Perstorp to invest more than US$16.08mn in food and feed business

PERSPR102a 1633155Sweeden-based Perstorp Group, leading provider of speciality chemicals for a wide variety of industries and applications, has announced to establish new production units in Asia and the Americas, a move that is in line with the company’s plan to invest in the feed and food business areas

The company focuses on boosting next-generation solutions for gut health and preservation.

Growing consciousness

Roger Mann, executive vice-president of Perstorp, explained that investing in feed and food was a society driven decision. “Growing world population and increasing protein consumption require next-generation solutions. Taking ownership of your health is a trend we see worldwide. People want to know what is on their plate, how their food is made, how the animals were treated and if they were raised antibiotic free. By investing in Feed & Food we want to contribute to a sustainable world for future generations,” Mann further added.

Next generation solutions

Commenting on the new production units in Asia and the Americas, Mann said, “By strategically strengthening and expanding feed and food, we can keep offering next generation solutions all around the world.”

Feed and food are doubling the number of employees in R&D, regulatory affairs, supply chain, operations, marketing and sales.

Lifeline in agrifood

“Perstorp Feed and Food combines a lifeline in agriculture with excellent research,” said Mann.

In the process of recruiting, Mann underlines the importance of hiring people with a passion for agri-food and outstanding skills. “We want our people to have a deep understanding of farmers’, veterinarians’ and nutritionists’ needs. In this ever-changing world with its constantly shifting demands, we have to keep pace with the customer’s demands,” Mann concluded.

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