September 15, 2006
[Bangkok, Thailand] -- As a part of its global development and commitment to the emerging Asia-Pacific region, Alltech has opened its third Bioscience Center in Bangkok, Thailand. The official opening took place on September 15, 2006 at the Thailand Science Park Convention Center, Patumthani, Thailand, and was formally opened by Dr. Morakot Tanticharoen, the Director of the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC); Dr. Karl Dawson, Alltech's Director of Worldwide Research, and Dr. Richard Chong, General Manager, Alltech Thailand.
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.