De Heus makes first step into the aqua feed market
- De Heus Animal Nutrition has acquired its fourth feed mill in Vietnam in Hoa Phu Industrial Zone, Long Ho Commune, Vinh Long Province. The facility has a production capacity of 100,000 tons a year and it will be operated by De Heus LLC Vietnam.
This is the first aquatic plant for De Heus LLC Vietnam since its establishment in Vietnam in 2008. The acquisition of the aqua feed mill is a strategic step. De Heus is entering the fast growing aqua market in Vietnam with the ambitious goals of diversifying its product range and becoming a top 10 feed producer in Vietnam by 2013.
About De Heus LLC Vietnam
De Heus is currently selling complete feed, concentrates and premixes for the swine, poultry and dairy cattle market in Vietnam. Today the company has three feed mills. The fourth and most state-of-the-art feed mill in Dong Nai Province is now being built and will start its first production in March 2012. The acquired aqua feed mill will be in operation by the end of September this year.
De Heus’ ambitions in South East Asia
De Heus is seeking further expansion in South East Asia. The company started with its first exports to Cambodia. De Heus’ strategy will remain focused on animal nutrition, seeking growth in existing markets and new markets with good agricultural potential and growing demand for industrial feed.