Dutch producer opens fish feed factory in Egypt
Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 00:40 (GMT + 9)
Koudijs Kapo Feed, a joint venture with the Dutch group De Heus, will open its first fish feed factory in Alexandria, Egypt, with a capacity to produce up to 150,000 tonnes per year.
The modern plant, located in Borg Al-Arab, covers 12,000 square meters and is considered one of Egypt's largest fish feed factories.
The inauguration was attended by Joost Geijer, Head of the Economic Department and Agricultural Counsellor at the Dutch Embassy in Cairo, and James Bret Tate, Agricultural Attaché of the US Embassy in Cairo.
One of the founding partners of Koudijs Kapo Feed, Alaa Kamar, said that Egypt’s trend towards developing fish resources by establishing 4,000 new ponds to raise fish in Ismailia was one of the main reasons to settle the new fish feed factory.
With this investment, the Dutch group aims to strengthen its position in the African country and mee... FULL STORY