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28. 06. 2017

Aller Aqua sponsors the "Building Aquaculture Value Chains in Africa" session at World Aquaculture

Keynote presentation conducted by Niels Lundgaard (Commercial Director, Africa) and Leon Günter (CEO, Aller Aqua Zambia Limited).

Aller Aqua invited interested parties to partake in the session entitled “Building Aqaculture Value Chains in Africa”, where Niels Lundgaard and Leon Günter presented their experience paper “Aller Aqua Group in Africa; Company Strategy and Contribution to the African Value Chain”. Aller Aqua were sponsors of the session.

Niels explained that African aquaculture is constantly growing, and thus, the need for product optimization also increases through the value chain. Such development presents a series of challenges for the local aquaculture industry on the African continent. Constant availability, economic conversion rate, high and constant quality, education and local presence as well as collaboration are just a few of the main challenges Aller Aqua addresses in the individual markets, and which are the fundamentals behind our strategy and business structure in Africa.

Leon proceeded with an account of the setup and facts of Aller Aqua Zambia Limited and the factory progress. Leon explained that the recent investment in Aller Aqua Zambia will result in the technologically most advanced fish feed factory in Southern Africa. This will increase Aller Aqua Groups presence and commitment to the aquaculture value chain on the African continent.

The session gathered many dedicated participants and sparked good questions.