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Livestock Feeds introduces Aquamax fish feed

Livestock Feeds Plc (LSF), a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria PLC (UAC) has unveiled Aquamax Fish Feed; a catfish feed which is presented in granules or pellets.   According to the company, Aquamax  provides nutrition in a stable and concentrated form and  enables fish to feed efficiently and grow to their full potential.  “With Aquamax, the maximization of aqua resources is guaranteed. Testimonies from fish farmers that used this product during the test-marketing phase have attested to a feed conversion ratio of 0.75kg feed to 1kg of flesh,” it boasted.   Speaking at the launching ceremony held in Lagos, the Group Managing Director of UAC, Larry Ettah justified the introduction of Aquamax into the nation’s fish feed market, saying: “Our investment in fish feed is borne out of the strong and long-term fundamentals of the animal nutrition and fish feed markets.
We are committed to a strategy of increasing profitability through innovative and sustainable nutritional solutions, while leveraging our position and capabilities to meet global standards in the industry. We are also confident that we have the right strategy and the right people to drive our vision.”Ettah, who was represented at the occasion by the Executive Director, Corporate Services of UAC, Joe Dada, stressed that  Aquamax would help revitalize fish farming in the country.“ As a people, our drive towards sustainable food security lies in transforming agriculture into a profitable and competitive endeavour that can attract our best hands.
As a Company, we have, through Aquamax, demonstrated that fish farming and fish feeds have a new profitable and dependable partner. This is a partnership that we are committed to giving our best with Aquamax.”Also speaking on the occasion, the Managing Director of LSF,  Modupe Asanmo highlighted some of the distinguishing qualities of Aquamax.  “We have produced an extruded fish feed that is fresh, affordable, with exciting aroma, attractive packaging and longer floating period to meet the nutritional requirements of Catfish. To the Catfish farmers, I boldly affirm that Aquamax is the dependable route to profitable return on investment.’  Asanmo, who described the launch of Aquamax as auspicious, especially in the growing realization of the health benefits of fish diets globally, said, “Fish, according to experts, is man’s most important single source of high quality protein. Statistics have shown that about one billion people worldwide rely on fish as their primary source of animal protein. As the demand for nutritional foods witnesses a steep rise, the consumption of fish is bound to grow even as per capita income improves due to growing human population.”

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