September 14, 2011
Alltech Has Supported 55+ UK PhD Students [Lexington, KY] - The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture Department of Animal and Food Sciences annually recognizes someone who has made outstanding contributions to the department and to Kentucky animal agriculture with induction into its Hall of Fame. This year, the department awarded the honor to Dr. Pearse Lyons, the founder and president of Alltech, a global animal health company headquartered in Nicholasville and with a presence in 128 countries.
September 9, 2011
[Lexington, KY] - Shovels slid into soft dirt Friday as Alltech broke ground on its $4.5 million distillery project in downtown Lexington, Ky. Located adjacent to the company's brewery, the 20,000 square foot facility will house production and storage for Alltech's Pearse Lyons Reserve whiskey, Bluegrass Sundown after-dinner Bourbon coffee beverage, and soon-to-be-released Bourbon. The project is expected to take approximately one year, making the anticipated completion date September 2012.
September 8, 2011
[Lexington, KY] - Improcrop?, a subsidiary company of Alltech, Inc., has received OMRI (Organic Materials Research Institute) listing for two agronomic products; Crop-Set? and Soil-Set(TM) can now be used in organic-certified production.? Both products are listed as 'Fertilizers Blended with Micronutrients' in the Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments class.?
August 25, 2011
[Beijing, CHINA] - Global animal health and nutrition company Alltech has announced the promotion of Matthew Smith to the position of Asia Pacific Director. Smith has been with the company for 15 years, most recently serving as the general manager of the company's New Zealand branch.
August 25, 2011
[Louisville, KY] - On January 12, 2010, a catastrophic 7.0 Mw earthquake devastated Haiti, ending the lives of more than 315,000 and leaving millions more homeless in the already struggling country. Nineteen months later, three Kentucky-based companies - Alltech, Texas Roadhouse and Consumers Choice Coffee - are partnering to ensure the plight of Haiti's people is not forgotten.