Hi-Pro Feeds is a full-service animal nutrition supplier, supplying complete and specialty feeds, premixes, concentrates and commodity ingredients mainly in Western Canada and Southwest USA. It operates fifteen mills and is headquartered in Okotoks, Alberta. Birch Hill Equity Partners is the current majority owner. They own Hi-Pro Feeds together with the company’s employees, over 80% of whom have invested in the company.
Hi-Pro Feeds is a single system of twelve individual feed mills serving the animal nutrition industry, each with a story rooted in its local community. These twelve mills were once eight separate livestock feed companies. Headquartered in Okotoks, Alberta today's company represents a partnership of individual sites, each of which was originally created out of a desire to serve local animal nutrition needs. The twelve sites form one network of complementary feed mills spanning three U.S. states and four provinces in Canada. Together they are dedicated and devoted to serving customers through excellence in animal nutrition products and services.
Amersfoort, The Netherlands/Okotoks, Canada | 19 January 2017 – Nutreco and Hi-Pro Feeds are pleased to announce an agreement whereby Nutreco will acquire Hi-Pro Feeds, an animal nutrition supplier with operations in Western Canada and Southwest USA. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval both in Canada and the USA and is expected to close in the second half of 2017 at the latest.
MPAs should be 'a tool of management and not an end' Spain
The scientific committee of the Cooperative Fisheries Shipowners Puerto de Vigo, the largest Spanish fishing association, recommends analyzing the consequences before implementing new marine protected areas.