French feed sector stable despite strict COVID measures

French feed sector stable despite strict COVID measures

French animal feed production experienced a slight decline due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (omersukrugoksu | iStock.com)

French COVID-19 quarantine rules did not restrict 2020 feed production

The French feed industry demonstrates stable production rates in 2020, despite structural market changes due to COVID-19 and shifts in customer habits. As many of its producers prepare for a further expansion in 2021, the government plans to provide EUR1.2 billion (US$1.41 billion) to help the industry better deal with the pandemic and its consequences, including strict quarantine measures and a drop in demand for feed from the local agricultural industry.

Read the full article at: Feed Strategy | September/October 2021