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Nutriprof takes over the mineral branch from Schippers Europe BV.

30 september 2016

Nutriprof takes over the mineral branch from Schippers Europe BV.

On 1 October a.s. Nutriprof takes over the mineral branch of Schippers Europe BV, for the calculation of feed rations in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Denmark. According to both companies, a good step for optimal advice and further development of European livestock farming.

Schippers will continue to focus on the development of products and concepts for optimal, preventive, animal health in the future. A good example of this is the MS Optima Concept for optimizing the transition period "This concept takes care of the cattle farmer and ensures that cows get through the transition period without problems, according to Wilco de Crom, European Division Manager Dairy skippers. Other concepts from MS Schippers include Total Water Care for optimal drinking water and the Udder health concept.

Schippers is an ambitious, innovative sales organization with 50 years of "Passion for Farming". Mark Schippers, Managing Director of Schippers: "We are further expanding our strong international position as a total supplier for the European cattle farmer by continuously developing products and concepts to optimize animal health and work in daily practice".

Nutriprof, a specialist in the production of animal feed minerals for 40 years, is located at the foot of the Ardennes, the heart of minerals extraction; this gives the farmer access to the shortest possible route from production to the farmyard. Boudewijn Morelissen, general manager of Nutriprof: "Over a year ago, Nutriprof acquired the activities of Provimi Belgium NV, part of Cargill's Animal Nutrition division, and since then much has been invested to prepare the company for the delivery of a total package minerals, salt pails, calf milking and specialties. This acquisition is an important step for us to also give the farmer outside Belgium access to high-quality products, with a pleasant service and attractive prices ".

In order to make the transition as smooth as possible, Nutriprof has developed a special order portal; existing customers receive a login and see their familiar products, which can be ordered at the touch of a button. Boudewijn Morelissen continues: "a reliable and simple delivery is important; together with the top quality of our products and attractive prices we have an interesting offer for the farmer ".

Nutriprof originated after the split-off of Provimi Belgium from Cargill's premix and animal feed business. Nutriprof stands for Nutrition for professionals. We produce and supply a wide range of products for the livestock and compound feed industry. Our mission is simple; quality, convenience and attractive prices. When the farmer is happy with the services we deliver, we have achieved our goal. Nutriprof, "we deliver farmer happiness".

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