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Evonik builds methionine plant

2:40 PM MDT | March 24, 2014

Evonik Industries said on 13 March that it will build a plant at its Antwerp complex to produce methionine specially developed for the shrimp and crustaceans industry. The product, Aquavi Met-Met, is a dipeptide made up of two DL-methionine molecules. It is added to feed used in aquacultures. Evonik says it will spend double-digit million euros on the plant, which is slated to be onstream in late 2015. The aquaculture market is growing at 6%/year on the back of demographic growth and increasing affluence as well as overfishing in the world’s oceans. It is...

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