SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — Cargill officially opened  its Agri Purina feed mill plant in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, reaffirming its investment in the country and signaling its continued commitment to sustainable growth of South Korea’s feed and livestock industry.

Cargill said its feed mill in Pyeongtaek brings productivity and efficiency to the market by providing customers with the best nutrition solutions and feed safety. This will help customers improve animal performance and grow their business, Cargill said.

The Pyeongtaek feed mill plant incorporates Cargill’s approach to feed safety, ingredient quality and product integrity. The company said it aims to provide customers with safe, trusted feed that maximizes the performance of their operations, which in turn helps to improve food safety across South Korea’s supply chain.

The nearly 52,610-square-meter facility produces poultry, ruminant, swine and pet food products for animal producers marketed under the Purina & Nutrena brands. With a capacity of 870,000 tonnes, this facility is Cargill’s largest animal feed plant in the world. In addition to state-of-art technology, the new feed mill strives to achieve the highest standards of food safety to serve Korea’s animal nutrition industry.

“Our customers expect us to keep innovating and adding value to their products, and this investment focuses on delivering for their success,” said Dr. Lee Bo Kyeun, country representative and president of Cargill Agri Purina Korea. “The new feed mill will enable us to better serve our customers with advanced technology and high quality, safe animal feed. We work with governments, communities and partners to help build a sustainable feed industry with a long-term future.”