Animine appoints Feedworks as Australian distributor for HiZox, a unique and novel zinc source for piglets

Singapore, 13 June 2013 - Animine, a global supplier of value-added sources of trace minerals for animal nutrition, today announced the appointment of Feedworks Pty Ltd as distributor of HiZox in Australia.  Feedworks is a leading supplier of quality products and technologies for the agricultural and associated industries in the Australian, New Zealand and Oceania regions.  This partnership will further consolidate Animine’s presence in the region and expand the partner network for HiZox.

Animine has established an excellent reputation among its global customers with HiZox, a specialized and unique form of zinc oxide.  Manufactured under a patented process, HiZox potentiates the positive effects of zinc oxide in the post-weaning phase of the piglet.

Commenting on the announcement, Malcolm Mottram, Managing Director of Feedworks said, “Successful partnerships start with a common vision and goal, among other requirements.  With Animine, we have HiZox, a superior zinc oxide product that addresses the needs in today’s highly demanding and tightly regulated feed business. Feedworks and Animine are both committed to providing performance products that are environmentally friendly and meeting regulatory standards.  We are honoured to be the distributor of HiZox and look forward to offering this effective and novel zinc product to our customers.”

“Our goal is to align ourselves with partners that deliver quality products and has the market knowledge to create effective distribution channels,” said Stéphane Durosoy, founder and CEO of Animine.  “Feedworks has a professional team and is the ideal partner for us to work with in Australia.  Customers in Australia now have access to HiZox, a zinc oxide product with superior properties which may be utilised at a lower dosage.”

“In line with Animine’s expansion plans, Feedworks is the perfect distributor to launch HiZox out to the Australia market.” said David Saunders, CEO of LinkAsia Partners. “This partnership solidifies Animine’s commitment to the Australia market and with the support of Feedworks, we are excited by the opportunities this appointment will bring.”


About Animine and HiZox:

Founded by Stéphane Durosoy in 2010 in France, Animine is a global supplier of feed additives with a focus on value-added sources of trace minerals for animal nutrition. Animine offers customers performance solutions with its innovative and unique feed additives based on its six pillars of company strengths: product expertise, scientific credibility, innovation and differentiation, adaptation to local conditions, high level of safety and proactive concern for the environment. Animine is committed not only in animal nutrition and performance, but also the safety and sustainability of the feed and food chain.

Presented as a free-flowing powder, HiZox is a unique and specialized source of zinc , manufactured under a patented process, which potentiates the known effects of zinc oxide in the post-weaning phase of the piglet.  As such, HiZox is more active at a significantly reduced dosage than the traditional level (3000ppm) of zinc oxide.  The result represents a significant benefit in terms of cost savings and performance for consumers as well as reducing the impact of zinc in the environment.

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About Feedworks:

Feedworks Pty Ltd is an Australian owned partnership aimed at linking the best feed ingredients and feed milling technologies sourced from quality suppliers globally. This allows us to optimise value for our customers in the stockfeed and animal production industries in Australia, New Zealand & Oceania region.  Feedworks motto is “Performance through Science”. This symbolises Feedworks approach to working with customers, suppliers and the scientific community. Feedworks and its staff take great pride in its ability to introduce new technologies and then to see their development through research, market investigation and finally to commercialisation. The development and technical support of new products and technologies coupled with existing established products offers the right combination to both customers and suppliers.

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About LinkAsia Partners

LinkAsia Partners Pte Ltd, a private company incorporated in Singapore, represents global manufacturers in the feed and food ingredient sector in Asia Pacific.  A dedicated regional team with headquarters in Singapore support channel partners and leading food and feed ingredient companies to bring evolutionary concepts and products to the market.  For more information, visit LinkAsia Partners at