Agrifirm signs joint venture in Algeria with Diam Grain

Agreement includes new plant construction, aimed at production and sales of premixes

Royal Agrifirm Group has signed a joint venture agreement in Algiers with Diam Grain, aimed at the local production and sales of premixes in Algeria. The agreement includes the construction of a new state-of-the-art premix plant that will offer high-quality nutritional solutions for the expanding Algerian animal nutrition market.

Diam Grain’s extensive experience in the animal nutrition market fosters the international, nutritional and technological expertise of the Royal Agrifirm Group. The combined strengths will provide top nutritional solutions for the Algerian poultry and ruminant markets. Moreover, Algeria has been an important export market for the Royal Agrifirm Group for many years.

The construction of a state-of-the-art premix production unit is planned in Blida, centrally located near Algiers with all major animal production zones within easy reach of the facility.

“Combining the commercial strength and vision of our partner with our know-how is a guarantee for a successful growth in this dynamic and expanding market,” said Filip Thyssen, business unit director MEA of the Royal Agrifirm Group.

Mohamed Omari, founder and owner of Diam Grain, adds: “The technological and nutritional expertise of the Royal Agrifirm Group is essential for realizing our ambitious plans of taking animal nutrition in Algeria to the next level.”

“I’m proud of this step and have a lot of confidence in a common future” says Dick Hordijk, CEO of the Royal Agrifirm Group.