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Evonik to build plant at Antwerp for novel methionine for shrimp feed

5:36 AM MDT | March 13, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Evonik Industries said today that it will build a plant, which will produce methionine especially developed for the shrimp and other crustaceans industry. The facility will be based at Evonik’s Antwerp complex. The product, Aquavi Met-Met, is a dipeptide made up of two DL-methionine molecules. It is added to feed used in acquacultures. Evonik will spend double-digit million euros on the plant, which is due onstream in late 2015.   “Aquavi Met-Met is an ideal addition to our product portfolio for aquacultures and opens up new growth...

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