September 8, 2004
Alltech Northern Ireland hosted their official opening on September 4, 2004. Over 50 guests enjoyed the occasion, which was celebrated in conjunction with a local oyster festival. The office, which is located in Hillsborough, Co. Down, is headed up by Mr. Robbie Walker. During the opening, Robbie highlighted the fact that although the day was the official office opening, Alltech actually had been present in Northern Ireland for the past 15 months.
September 7, 2004
Alltech India is pleased to announce the grand opening of their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Bangalore. Bangalore was selected as the area for the new facility due to the location's: position as the biotech capital of India its strategic knowledge base economy and its population of 4 million.
July 30, 2004
Alltech has consolidated its focus on animal and human nutrition solutions with the divestment of its alcohol division. Company President, Dr. Pearse Lyons, announced that the decision was made as part of the company's strategy of focusing on its animal health and emerging human nutrition division, which represent 96% of company revenue. In order to ensure a smooth transition for customers of its alcohol division, the company will collaborate with buyer Lallemand on a number of projects, including the Alcohol School, developed and run by Alltech for the past 20 years.
July 26, 2004
Alltech's Kentucky Ale, Kentucky Light, Dippin' Dots ice cream, and a line of Irish dancers drew large crowds each day to Alltech's booth at the IFT Food Expo 2004, July 13-16 in Las Vegas, NV. In just three afternoons, the Alltech staff distributed more than 5,000 glasses of beer. The company's booth theme for this year was "Re-imagining the food industry". IFT participants were asked to imagine: New ways to enhance the value of their product. Finding natural solutions to food industry challenges.
July 16, 2004
Alltech, a leading animal feed supplement supplier, was granted USD$10,000 by the Taiwanese Government to host a conference on organic selenium (Sel-Plex?). The meeting, which took place on Tuesday 29 June 2004, focused on the advantages of selenium enriched foods for human health. Delegates were invited to sample some foods fortified with Sel-Plex.Speakers at the event included: