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The role of functional feed additives after Antibiotic Growth Promoters ban

Authors: Daniel Ramirez, MVZ, MSc and Tim Goossens, Ph.D., Business Development Managers “Digestive Performance”, Nutriad International, Belgium Antibiotic resistance overview Global meat production increased by almost 20% in the last decade, where the pork and poultry industries showed the highest level of expansion.  Rapid urbanization and increasing incomes have had a strongly positive effect on animal protein […]

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Multinational feed additives producer NUTRIAD participated in the 3-days 2018 INDO LIVESTOCK exposition & forum in Jakarta (Indonesia) earlier this month. Nutriad was visited by no less than the President of Indonesia, His Excellency President Joko Widodo, who showed great interest in the application of specialty feed additives as part of a strategy to reduce, […]

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Wageningen University and Nutriad present results on butyrate research

Feed additive producer Nutriad, a pioneer in sodium butyrate applications for the animal feed industry, co-financed a research project on the use of butyrate as feed additive. The multi-year research project was concluded with the Ph.D. thesis of Pierre Moquet on the effects of butyrate in broiler diets, which he successfully defended on June 22nd […]

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Multinational feed specialty additives producer Nutriad was a prominent participant at the VIV Europe in Utrecht (the Netherlands). Technical- and commercial staff attended industry professionals, media and academics at the Nutriad booth while business development managers hosted scientific presentations at the various conferences and seminars. Olga Averkieva, Business Development Manager Mycotoxin Management, presented at the […]


Nutriad hosts traditional herring party

At the VIV in Utrecht (Netherlands) multinational feed additives producer Nutriad once more hosted a traditional herring party. A large group of industry professionals and academics joined the Nutriad team to make this traditional event a great success. Every year in June, at the start of the summer, a Dutch tradition creates networking opportunities across the […]

Precision delivery coated butyrate: tackling Salmonella in pigs while increasing performance

Authors: Tim Goossens, PhD & Daniel Ramírez, MVZ Business Development Managers Digestive Performance Nutriad International, Belgium   When Salmonella is present in the gastro intestinal tract (GIT) of pigs, it might contaminate carcasses during the slaughter process, and become a source of food poisoning and bacterial gastro-enteritis in humans.  While some natural compounds can limit […]

Towards optimal use of feed additives: evaluating separate and combined applications of a butyrate and a botanical product

  Gut health Gut health is important for maximizing the health, welfare, and performance of poultry.  It can be defined as the capability to execute normal physiological functions and to maintain homeostasis, in various conditions, with and without stressors. These normal physiological functions include nutrient digestion and absorption, fostering a stable microbiome, maintaining intestinal integrity […]

The potential of feed additives in reducing antibiotic usage

Over the last years, feed additives that support gut health have gained special attention from animal producers worldwide. Especially during the last decade, in many regions interest has been further nourished by regulatory ambitions to restrict the use of antibiotics, either as antimicrobial growth promoter (AGP) or as veterinary drugs. Attention should be given to […]

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Multinational specialty feed additives producer Nutriad announced it has reached an agreement with Watanabe Chemicals to distribute its’ products in Japan. This will allow Nutriad to become the first European producer to introduce a Sodium Butyrate portfolio into the Japanese market. The step further confirms Nutriad’s growth strategy in Asia. With an annual feed production […]

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The 18th edition of the International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding (ISFNF) will be held in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain from 3 to 7 June 2018. This ISFNF event will be celebrating more than 40 years of research. Nutriad is a proud sponsor and organizes a mini-symposium on June 7 under the […]