News last update:6 Aug 2012

Betagro launches new laboratory facility

Betagro Science Centre, a subsidiary of the agribusiness giant Betagro Group, has received investment privilege for a 112 million baht feed (€2.3 million) testing service in Lopburi, Thailand.

The laboratory center at Lopburi province is a new facility operating under Betagro Science Center with the same management.

The lab will provide services to affiliates in the group and also external customers located in those areas i.e. Lopburi, Nakhon Ratchasima, Phetchabun etc., Rutjawate Taharnklaew, the science centre's general manager explained.

The testing capabilities are in both chemical and microbiological of animal feed, raw materials, raw meat, cooked products and water etc. The test items include proximate analysis (protein, fat, fibre and ash), minerals, pesticides, heavy metal, bacterial & yeast & mold counts, COD, BOD etc. This is to support the group on the food safety scheme. 

The project has been submitted to the Thailand's Board of Investment and has been approved on 22 July 2008. The Betagro Science Center at Thailand Science Park, Pathumthani is still operating with existing capabilities.

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