Betagro Group launches new laboratory facility
Betagro Science Centre, a subsidiary of the agribusiness
giant Betagro Group, has received investment privilege for a 112 mln baht feed
(€2.3 mln) testing service in Lopburi, Thailand.
The laboratory center at Lopburi province is a new facility operating under
Betagro Science Center with the same management.
The lab will provide services to affiliates in the group and also external
customers located in those areas i.e. Lopburi, Nakhon Ratchasima, Phetchabun
etc., Rutjawate Taharnklaew, the science centre's general manager
The testing capabilities are in both chemical and microbiological of animal
feed, raw materials, raw meat, cooked products and water, etc. The test items
include proximate analysis (protein, fat, fibre and ash), minerals, pesticides,
heavy metal, bacterial & yeast & mold counts, COD, BOD etc. This is to
support the group on the food safety scheme.
The project has been submitted to the Thailand's Board of Investment and
was approved on 22 July 2008.
The Betagro Science Center at Thailand Science Park, Pathumthani is still
operating with existing capabilities.
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