Fatec, established in 1966, has an experienced management team and strong customer relationships. Fatec's CEO, Cicero Shimano, and his senior management team will stay with the business. Fatec is headquartered in Arujá, São Paulo state, with a plant with an advanced laboratory and traceability system. It sells approximately 20,000 MT per annum of premixes, animal health products and feed specialties, including probiotics, across Brazil with a focus on medium-sized customers in the southern states. Fatec will provide Nutreco with a strong commercial platform in the southern area of Brazil, where poultry, swine and dairy cattle are primarily farmed, thus extending Nutreco's geographic and species coverage in Brazil. Fatec employs approximately 240 people and in 2014 revenues will be approximately € 50 million.
Spain and Portugal defend recovery plan for Iberian sardine Spain
Fisheries authorities from Spain and Portugal participated in a technical meeting with the services of the European Commission, to explain in detail the proposal of a multi-year management plan for the recovery of Iberian sardine prepared by both countries.
Minister rejects industry request on footage exempt New Zealand
Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash is committed to achieve transparency in the fisheries management system, so he discarded a request from the fishing industry to exempt footage collected on boats, as the Official Information Act requires.