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“Opportunities of a lifetime... need to be taken... in the lifetime of the opportunity



he Alltech Coppens Aqua Centre officially opened its doors after an impressive refurbishment, and International Aquafeed were there to witness it. Based in The Netherlands, the innovation centre received more than EU€600,000 in investment and is designed to accelerate the research capabilities of the leading animal health and nutrition company, Alltech, and its aquaculture specialist subsidiary, Coppens International. It will be home to an expanded team of aqua researchers dedicated to the development of new applications in aqua feed.

This report follows the insightful presentations from Coppen’s CEO, Patrick Charlton as well as Alltech’s CEO, Alric Blake – alongside industry experts who are focusing on the exciting potential of this collaborative effort to pioneer feed solutions for aqua producers worldwide. This issue also see’s an in-depth interview at the back of this publication with Mr Charlton, future issues will to see host to thorough and comprehensive interviews featured with Ben Lamberigts, Manager Quality, Research and Nutrition, Coppens International and Dr Philip Lyons, PhD Research Scientist, Coppens International.

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NOV 2017 - International Aquafeed magazine  
NOV 2017 - International Aquafeed magazine