With production facilities in 25 countries and sales in more than 90 countries, Trouw Nutrition is Nutreco’s global animal nutrition brand. Renaming its R&D centers is part of Nutreco’s objective to accelerate innovation in closer contact with customers and will help in bringing technology faster to the market.
“Our R&D strategy remains unchanged and our innovative strength is focused on three areas: life start; health and welfare and feed efficiency,” says Leo den Hartog, director Trouw Nutrition R&D. “We believe that technological advancements in animal nutrition must play a central role in improving the environmental footprint of the food industry as a whole and in feeding a growing world population.”
The Trouw Nutrition research centers encompass a broad range of scientific disciplines, including nutritionists, veterinarians, animal physiologists, molecular biologists, microbiologists, immunologists, biochemist and technical engineers. In-house research is conducted by over 100 experts and is complemented by more than 50 long-term research collaborations with leading universities, research institutes and other organizations.
Trouw Nutrition R&D encompasses five livestock research centers operating in the Netherlands, Spain and Canada.
Nutreco’s fish feed business and its research facilities continue to operate under Skretting brand.