Dr. Eckel Animal Nutrition, a medium-sized company based in Niederzissen, has been working towards more efficient feed use and improved animal welfare for more than twenty years. Dr. Eckel is committed to developing solutions, thus driving innovation, in the area of feed additives.

The company is currently investing around €700,000 in a new research and development project, for which it is receiving funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) within the scope of the InnoTop programme of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. The aim of the project is to develop a sanitising multifunctional additive for animal feed that can be used globally and that should help make valuable resources and animal feed more durable in accordance with FAO guidelines. Dr. Eckel’s development team is collaborating with external partners, both local and foreign, on new combinations of active ingredients, measurement methods and production technologies to achieve this ambitious project goal.