Germany-based global feed additive specialist company Evonik sponsored a new feed mill in Vietnam. Innovative research and development studies are also planned to be done in the facility opened in Nong Lam University.
A state-of-the-art feed mill for production of pelleted trial feeds has opened at Nong Lam University, Vietnam, as part of a scientific collaboration with feed additive specialist company, Evonik. The new facility promises to enhance research into animal nutrition and sustainable feed production, and to support student training.
It is well established that pellet quality is crucial in commercial feed production. The new pellet feed mill is dedicated to research trials and will provide a valuable resource to foster technological advancement of a more sustainable feed industry in the country.
“We are very excited about this new partnership with the Faculty of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine at Nong Lam University,” said Detlef Bunzel, Head of Applied Feed Technology, Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH. “Together, we will be able to improve the quality of research into nutritional concepts, feed technology and new products, and thus foster growth of the local industry.”
Vietnam is an important and growing market for specialist animal nutrition, driven by an increasing demand for safe and healthier food, according to Dr. Jan-Olaf Barth, Vice President for Evonik Nutrition & Care, Asia South. He emphasized: “We welcome the opportunity to contribute to the development of a sustainable food production value chain through a close partnership with local research institutions and our customers.”
We also suggest you to read our previous article titled "Turkey imports $ 3.5 billion feed annually".