Press release February 202204.02.2022 News
Press Release February 2022
Haarslev announced today that it is partnering with Tessenderlo Group to combine their experience in the field of the production of highly digestible feather meals and blood meals via gentle drying technologies, promoted under the brands IDX for flash drying and VDX for vacuum drying.
Haarslev will now offer Tessenderlo Group’s patented know-how to its customers buying specific gentle drying equipment. This will give renderers worldwide access to these patented technologies to produce and market products of higher added value for applications in pet food, aquafeed, and animal feed delivering higher digestibility levels. By achieving a higher quality of the end-product, one not only achieves a higher value product but also enables improved and optimized formulations in the production of animal feed, aquafeed and pet food.
Han Defauwes, CEO of Haarslev, said: “We have for a number of years discussed these patents with Tessenderlo Group. The outcome is that we have now turned those discussions into a partnership model, and we look forward to developing new products and processes together in the future.”
Haarslev is the global market leader of high-quality process equipment for the by-product rendering within meat, poultry, and fish proteins. Haarslev has a global team of more than 900 dedicated employees, and office and production facilities in 16 countries. The company’s order intake in 2021 totaled 215 million EUR.
About Tessenderlo Group
Tessenderlo Group is a diversified industrial group that focuses on agriculture, valorizing bio-residuals, energy, and providing industrial solutions with a focus on water. The group employs more than 4,800 people, is a leader in most of its markets and recorded a consolidated revenue of 1.7 billion EUR in 2020. Tessenderlo Group is listed on Euronext Brussels and is part of Next 150 and BEL Mid indices.