VICTAM Asia will take place from March 12-14, 2024 at the BITEC Exhibition Center in Bangkok, Thailand. VICTAM Asia is firmly established as the event dedicated to the animal feed processing industry within Asia. Co-located with VICTAM Asia 2024 is Health & Nutrition, making this the total animal feed and health event organized by Victam and VIV. Aquafeed.com talked with Sebas van den Ende, general manager at Victam Corporation, to get some insights on this new edition.
What can visitors expect from this new edition?
VICTAM Asia 2024 is set to be an exciting event, featuring the latest advancements and innovations in the animal feed and grain processing industries. Visitors can expect a dynamic platform for networking, knowledge exchange, and discovering cutting-edge technologies from industry leaders. In 2022, the COVID-19 pandemic was still a factor and many exhibitors and visitors could not or didn’t want to travel. Now, with the pandemic behind us, we are looking forward to welcoming all these visitors again at the BITEC Exhibition Center.
What about the feed and grain market in Asia in 2023? What are the current main trends?
The feed and grain market in Asia has been witnessing notable trends. Sustainability and traceability are gaining prominence as consumers become more conscious of the origin of their food. Additionally, there is a growing emphasis on technological integration to enhance efficiency in production processes and ensure high-quality feed.
What is your vision for the evolving aquafeed industry? What are the main innovations aquafeed manufacturers should expect to find in Bangkok?
The aquafeed industry is experiencing a shift towards more sustainable and environmentally friendly practices. There is a rising demand for alternative protein sources and innovative formulations. At VICTAM Asia 2024, aquafeed manufacturers can anticipate discovering cutting-edge technologies such as precision nutrition, functional ingredients, and sustainable sourcing solutions that align with the industry's evolving needs.
VICTAM Asia will take place in co-location with VIV Animal Health & Nutrition Asia. How does it complement the event? What visitors should expect from this part of the show?
Co-locating with VIV Animal Health & Nutrition Asia creates a synergistic environment, offering visitors a comprehensive experience across the entire animal nutrition and health spectrum. Attendees can explore the latest developments in animal health, veterinary medicine, and nutritional solutions, fostering a holistic understanding of the industry. It provides a unique opportunity for professionals to gain insights into the interconnected aspects of animal welfare and nutrition.
Collaboration and knowledge-sharing in our industry are key. VICTAM Asia 2024 serves as a hub for professionals to come together, exchange ideas, and contribute to the continued growth and sustainability of the animal feed and grain processing sectors. We look forward to fostering a vibrant atmosphere that encourages innovation and business development.
For more information, visit victamasia.com.