 lakh farmers in 17 districts and announced a reli

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