On 27 May 2018 in Dong Thap – Today, Mavin Group officially inaugurated the Mavin Austfeed Dong Thap Animal Feed mill at Cai Tau Ha Industrial Zone, Chau Thanh district, Dong Thap province. This is Mavin’s 5th feed mill in Vietnam and is the first project in a chain of advanced technology agribusiness projects by Mavin in the Mekong Delta, fulfilling the demand of high quality, hygiene and reasonably priced agriculture products.
Attending the Inauguration Ceremony from Vietnam, were representatives of the Vietnamese government and Leaders of the People’s Committee of Dong Thap. From Australia, werethe Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, the Australian Ambassador, HE Mr Craig Chittick, senior officials of the Australian Embassy and the President of the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AusCham) in Vietnam, Mr Matthew Loury. The Ceremony also was joined by partners of Mavin Group from all over Vietnam.
Most advanced animal feed technology to international standards
Constructionof Mavin Austfeed Dong Thap began early in 2017, under the consultation of European experts, on an area of 49,000 m2, and is the largest and most advanced feed mill in the Mekong Delta. The feed mill is located on the focal point for commerce and trading of all the Western Mekong Delta provinces, very convenient in both land and waterway transportation.With capacity of over 400,000 tons/year, the feed mill is designed to meet European food safety and hygiene and practical production standards – GMP Plus. Total investment for the feedmill is $US 30 million (675 billion Vietnam dong).All production lines and equipment are imported from the USA and Europe, utilising the newest automation technology in the world in material processing, production, packaging as well as advanced information technology control systems and management. The stand out feature of this feed mill is that, beside regular land transportation, it also possess a wharf system with advanced technology, able to serve large vessels up to 5,000 tons. Goods are transferred by automatic conveyer belt and robots from the warehouse straight to the vessel, saving cost and time, making it efficient and convenient for customers.
Mr David John Whitehead, Chairman of Mavin Group, said: “For Mavin, Dong Thapprovince plays an important role in terms of geographical advantage, supporting our transportation within the Mekong Delta and optimizing our customer service processes. Dong Thap also has a very advantageous and transparent investment environment, with efficient administration procedures. We have received full support from the authorities as well as the people of Dong Thap province. This is the reason Mavin chose Dong Thap as our next investment locationafter Hung Yen, Ha Nam, Nghe An and Binh Dinh… We believe that Mavin’s contribution will become a great support for Dong Thap province as well as other Mekong Delta provinces to develop in the future”
Committed to the “Farm to Table” supply chain
The opening of the Mavin Austfeed Dong Thap feed mill coincided with the opening ceremony of the Cao Lanh bridge, an Australia-Vietnam friendship project attended by the Vietnamese Prime Minister and the Australian Foreign Minister.
Beside the feed mill in Dong Thap, Mavin Group will also invest in an Advanced Technology Breeding Research and Development Center in Cao Lanh district, Dong Thap to provide high quality swine, chicken and duck breeds to Southern Vietnam. Mavin Group also plans to establish a European standard food processing plant in Dong Thap for supplying sausages, ham and cold cuts to the domestic market as well as for export. Total investment for all projects of Mavin Group in Dong Thapwill reach $US 70 million (1,600 billion VND).
Mavin Group is a Joint Venture enterprise between Australia and Vietnam, The Group has 15 years experience working in Vietnam. Mavin Group is the only enterprise in Vietnam to have a complete “Farm to Table” supply chain and is the only enterprise in Vietnam to have a fully closed operation cycle: Animal feed, breeding and farming, veterinary medicine, and food. In the animal feed industry, Mavin is one of the top 10 producers in Vietnam.
The Mavin Austfeed Dong Thapfeedmill will be the biggest and best in Vietnamutlising advanced technology and robotics, providing high quality animal feed at a reasonable price, supported by excellent customer service and technical support
With the new Mavin farming project in Dong Thap, farmers will be able to access full technical support in a complete link including: breed – feed – vet medicine – processed food.Mavin is committed to support farmers all over Vietnam.
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