Adisseo acquires minority stake in PigCHAMP Pro Europa SL

Investment will allow the companies to work together to develop new products and services for the swine industry

Adisseo Group has purchased a 24.99% stake in Spain-based PigCHAMP Pro Europa SL, a service provider to the swine industry that is focused on the digital transformation of the sector.

Together, the two companies will develop new products and services for the swine industry. Adisseo said it wants to invest and bring innovative solutions to the market, to support the sustainability of the animal production industry through efficiency, welfare, biosecurity and traceability.

PigCHAMP Pro Europa SL is specialized in data management, analytics and tailor-made digital solutions, providing a smooth implementation including customized training for users. Its Biorisk system provides enhanced digital control of biosecurity in farms, while Sanitrax improves real-time health and antibiotics use control. The reproductive software is a backbone for analysis and continuous improvement in efficiency and costs. The company, managed by its founder Dr. Carlos Piñeiro, has 30 employees and has been serving mostly the Spanish and Portuguese markets for the past 20 years.

PigCHAMP Pro Europa SL is also a contract research organization and executes several research and development (R&D) projects for the swine industry. PLF has been identified by Adisseo’s Open Innovation ([email protected]), as a key area to boost specialties growth. Combining its well-developed software, equipment and specialists (veterinarians, agronomists, programmers, engineers and data scientist), and cumulated R&D work carried over the years, with Adisseo’s support, PigCHAMP Pro Europa SL is eager to expand globally, grow sales and develop its services and offering towards the new frontiers that will include artificial intelligence and specific equipment and sensors.