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VH to set up poultry feed production unit in Bangladesh

MUMBAI: In a bid to expand its global footprint, leading poultry solutions provider, the Venkateshwara Hatcheries (VH) Group, said it will set up a poultry feed manufacturing unit in Bangladesh.

This will be the company’s second such overseas venture after Vietnam.

The VH Group, that owns the well known processed chicken Venky’s, would set up a state of the art poultry feed manufacturing unit at an initial investment of Rs 12 crore

“Our aim is to provide quality products and services at the door step of poultry farmers. We would be setting up an aqua feed mill within the next six months as a part of the group’s diversification plans. This will entail an initial investment of Rs 12 crore,” VH Group’s Joint Managing Director, Mr B Venkatesh Rao, said in a statement here.

The production capacity would be around 4,500 MT per month.

The Group has also launched Venky’s entire product portfolio in Bangladesh to provide the poultry farmers with high quality, yet cost effective products by making use of state of the art Swiss technology.

“We provide total poultry support to farmers in the form of consistent monitoring of flocks and accurate diagnosis of poultry diseases. The company has established a poultry diagnostic lab in Bangladesh and plans to set up a second lab in the next three months. The services provided by these labs will be free of cost,” Venky’s Managing Director, Mr B Balaji Rao, said. – PTI

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