ADM unveils nutrition lab in Switzerland to expand R&D activities

Date: 18.11.2021Source: ADM

ADM, a global leader in nutrition and agricultural origination and processing, announced today the opening of its new animal nutrition laboratory located in Rolle, Switzerland, at the heart of the Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley. The new lab will support the development of science-based feed additives to meet customer needs for petfood, aquaculture and livestock species worldwide.

Sustainability, health through nutrition and production efficiency, the core of ADM’s global Animal Nutrition research strategy, will be supported by the new lab. The team of scientists will accelerate the development of innovative products to address some of the main challenges of animal production with sustainability at the forefront. For example, scientists will develop precise methods to characterize molecules and its modes of action, as well as to support product stability studies and traceability in feed.

Said Pierre-Christophe Duprat, President of Animal Nutrition, ADM: “The opening of our new laboratory is a very exciting development for ADM, enhancing our capabilities in the region, which is known for innovation. It complements our existing global R&D network of over 140 scientists and technicians and provides greater emphasis on ADM’s sustainability efforts by developing innovative, science-based products for our customers. By enhancing our animal nutrition business in Rolle, we will continue to strengthen the company’s commitment to solve tomorrow’s nutritional challenges.”  

The lab will support the creation of new products to meet the sustainability ambitions of ADM’s Animal Nutrition business. The research pipeline aims to address some of the main animal production challenges that can mitigate environmental impact, with recent examples being the development of feed additives including plant extracts to reduce methane emission in ruminants, and enzymes to improve feed efficiency across all species. For more visit adm.com

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