After growing 3% to 4% annually for several decades, feed output only grew 2.6% annually and a mere 0.9% in 2021, to 1.187.8 billion tonnes. Moreover, following a decade of livestock diseases cherry-topped by last year's COVID-19 lockdowns, 2021 looks mericless to feed milling's bottom line: From a COVID-19 induced low ...
Chinese and Southeast Asian feed mills have undergone considerable consolidation and productivity increases. With COVID-19 intensifying competitive pressure, the rest of the world will follow.
Lacto-ovo vegetarianism and diverse demography make for regional feed and livestock disparities. Southern India's meat and fish consumption resembles that of Indonesia. Red meat consuming northern India is an agribusiness extension of neighboring Muslim nations.