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:
July 16, 2004
Taking place in the Everbright Convention and Exhibition Center, Shanghai, September 7-9,VIV China is the only international exhibition for intensive animal production and processing in China.
July 14, 2004
Alltech Canada was delighted to host the open house day of its newly renovated facilities in Guelph on July 7, 2004. The event was formally launched by the Mayor of Guelph, Kate Quarrie and by Alltech's owner and President, Dr. Pearse Lyons. Guests were invited to a reception and a tour of the facilities. The plant was purchased in 2002 and Alltech undertook extensive renovations resulting in 10,000 square feet of warehouse space and 4,000 square feet of office space.