BIOMIN exhibits strong presence at Kolkata Poultry Expo
4 March 2019 – Animal nutrition and health company BIOMIN displayed strong presence at the Kolkata International Poultry Expo, which was held between February 19 and 21 at Eco Park in Kolkata. This regional level expo created an ideal platform for customers and stakeholders in West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar and other neighboring states, as well as from Nepal, to visit the booth and to gain further understanding about the products and services of BIOMIN.
Sujit Kulkarni, BIOMIN India Managing Director said: “This expo provides us the opportunity to be in the midst of regional level poultry integrators and farmers, which help them in getting our solutions on mycotoxin risk management and improving gut health.”
He underlined that the presence of sales, technical and marketing team at the BIOMIN booth in Kolkata made a great impression in the market. “We had good discussion with the key customers and stakeholders and informed them about various knowledge sharing initiatives from BIOMIN like World Nutrition Forum, Mycotoxin Academies, etc.,” he added.
It may be noted that on February 12 and 13, BIOMIN conducted Mycotoxin Academies in Chitwan and Kathmandu in Nepal, respectively, with focus on increasing the awareness of mycotoxins and the innovative solutions from BIOMIN on mycotoxin risk management. “We were happy to receive poultry farmers from Nepal, who attended the Academies, at our booth,” said Bubun Mukherjee, Technical Sales Manager based in east India.
“Kolkata fair has thus provided an excellent opportunity for BIOMIN to have follow-up meetings with the prospective customers from Nepal,” he added.
In the backdrop of growing awareness in the poultry industry to reduce antibiotic usage, BIOMIN showcased its combination of feed additives i.e. Biotronic® acidifier, Digestarom® DC phytogenic, PoultryStar® probiotic and Mycofix®, the mycotoxin risk management product line, which can help poultry producers achieve their antibiotic reduction goals successfully.
Visitors at the booth were explained about the services offered by BIOMIN through sister company Romer Labs such as feed sample analysis, where the raw material/ feed is sent to Romer Labs in Singapore, which offers the most comprehensive portfolio of mycotoxin test kits for detection of mycotoxins.
With the poultry industry in West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand and Chattisgarh states continuing to grow at a rapid pace, fueled by increase in consumption of eggs and chicken meat, the mood at BIOMIN booth was encouraging as good number of customers and potential players showed interest in BIOMIN products and services.