Jul 31

China's Feed Production Expanding, Streamlining

China's Feed Production Expanding, Streamlining
China has emerged as the world’s top feed producer, and its increasing production levels put it on track to become the dominant source of feed in years to come. Aidan Connolly, Vice President of Alltech, takes a look at the issues facing feed companies in China as they expand and modernize.
 

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Jul 19

No Silver Bullet When it Comes to Managing Milk Quality

No Silver Bullet When it Comes to Managing Milk Quality

According to the National Mastitis Council the cost of poor milk quality is not cheap. The average case of mastitis costs a farmer $184, with two-thirds of that amount being due to loss in milk production. 

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May 21

The Importance of Brand Transparency: Lessons from Dominos Pizza

The Importance of Brand Transparency: Lessons from Dominos Pizza

“You no longer own your brand.” Dominos know this more than most after they experienced what you could call a classic example of a social media crisis when two employees from a North Carolina Domino's location uploaded a scandalous video on YouTube.

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May 21

Branding Food

Branding Food GLIMPSE the Future at Alltech Symposium

Food producers face a rapidly changing world, filled with both opportunities and challenges. Global increases in beef demand. Increasing numbers of regulatory governing bodies in the food chain. Raised cynicism among consumers regarding food safety and traceability in light of “Horsegate” and other similar problems. There is much to consider. The ability of groups to effectively brand and differentiate themselves is key, agreed panelists during Monday’s Food I session.

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