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.
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
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
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