The EU is the second-largest consumer of feed raw materials in the world, after China. Grain makes up the largest part of feed in the EU, accounting for about 70%, followed by about 25% oil meals. The EU accounts for around 20-25% of all grain used worldwide for feeding. Europe’s Compound Feed Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.3% during the upcoming five years.
The EU’s strongest market segments are pig feed, followed by poultry and cattle. The market is witnessing favorable trends, such as rising demand for high protein diets. Animal disease outbreaks around the world have resulted in increased concern over meat quality and safety and are driving the growth of feed for better animal health and disease protection.
Virtual market briefing on opportunities and trends in Europe’s feed ingredient markets, led by local USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) staff from various markets.
Opportunity to meet one-on-one with FAS staff.
Virtually meet one-on-one with European feed ingredient importers
(We will invite buyers from countries such as Germany, Benelux, France, Spain, Poland, Bulgaria, and Denmark, among others, to participate in the one-on-one meetings.)
Products of Interest (non-GMO)
Specialty grains, seeds, and pulses (Chickpeas, spelt, peas, sorghum, high protein soybean, horsebeans, lupins, flax seed)
Byproducts, Additives, Supplements (Dextrose, Proteins, Amino Acids, Vitamins, Mineral Mixtures)
Plant and Animal Meals (Corn meal, Wheat meal, Soybean meal, Rapeseed meal, Sunflower meal, Locus bean meal, Lamb meat and bone meal, turkey meat meal, Fish meal)
Pellets (Apple, Grass, Sunflower meal)
*Grains/commodities (DDGs could be an interesting addition as especially dairy farmers are looking into it for its high protein content.
* When it comes to grains like corn, wheat, barley etc., they are also of interest however, there is a solid existing EU production for commodities and crops are expected to be better this year. Still, there is of course regular demand for these kinds of commodities depending on price and availability, but they should be non-GMO.
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