Nutreco subsidiary to build Russian feed plant

02-04-2010 | |

Nutreco International, Europe’s leading producer of animal feed and vitamin supplements will join the southwest Russian Voronezh region in building a new 500 million roubles (€12.5m) plant, TV-Novosti said.

A press-release from Governer Alexei Gordeyev’s office, confirmed that he and the manager of the Dutch company’s local subsidiary Techkorm, CEO Frank van den Brink had reached agreement on a partnership, which will see the plant constructed in 3 stages.
The first section is expected to produce 50,000 tonnes a year with an investment of 350 million roubles (€8.8m). The second will produce milk substitutes, with the third for starter feed production.
Governor Gordeyev said that design development was already in progress and that plant production would begin this year. “This will be a modern plant, one of the leaders in our country,” he said.
Techkorm has operated on the Russian market for more than 10 years. In February 2007 Nutreco’s Trouw Nutrition International merged its animal nutrition business in Russia with its Russian distributor, ZAO Hifeed bv, into the new company ‘Techkorm’.

Dick Ziggers Former editor All About Feed