Dutch feed giant Nutreco is forming a joint venture (JV) with Mumbai-based West Coast Group to build a new feed plant in west India to supply aquaculture farms in the region.

Nutreco will take a majority share in the JV.

West Coast Group is an integrated aquaculture business operating on India’s west coast and on the Gulf of Cambay. It is the country’s eighth largest exporter of shrimp and a leading domestic distributor of frozen seafood and other food products.