Anpario acquires Meriden to expand into China’s pig markets

02-04-2012 | | |

Anpario, the agriculture additives business, formerly known as Kiotech International, has acquired Meriden Animal Health, suppliers of natural animal feed additives, for €4.94 million.

The acquisition increases Anpario’s presence on the Chinese market, the world’s biggest producer of pig and poultry meat.
Meriden Animal Health has a significant presence in China, through which Anpario now enjoys a greater global market share as well as access to Meriden Animal Health’s expertise in natural based producs designed to promote the health and growth of animals destined for meat production.  
Meriden, makers of the Orego-Stim feed additive, will be run as separate business.