September 14, 2006
[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Due to rising oil prices and a greater awareness of the limited supply of fossil fuels, the latest reports in 2006 suggest that ethanol production is increasing rapidly - by as much as 16% and rising. In the United States, the White House aims to have ethanol "cost-competitive by 2012, offering the potential to displace up to 30% of the Nation's current fuel use." This means that of the 250 million tons of corn that the U.S. produces annually, 140 million tons will be destined for ethanol production, leaving only 110 million tons for food and feed.
September 1, 2006
[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Finding a way to address selenium deficiency may be especially important for people with HIV/AIDS; and recently a delegation from Alltech visited southern Africa to investigate how the company's organoselenium product, Sel-Plex, might be used in the fight against HIV. The team, which included photographer Jason Heck, former nurse Liz Frank, and Alltech's Director of Nutrition Dr.
August 22, 2006
[Sao Pedro do Ivai, Brazil] -- In order to keep up with the growing global demand for its products, Alltech has announced the expansion of its yeast factory in Brazil.? Alltech Sao Pedro do Ivai has expanded to include a third spray dryer.? This dryer will allow Alltech Sao Pedro to dry an additional 60 tonnes of product per day, which translates into a 60% increase in production.?
August 6, 2006
[Bangkok, Thailand] -? Alltech, in conjunction with the Network of Aquaculture Centers in Asia Pacific (NACA), hosted its second Shrimp Health Management Training Workshop recently. The workshop, the second such collaboration between Alltech and NACA, attracted 32 participants from 10 countries including China, Taiwan, India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Brunei from 24th - 29th July, 2006, in Bangkok, Thailand.
August 6, 2006
[Dunboyne, Ireland] -- Alltech will be present at the International Trade Fair for Intensive Animal Production and Processing (VIV China) in Beijing International Exhibition Center from September 27-29 at Hall 3, Booth D010 with a 54-sq. meter booth.