Olam International, the leading agri-business group operating from seed-to-shelf in 70 countries recently launched the best in class and latest micro extrusion technology fish feed, Aqualis in Abuja.
Aqualis, the first offering from the animal feed investment from Olam International, has a high nutritional content and the right balance of protein that ensures better growth and high fish yield. Olam International, in reaffirming their mission of supplying food and industrial raw materials to customers worldwide have launched a fish feed that will be truly revolutionary to the development of fish farming in Nigeria.
The latest technology used in the manufacture of Aqualis is a very recent an innovation that delivers a fully floating feed which is best suited for the feeding behaviour of the African catfish.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Ashish Pande, Business Head, Olam International said that, “The micro extrusion technology also ensures the delivery of the right feed size thus minimizing wastage of the feed and maximizing profits for the farmers.
The launch events were attended by staff of Olam International, farmers, fish farm business owners and representatives from the CAFAN and Startcrest Farms , particularly MrRotimiOloye, CAFAN National President, Mr Samuel Ukpong, CAFAN National Secretary, Dr LadanAliyu, Managing Consultant, Fishouse Consult Ltd – CAFAN Nat. Vice President (NW) & Vice President, Training and Mr. Willey – Aquaculture consultant at Starcrest Farm Abuja
showed admiration with the quality of Aqualis and also the scale of investment that Olam International has made in Nigeria especially in the adoption of the most modern and first-rate technology for the production of high quality feed.
Mr Willey from startcrestfarms said he was impressed with the initial results of Aqualis and is confident that it will do very well in the market
Olam International was established in 1989 initially to trade cashew from Nigeria to India. The company has evolved today to build a global leadership position in many agri-business sectors such as Edible Nuts, cocoa, spices and vegetable ingredients, coffee and cotton. The entrance of fish feed production is with the aim to directly contribute positively to the growth of the fish farming business in Nigeria.
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