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102 companies
rise to the top in 2018
Report highlights global compound animal feed manufacturers
producing volumes more than 1 million metric tons in 2018
JACKIE ROEMBKE

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n 2018, 102 global animal
feed manufacturers achieved
Top Feed Company status
by meeting or exceeding 1
million metric tons of compound
feed production, according
to WATTAgNet.com's Top
Companies database. The 2019
Top Feed Companies report and
the rankings of last year's largest
global feed producers were
derived from the exclusive feed
industry data compiled by WATT
Global Media's research team.
To capture the most accurate
information, Feed Strategy's annual
Top Feed Companies analysis
focuses on the previous calendar
year's compound feed volumes.
The figures presented in the
2019 Top Feed Companies report
are a reflection of the global feed
industry's expansion and broader
animal protein production trends.

To drill down deeper into the factors that shaped
this listing, historical data and the company profiles
of more than 200 feed producers worldwide, visit
the WATTAgNet.com's full Top Feed Companies
database: www.WATTAgNet.com/directories/81
Feed production leaders
The top 102 feed-producing
companies manufactured more
than 395.6 million metric tons of
compound feed in 2018. To put
this in perspective, according to
Feed Strategy's June 2019 World
Feed Production Trends (WFPT),
2018's global compound feed
production volume topped 928.5
million metric tons, meaning
these companies represent 43% of
the world's tonnage.
From a regional perspective,
many of the firms featured in this
year's listing are headquartered in
Asia (46) and in Europe (29). Eleven

are located in North America, seven
in South America, five in
Africa, three in the Middle East, and
one is located in Australia.

Ranking highlights
Some of the ranking changes
since 2017 can be attributed to the
discovery of new or updated data;
however, others are influenced by
market conditions, acquisitions
or circumstances unique to the
company. Keeping that in mind,
here are several 2018 Top Feed
Companies ranking highlights:
ForFarmers (No. 8) overtook
Tyson (No. 9) for the first time,

Editor's note: The World's Top Feed Companies report was drawn from WATT Global Media's Top Feed
Companies database, compiled from research overseen by Hilary Niles. Please direct comments or questions
to topco@wattglobal.com.
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Feed Strategy - September 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Feed Strategy - September 2019

Feed Strategy - September 2019
Contents
In the Mix
Industry Happenings
Top Feed Companies: 102 companies rise to the top in 2018 Report highlights global compound animal feed manufacturers producing volumes over 1 million metric tons in 2018.
5 regulatory considerations for EU feed manufacturers
EU aligns biosecurity measures to contain ASF
Marketing nutrition through your own newsletter
How do the nutritional values of wheat compare to corn?
7 ways to prevent acidosis, bloating in dairy cows
Broiler feed form, particle size assists performance
Products
Advertisers’ Index
Feed Strategy - September 2019 - Feed Strategy - September 2019
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Feed Strategy - September 2019 - Cover1
Feed Strategy - September 2019 - Cover2
Feed Strategy - September 2019 - Contents
Feed Strategy - September 2019 - In the Mix
Feed Strategy - September 2019 - Industry Happenings
Feed Strategy - September 2019 - Top Feed Companies: 102 companies rise to the top in 2018 Report highlights global compound animal feed manufacturers producing volumes over 1 million metric tons in 2018.
Feed Strategy - September 2019 - 5 regulatory considerations for EU feed manufacturers
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Feed Strategy - September 2019 - Marketing nutrition through your own newsletter
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Feed Strategy - September 2019 - How do the nutritional values of wheat compare to corn?
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Feed Strategy - September 2019 - 7 ways to prevent acidosis, bloating in dairy cows
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Feed Strategy - September 2019 - Broiler feed form, particle size assists performance
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Feed Strategy - September 2019 - Products
Feed Strategy - September 2019 - Advertisers’ Index
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