December 3, 2013

Nutriad appoints Biobac to supply shrimp additives in Ecuador, Peru


Nutriad International has recently appointed Biobac S.A. as its strategic partner to supply Nutriad's specialty additives to shrimp farms and aqua feed mills in Ecuador and Peru.


Biobac is a pioneer in the development of biotechnological products for aquaculture in Ecuador. The company counts with a technical team capable of supporting shrimp farmers with advice and personalised services in all key production areas in Ecuador and Peru.


Nutriad is a global specialist in the development, manufacture and marketing of animal and aqua feed additives. With headquarters in Belgium, it sells in over 80 countries worldwide and has manufacturing facilities in the US, UK, China, Spain, the Netherlands and Belgium. Nutriad's business unit Aquaculture offers species-specific R&D capabilities, innovative products and nutritional /technological expertise for the aquaculture industry. Key products for shrimp include different types of natural health promotors based on modulation of the gut microflora and anti-bacterial action, a feeding stimulant and an enhancer of the hepatopancreas function and lipid nutrition.
"Biobac was in search of specialised products to complete its current product offer to shrimp producers and found a perfect match with Nutriad's shrimp specialties. These products have already proven its efficacy in other shrimp countries and surely will bring value to our customers in Ecuador and Peru", says Eduardo Maldonado, President of Biobac.


"Nutriad identified Biobac as a highly skilled company dedicated to serve the shrimp sector with specialised solutions, a perfect partner to develop Nutriad's strategic plan for expanding aquaculture activities in the region", according to Peter Coutteau, Nutriad's business unit manager for aquaculture.

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