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Cargill expands aquafeed production in Vietnam

Cargill Animal Nutrition is opening its sixth feed mill in Vietnam, this time it is a new aquaculture feed mill in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap.

The mill is designed to have an annual capacity of 60,000 tonnes of aquaculture feed, which will give Cargill-Vietnam a total production capacity of 720,000 tonnes per year.
 
The new Dong Thap aquaculture feed mill will complement Cargill's other feed mills located in Can Tho, Dong Nai, Binh Dinh, Long An and Hung Yen.
 
"Cargill is committed to the development of Vietnam's livestock and aquaculture industry," Stoney Su, general manager for Cargill Animal Nutrition-Vietnam.said.
 
"The new Dong Thap plant will allow Cargill to more effectively deliver the best and latest feed technologies and services to our local dealers and aquaculture growers throughout the Mekong Delta."
 
Cargill has approximately 560 employees in Vietnam and has been in the Vietnamese market for over 12 years.
 
Cargill Vietnam Limited established a presence in Vietnam when the United States and Vietnam normalized relations in 1995.
 
Today it operates six animal feed mills, a cocoa business, a ferrous trading business, and it exports Vietnamese products across the globe.
 
Related website: Cargill Vietnam

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