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NEWSREVIEW Nutreco acquires two Brazilian feed companies AMERSFOOT, NETHERLANDS - Nutreco announced on Dec. 1 that it has acquired two animal nutrition companies in Brazil. This expansion is in line with its strategy to expand into growth geographies. Fatec Indústria de Nutrição e Saúde Animal Ltda is a Brazilian supplier and producer of premixes and animal health products for broilers, layers, swine and dairy cows. BRNova Sistemas Nutriconais S.A. is a Brazilian supplier of premixes and feed specialties, mainly for poultry and swine. With these two acquisitions, Nutreco increases its presence in Brazil, the third largest animal nutrition market in the world, growing annualized revenues from around €110 million to approximately €185 million. Brazil is a fast-growing economy with annual growth of 4% to 5% in animal nutrition market. The acquisitions give Nutreco greater access in Brazil's southern, central and middle west states, and will broaden its animal species' portfolio to include layers, broilers and swine. They also strengthen Nutreco Brazil's product portfolio with the addition of premixes, animal health products and feed specialties including probiotics. The acquisitions will accelerate Nutreco's strategy to expand sales of globally branded nutritional solutions. "Fatec and BRNova are good strategic zilian business. These companies bring with them strong premix knowhow, strong market positions, expand our product and species portfolio in Brazil and have track records of selling innovative products to their customers," said Knut Nesse, chief Affordable NIR for cereals and seeds State of the art NIR technology allows a continuous spectrum from 950 to 1500nm for high precision Wheat, Barley, Rye, Rape Seed, Corn, Triticale etc. Moisture, Protein, Sedimentation, Gluten, Oil etc. 600ml Sample volume Touchscreen Integrated printer Data transfer via USB, RS232, or TCP/IP-interfaces (appl. avail.) Affordable premium technology for fast and precise quality control. For more information, see Page 122. pansion strategy and our 'Feeding the future' mission." Fatec and BRNova will become part of Nutreco Brazil together with Nutreco Brazil's existing businesses in Brazil, Bell- products for ruminant, swine, poultry and quisition of Fatec and BRNova the total pro forma annualized 2014 revenues of Nutreco Brazil would be approximately €185 million. Transaction details have not been disclosed. For more information, see Page 122. / World Grain / January 2015 Sioux Falls, SD 15

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World Grain - January 2015
Table of Contents
From the Editor-in-chief - China’s land policy an issue for grain
Calendar of Events
International Agro-technological Conference
News review - EBRD makes investments in milling, grain industries
Sosland Publishing relocating company headquarters
Louis Dreyfus restarts CEO search
Nidera acquires terminal in Port of Constanta
Nutreco acquires two Brazilian feed companies
IGP Institute expands program offerings
CGB plans grain terminal
Brazilian port sets new record in grain exports
Barilla launches China market-specific pasta
Interflour acquires Indonesian flour mill
Gruma to build tortilla plant in Russia
Cargill announces additions to board, leadership team
Richardson plans new high throughput elevator
CP investing in its rail network
Kampffmeyer Food becomes GoodMills Innovation
China approves Syngenta’s GMO corn trait
Trimex finalizes purchase of Gruma wheat milling business
Grain Market Review - Oilseeds
Country Focus - Poland
Feature - U.S. flour milling industry ‘resilient'
Feature - Fast-growing industry
Feature - Ardent exec sees ‘vibrant’ industry
Feature - Building a modern milling company
GoodMills Group
Feature - Don't expect bull market in 2015
Feature - GEAPS Exchange 2015
GEAPS Product Showcase
Feature - IAOM MEA celebrates 25th anniversary
Feature - Opinions diverge on ocean rates
Feature - U.S. buying more grain from Canada
Canada-U.S. trade task group re-dedicates itself to mission
Feature - IGC cuts flour export projections
World Grain Weather report - What happened to El Nino drought?
Feature - Johannes Wick interview
Supplier News
World Grain Archive
Ad Index/Reader Information Form International Faxback Program

World Grain - January 2015