Delacon wins the SME Star Award 2018
On October 17, 2018, eleven SMEs in Europe were given a stage, during a festive award ceremony in the European Parliament. Among them Delacon.
Feeding the world sustainably: That’s our story
The birth of Delacon was driven by somebody’s pioneering work and passion of the growing team ever since.
It all started with an idea in 1988. Delacon’s founder, Helmut Dedl vision of replacing antibiotic and synthetic growth promoters in animal nutrition by plant extracts – to ensure sustainable livestock farming and food safety on a global scale. He coined the term phytogenic feed additives, and the growing Delacon company shaped this category ever since.
Today, the founder’s son and CEO, Markus Dedl and 130 team members all around the globe continue to investigate the plant universe. To determine the modes of action of herbs, spices, other plants, and their extracts. Thorough research has shown: Phytogenic feed additives are effective, safe and environmentally friendly.
This year we are celebrating 30 years, and we have partially achieved our vision. Our phytogenic feed additives can be found in two percent of the annual compound feed output worldwide.
Markus Dedl, CEO Delacon
The STARs are shining: being small, thinking big
SMEs have great business success stories to tell – and are often hidden world champions. The European Commission considers SMEs as...
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