Cherkizovo Lab hosts international feed forum

March 28, 2017

Moscow, Russia – March 24, 2017 - Cherkizovo Group (LSE: CHE; MOEX: GCHE), the largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer in Russia, hosted an international feed forum jointly with Evonik, Germany’s leading specialty chemicals company. The event was held in the Troitsk district of the Moscow Region, an innovative scientific centre of New Moscow.

The overall theme of the meeting was ‘Precise analysis of feed and its components is the basis for cost-efficient animal production.’ Cherkizovo Group and Evonik discussed the latest developments in the industry, with specialists from Cherkizovo Labs presenting seven new methods of feed component analysis. Attendees enjoyed a tour of Cherkizovo’s lab and had a Q&A session with the leading specialists from Russia and Germany. This was followed by analyses of amino acids using the express-method and wet lab tests, which were carried out on equipment manufactured in the US, Japan and Germany. Russia’s leading meat experts and feed producers, as well as representatives of leading agricultural companies, attended the event.

Evonik is one of the world’s leading producers of amino acids that are used in feed production. Russia has made considerable progress in developing its agricultural sector and is currently the key market for Evonik’s products.