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Alltech signs MoU with Chinese feed producer

Alltech is interested in situating a second production facility in Guangdong province, southern China.

Animal nutrition group Alltech signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese feed giant Guangdong Evergreen this month to carry out research into sustainable aquaculture.

Through the collaboration , both parties aim to advance the development of aquaculture nutrition and feed sciences, including the improvement of aquatic feed nutrition, antibiotic-free technology in aquaculture and aquatic ecological breeding technology (for example, the reduction or replacement of fish meal and/or fish oil) with Alltech products.

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The agreement follows a visit by a delegation from Guangdong to Alltech's European headquarters in Dunboyne, Ireland.

Alltech is interested in building a production base in Guangdong province, which would become its second production facility in China.

“I hope Alltech solutions will help Guangdong and China’s agriculture sector work toward practical solutions for sustainable farming,” said Mark Lyons, global vice president and head of Greater China at Alltech.

Guangdong is China’s largest economic province, having led the country’s economic development for many years, and is considered China’s “south gate."

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