Our purpose

Better access to safe and healthy food

Working on safe and healthy food worldwide

Every day, we work towards ensuring better access to safe and healthy food for a growing global population. We do this by providing our customers with the products and services they need to look after their animals and manage the sustainable development of their businesses. This is reflected in our company’s mission and vision.

Our mission

As a family business in animal nutrition we provide a growing contribution towards sustainable production of safe and healthy food.

We do this by advancing our customers – the producers of meat, fish, milk, and eggs – and by continuously improving quality, transparency, and cooperation throughout the food production chain.

Our vision

De Heus Animal Nutrition contributes towards the sustainable availability and accessibility of safe and healthy food worldwide. We do this with the utmost care for climate, environment, and animal welfare.

With our products, knowledge and experience we contribute to the development of the agricultural sector, the improvement of living conditions and economic development in the local communities in which we operate. We achieve this with involved and entrepreneurial employees, who continue to develop themselves. Together we take responsibility to realize our vision every day.

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How it all started

The milling history of the De Heus family can be traced back 300 years to the windmill in the famous painting of Jacob van Ruisdael ‘The mill at Wijk bij Duurstede’.

More about our history

Our five pillars

Through our products, knowledge, and experience, we help our customers, small and large farmers, integrations, and other feed producers all, over the world. Five unique characteristics describe our promise to them. They are in our genes; they make us what we are: The driving force for progress.

We are entrepreneurs

As a family-owned company for four generations; we are entrepreneurs, just like you. We actively seek opportunities to create value and impact in the animal protein production chain. With great results. We work with farmers in many parts of the world ranging from highly developed agricultural markets to countries where the agricultural sector is evolving.

We offer quality

We take pride in what we do best: converting raw materials into animal proteins as efficiently and sustainably as possible. We safeguard the quality of our products and encourage our employees to make to focus on that quality as their main priority.

We offer performance

With an experienced team of thousands of professionals, working in over 20 countries. Everyday nutritionists, formulators, agronomists, operators, researchers, and many others contribute towards the advancement of our customers. We do so by tailoring our solutions to their specific needs, delivering an optimal performance.

We continue to improve

We encourage our employees to do better every day. By seeking the best solution in every situation, by exploring and developing new ideas, concepts, and solutions.

We are independent

We set our own course. Contributing towards the availability and accessibility of safe and healthy food in a sustainable manner. We advise our customers based on their needs and interests and take pride in providing honest and sound advice. Because their success is crucial to ours.

Collaboration on the farm: that’s the De Heus difference

Our unique on the farm approach gives us valuable knowledge and insights to support thousands of farmers all over the world.

Learn about our on the farm approach

Farmers share their success

Discover how we provide our expertise in animal feed for farmers all over the world. Get inspired by their success stories.