Nutreco renames animal nutrition research division

Company seeks to strengthen its global animal nutrition activities under one brand

Nutreco has brought its global animal nutrition research centers under the Trouw brand by renaming the facilities Trouw Nutrition R&D.

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.