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Posted on: 2010-04-10


Feed market statistical information

 

Brief International market feed facts

• total world feed output is approximately 614 million tonnes

• 4 countries produce 430 million tonnes (or 70% of the world's industrial feed output)

• 10 countries produce 85%

• 50 countries produce 90%

• some 3800 feedmills produce over 80% of all compound feed produced

• 10 largest companies globally produce 65 million tonnes

Source: IFIF

The feed industry is an essential partner of the rural economy of the EU

• 150 million tonnes of feed materials

• 150 million tonnes of compound feed

• employing 110,000 people

• 4,500 feed units located in rural areas

• total value of 40 billion €

 

Feed industry enables to safely feed every year:

• 6 billion broilers

• 370 million laying hens

• 260 million pigs

• 90 million bovines and

• 100 million sheep & goats

 

and provides the 490 million EU-citizens with:

• 130 million hectoliters of safe milk

• 45 million tonnes of safe meat and

• 6 million tonnes of safe eggs

Source: FEFAC

Fact 1 ________________________________________________________________

30% of the current world algal production is sold for animal feed applications. 50% of the current world production of Arthrospira is used as feed supplement.

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You can find more information on Feed Industry Statistics in:

http://www.ifif.org/global_stats1.php

http://www.fefac.org/statistics.aspx