n AFMA Matrix - Recent animal feed production trends : an overview

Volume 26 Number 3
  • ISSN : 1236-3456
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Maize and soya beans are key ingredients in animal feed production. In the recent past, maize and soya bean production have increased drastically, driven to a large degree by growing demand from the animal feed and biofuel industries. The growth in animal feed demand has been spurred on by an increase in demand for high-protein food – in particular within the growing middle class. Notable growth over the past few years has been in Africa and Asia. We briefly explore the maize and soya bean usage in animal feed production in a global and continental context.

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