Sustainable Trace Minerals Draws Interest in China
Nearly 200 Attend International Trace Mineral Nutrition Symposium (ITMNS) 2016
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 12, 2016 – The International Trace Mineral Nutrition Symposium (ITMNS) 2016 convened in Ningbo, China, June 28-30, attracting nearly 200 invited, top industry experts from across the globe. The theme for the symposium, sponsored by Zinpro Corporation, was Sustainable Trace Mineral Nutrition.
“As public awareness on the importance of food safety and sustainability increases, the need for more efficient, safe and environmentally friendly products and technologies continues to grow,” said Sou Fei Chin, Ph.D., vice president of sales – North Asia and China Operations, Zinpro Corporation. “ITMNS 2016 helped deliver practical information on topics related to trace mineral nutrition and its positive impact on animal skin, feet, bones, immunity and reproductive performance. In addition, the symposium offered a research-based discussion on the sustainability of high performance animal production and the role that performance trace minerals can play to reduce the environmental impact and increase the food safety of livestock production.”
ITMNS 2016 was organized by Zinpro to provide an educational platform to facilitate a global information exchange on trace mineral research for people working in areas related to animal nutrition. “Sponsoring and organizing this symposium fits the overall mission of our company, which is to improve the wellness and performance of animals and to contribute to a healthier, more sustainable world,” added Dr. Chin. “By helping the animals, through our programs and Performance Minerals®, we are helping our customer to be more profitable. We are also contributing to a reduction in the amount of feed needed to sustain even greater performance and production over an animal’s lifetime.”
As the industry leader in trace mineral nutrition for livestock and poultry, Zinpro is committed to delivering the people, products and educational tools needed to help customers improve the performance and profitability of their operations.
This press release is also available in the following language: 中文 (Chinese).