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Nutreco starts research partnership in China


Nutreco starts a research partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture Feed Industry Centre (MAFIC) of China. The MAFIC institute is part of the China Agricultural University in Beijing, which is China’s leading university on animal nutrition.

This new cooperation between Nutreco R&D and MAFIC is the start of a long term research programme on swine and poultry nutrition with researchers from MAFIC and Nutreco R&D working together on several joint projects. In this way, Nutreco and MAFIC can share nutritional knowledge for mutual benefit.

Furthermore, it offers Nutreco additional opportunities to expand its international research network and to conduct highly qualified research. The strategic partnership supports Nutreco’s focus on innovation and the company’s strategy to strengthen its position in emerging markets such as China.

Nutreco’s research centres

Nutreco’s research is based in eight research centres. These centres are located in Canada, the Netherlands, Norway and Spain, focussing on the nutrition, health and husbandry of pigs, poultry, rabbits, ruminants, calves and fish. Further research activities are directed to the discovery of feed ingredients and the improvement of feed production technology.

Nutreco is a global leader in animal nutrition and fish feed. Our advanced feed solutions are at the origin of food for millions of consumers worldwide. Quality, innovation and sustainability are guiding principles, embedded in the Nutreco culture from research and raw material procurement to products and services for agriculture and aquaculture. Experience across 100 years brings Nutreco a rich heritage of knowledge and experience for building its future. Nutreco employs over 10,000 people in 30 countries, with sales in 80 countries. Nutreco is listed on the NYSE Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam and with annual revenues of EUR 4.9 billion in 2010.


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