Dr Adriana Barri, product manager gut health solutions, Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH,

School of Animal Nutrition training programme has been propelled for Evonik customers to attain top performance and success with the least environmental effect.

The launch of this new science based training programme saw more than ten participants from South and Southern Africa, Hanau and Germany.

Being one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals , Evonik experts at the event tackled topics ranging  from raw materials quality control, poultry nutrition and gut health management for poultry, pigs, tilapia and dairy cows.

“We believe that equipping customers with the latest knowledge allows them to make the best-informed decisions on who to partner with to face the coming challenges involved in feeding the growing population in a sustainable manner,” said Martin Smith, Technical Service Director, Animal Nutrition, Evonik Middle East Africa.

The program was very well received, with participants leaving with clear ideas about how to make their businesses more effective and profitable.

“Evonik has an impressive array of unique tools and models which are simple and effective to utilize in order to achieve optimum results from raw materials to finished products,” added Rowena Blanco, Nutritionist / Sales & Marketing Manager at Tiger Animal Feeds.

Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world with more than 36,000 employees. The core focus of the company is specialty businesses, customer-oriented innovative prowess and a trustful and performance-oriented corporate culture.

In fiscal 2018, the enterprise generated sales of €15 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.6 billion.

Meanwhile, nutrition and care segment is led by Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH and contributes to fulfilling basic human needs. That includes applications for everyday consumer goods as well as animal nutrition and health care.

This segment employed about 8,200 employees, and generated sales of around €4.6 billion in 2018.Evonik benefits specifically from its customer proximity and leading market positions.

More participants and delegates from central African countries, the Middle East and North Africa are expected to partake in the two upcoming events this March and July 2019.