Cargill will need to find a new site for the production of animal feed in the Netherlands. Together with the manufacturer Fuite, this is expected to succeed.
Cargill Animal Nutrition plans to enter into a strategic partnership with the Dutch family-owned company Fuite. The aim is to build a state-of-the-art production facility for premixes, concentrates and young animal nutrition in Hasselt, the Netherlands.
plant in Rotterdam has long been an important production site for Provimi pet food products. But Cargill's lease for the production facility in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, is expiring, and so the company needs a new site in the Netherlands to produce its well-established Provimi pet food products. Cargill acquired Provimi in 2011.
The planned strategic partnership brings together Fuite Group
's world-class animal nutrition manufacturing capabilities with Cargill's extensive global animal nutrition expertise, according to Cargill. The two companies will work closely together on the development of the new plant. The Gebrs. Fuite is a family-owned company that has been in business for more than 110 years and brings a wealth of experience in animal nutrition.
Fuite produces feed for dairy cows, cattle, pigs, poultry, goats, sheep and horses. The company supplies both standard products and customized feed blends directly to livestock producers in the U.S. and abroad. Cargill's new facility is expected to be fully operational in 2024.