Lallemand and Jebsen & Jessen enter strategic alliance in South East Asia
Leading probiotic and yeast derivatives producer Lallemand and Jebsen & Jessen Chemicals/NutriLife SEA have entered a strategic alliance for the exclusive distribution of Lallemand Animal Nutrition solutions for poultry, swine and aqua feed in South East Asia, including Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Cambodia, Myanmar.
The collaboration took off this November in Bangkok when the two partners got together for a technical and marketing training session, before organizing a seminar with their local clients. Twenty-two sales managers from South East Asia gathered in Bangkok to be put up to speed with the technical aspects, latest research, trials data and applications of Lallemand ‘field led, science supported’ probiotic and yeast-based solutions for profitable and sustainable animal production. In addition, they received marketing and communication information and tools to help the promotion of these products on the Asian market.
Olivier Clech, Vice President of Human Health and Animal Nutrition at Lallemand commented about the alliance: “Our two companies actually started to collaborate quite a few years back, in different ingredients markets, and have built mutual trust step by step. The extension of our collaboration to animal nutrition is a natural way forward, as we believe Jebsen & Jessen can be very efficient in bringing our solutions on a market where they have established a credible position of reliable supplier”.
Dr Pradip Linge, Area Manager Lallemand Animal Nutrition Asia added , “Lallemand Animal Nutrition, with its dedicated and scientific approach has earned a name of repute in Animal Nutrition segment in Europe, North and Latin America. With the collaboration with Jebsen and Jessen Lallemand is looking forward to provide safe and cost effective solutions to for livestock production to the end users in Asia. In days to come, Lallemand will make available all its technical expertise to the customers in South East Asia by way of farm visits, technical and laboratory support and lecture tours “.
Volker Schmidt, Regional Managing Director of Jebsen & Jessen Chemicals/NutriLife SEA commented: “Built on an established distribution business Jebsen & Jessen Chemicals/NutriLife creates solutions for its customers in South East Asia. Partnering with a formidable company such as Lallemand Animal Nutrition allows us to further develop a sustainable business in safe solutions for the feed industry in the region.”
In recent years, the animal production market globalization, coupled with the withdrawal of antibiotic growth promoters in certain countries and food and feed safety concerns, has driven the market of probiotics and yeast cell walls products to enhance livestock performance, health and hygiene in a natural way.
Jebsen & Jessen Chemicals/NutriLife SEA will distribute Lallemand’s range of feed additives developed for poultry, swine and aqua feed, including:
• Levucell SB (S. cerevisiae boulardii I-1079) , the most documented probiotic yeast used in sows and piglets to enhance the whole farrowing process, resulting in improved animal performance, welfare and health.
• Bactocell (Pediococcus acidilactici 18/5M), a specific lactic acid producing bacteria developed for monogastrics.
Bactocell improves broilers and layers zootechnical performance as well as eggs quality. Bactocell is also applied in fish and shrimp production, to enhance performance and pathogens control. To date, Bactocell is the only probiotic bacteria that has been authorized for use in aquaculture by the European authorities.
• Selenium-enriched yeast Alkosel, a source of highly bioavailable selenium that contributes to maintain immune and reproductive functions.
• Agrimos, a premium quality yeast cell wall product with consistent, high Mannan Oligosaccharides content.