Biovet S.A. awarded for its veterinary research and innovation at VIV Bangkok 2019
The prize was bestowed by Thai agri-food group CP Foods coinciding with Biovet's 35th anniversary
Between March 13th-15th Biovet S.A. laboratories attended the international agri-food fair VIV Bangkok 2019, which took place in the International Trade & Exhibition Center (BITEC) of the Thai capital. Under the motto “from feed to feed” the event concentrated a total of 1,250 exhibitors with global and regional presence formed by poultry, pork, aquaculture, egg and dairy production sectors, as well as representatives from the auxiliary industry and animal health specialists.
Biovet had its own stand, where the company’s veterinary specialists gave advice on Biovet’s range of natural additives for the improvement of animal health, as well as personalized information about product usage and its effects on animal physiology. The event counted, in addition, with parallel conference sessions, among which was that of Biovet.
Biovet participated at VIV Bangkok 2019’s conference sessions centered on latest advances relevant to the industry. Biovet also received an award for its research and innovation trajectory in veterinary sciences bestowed by representatives of Charoen Pokphand Foods Ltd. (CPF), a Thai agri-food leading company in the Asia-Pacific region.
CPF Award: 35 years improving health and efficiency in animal production
On March 14th, prior to the start of a conference on ‘Natural additives for animal nutrition’ held by Dr. David Diez, Biovet S.A. received a recognition by the hands of Mr. Adirek Sripratak, CPF’s executive committee chairman. CPF is part of CP Thai conglomerate, which vertically integrates business lines in the swine, poultry and aquaculture sectors with presence in 16 countries and exports to 30 countries worldwide.
The act was complemented with a speech delivered by the vice president of CPF’s animal health division (C.P. Animal Health Business Group) Dr. Sittiporn Praneenij who, coinciding with Biovet’s 35th anniversary, highlighted Biovet’s commitment with research and innovation of natural products for animal health and nutrition.
Dr. Sittiporn Praneenij also dedicated a few words to the Vallbo Foundation, a veterinary research project chaired by Biovet’s CEO Dr. Jaime Borrell. The foundation has recently launched a research scholarship aimed at Thai students that have already obtained degree in veterinary medicine.
‘Natural additives for animal nutrition’
The aforementioned title describes Biovet’s contribution to VIV Bangkok’s conference sessions about relevant advances within the agri-food sector. Dr. David Díez gave a detailed talk on pathologies of fungal and bacterial etiology, paying special attention to those that affect animal digestive system.
On that note, Biovet’s natural preservative Alquermold Natural was presented. Thanks to the synergy of the active principles of cimenol ring and citric acid makes it capable of mitigating the effects of fungal and bacterial contamination in feed and raw materials. Its properties as a natural biocide also makes Alquermold Natural a suitable product to promote the balance of the intestinal flora, reducing Salmonella, E. coli, Clostridium and Staphylococcus-induced disease outbreaks.
On the other hand, the conference also paid special attention to animal nutrition and the importance of improving the digestive system for better nutrient-absorption with the supplementation of an intestinal conditioner, such as Alquernat Nebsui, in feed or drinking water. For that matter, Dr. Díez counted on the collaboration of Dr. Somnuk and Dr. Saisroy from Advance Pharma, Biovet’s distributor in Thailand. Both provided a detailed explanation about Biovet’s intestinal conditioner mechanism and its improvements in animal physiology obtained through in vitro tests.
VIV Asia: a must for the agri-food sector with presence in the continent
VIV Asia is an international fair of reference aimed at animal producers and its auxiliary industry, which encompasses sectors such as farm machinery, feed mills, suppliers of raw materials and specialists in products for better animal nutrition and health, among others.
Biovet S.A. has had presence in the Asian market since early 90s. Its veterinarian and sales representatives team answered questions and doubts posed by customers, distributors and other attendees from countries such as Bangladesh, India, China, Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Thailand itself.