Nutrex South Africa acquired by De Heus
De Heus has announced the acquisition of pig feed
company Nutrex KZN (Pty) Ltd., located in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The management of Nutrex will continue within their current positions and
they are excited about this development because of the growth opportunities it
will create for Nutrex. As a member of the De Heus group, it is intended that in
due course Nutrex will trade under the name "De Heus Nutrex".
The acquisition of Nutrex fits the international strategy of De Heus, which
focuses on strong local presence and growth in markets with high agricultural
potential. The South African domestic market offers these opportunities.
Quality animal feed
Key components in this strategy are
private ownership, maintaining an independent position in the food chain, as
well as a dedicated focus on quality animal feeds.
Nutrex will have immediate and longer term benefits from the De Heus Group in
the areas of nutritional know how, R&D, technology, marketing and
â€¢ De Heus
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