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Alltech Recognizes First Dairy Hero in China

Robert Erhard is congratulated by Dr. Mark Lyons, vice president and head of Greater China for Alltech. Erhard received the first China Dairy Hero award, recognizing his contribution to the China dairy industry.
[BEIJING] – Alltech has recognized Robert Erhard, former general manager at the Nestlé Dairy Farming Institute, as the first recipient of the Alltech China Dairy Hero award. Alltech launched the China Dairy Heroes program on Saturday, recognizing dairy farmers who go above and beyond the call of duty.

Alltech Beverage Division announces major expansion with purchase of two European craft breweries

Conor Farrell, formerly of Cumberland Breweries Ltd. and now to be European sales manager of the Alltech Beverage Division, alongside Kevin Tuck, managing director of the Alltech Ireland, toasting the major expansion plans of Alltech’s Beverage Division with the purchase of Cumberland Breweries Ltd.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – In a major expansion of its international alcohol division, Alltech, the animal nutrition multinational and producer of award-winning beers and spirits including Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale® and Town Branch® Bourbon, has acquired a craft brewery in Northern Ireland and also one in mainland United Kingdom. ­Dr. Pearse Lyons, the Dundalk-born entrepreneur and founder of Alltech, purchased the breweries from the family of the late Northern Irish businessman Lord Ballyedmond.

Lexington home brewer wins 9th Annual Kentucky Ale Pro-Am Brew-Off with Session IPA

Keith Rodenhauser was announced as the 9th Annual Kentucky Ale Pro-Am Brew-Off winner on July 16 at the brewery.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Raise your glasses, craft beer fans, to a new limited edition brew from a Lexington home brewer. A light, sessionable India Pale Ale recipe created by home brewer Keith Rodenhauser will hit the local market later this summer for a limited time after it is scaled up and produced by Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. The easy-drinking but flavorful brew pleased the judges’ palates for the 9th Annual Kentucky Ale Pro-Am Brew-Off.

Alltech to present student research award, trace mineral symposium and four posters at the PSA annual meeting

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[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – When the Poultry Science Association (PSA) hosts their 104th annual meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, July 27-30, Alltech will be sponsoring and chairing a symposium, “Changing Insight into the Role of Trace Minerals,” as well as presenting its annual Alltech Student Research Manuscript Award and four research posters.

Alltech acquires Norwegian Produs AS and Produs Aqua AS

Announcing new acquisitions in Norway (from left to right) are Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech, Bjarne Ravnøy, Magne Kolstad, Leif Loe, Linda Dvergsdal Hauge all from Produs and Patrick Charlton, Alltech vice president for Europe. Produs and Produs Aqua are Alltech’s ninth and tenth acquisitions respectively, a development  that will mean continued innovative, customised and quality products, programmes, services and on-farm consultation for customers in Norway, both on land and at sea.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Global animal health and nutrition leader Alltech is actively expanding its European operations with acquisitions in the Norwegian cities of Førde and Bergen. As of July 8, Produs AS and Produs Aqua AS, both family-owned and operated with extensive experience in the Norwegian agriculture and aqua industries have reached an acquisition agreement with Alltech.