Canafa & CBS Bio Platforms Triumphs with Innovative Agri-Biotech Solutions in India

In a groundbreaking series of events that promise to transform the poultry nutrition landscape, Canafa, in collaboration with CBS Bio Platforms, a leader in enzymes and other bio-based feed platforms, conducted a series of educational and networking programs across the Indian subcontinent in Karnal, Chandigarh, and Hyderabad last week, showcasing groundbreaking product technologies in the field of agricultural biotechnology. This initiative marks a significant milestone since Canafa, a key channel partner for CBS since 2020, enhanced its outreach with a dedicated sales team.

CBS presented its latest advancements in Multi-Carbohydrase Enzyme Technology and Enhanced Yeast Technology, designed to optimize animal nutrition, and improve gastrointestinal health across various species. These technologies are emblematic of CBS’s commitment to sustainability and efficiency in agriculture, crucial in a country where agriculture plays a pivotal role in the economy.

“At CBS Bio Platforms, our technical capabilities are at the forefront of transforming agricultural production, ” said Rob Patterson, Vice President Innovation, CBS Bio Platforms. “By leveraging our advanced enzyme and yeast technologies, we aim to revolutionize the way nutrients are utilized in animal feed, enhancing both efficiency and productivity.” 

The Multi-Carbohydrase Enzymes, including the flagship product Superzyme®, exemplify CBS’s innovative approach. This technology allows for enhanced digestion of high-fibre ingredients, promoting better nutrient absorption and overall animal health. Superzyme® has shown significant improvements in feed efficiency and growth performance, which are key to the cost-effective production of poultry and livestock.

In addition, CBS highlighted its Enhanced Yeast Technology through products like CarboMax and Maxi-Nutrio® Liquid. These products are designed to improve gut health and immunity, contributing to the robustness and productivity of farm animals. Notably,          Maxi-Nutrio® Liquid, the first fully-soluble beta-glucan & mannan product launched in the market,  for use in drinking water systems, has demonstrated its efficacy in promoting beneficial bacterial growth and enhancing the immune response.

They also featured ProSparity, an advanced multi-component protease technology, designed to increase the digestibility of diverse protein sources in poultry diets. ProSparity targets undigested proteins, transforming them into absorbable nutrients, which leads to better growth performance and reduced feed costs. By enabling more efficient protein utilization, ProSparity supports eco-efficient protein production and enhances the economic viability of poultry farming.

“We are excited about the possibilities that our latest technologies bring to the Indian market and beyond,” said Krisjan Jones, President, CBS Bio Platforms. “Our commitment to enhancing agricultural productivity through biotechnological innovation has never been stronger. These meetings not only strengthened CBS’s commitment to the Indian market but also laid the groundwork for further collaborations in India.”

The marathon of knowledge began on the evening of April 8, 2024, at the prestigious Hotel Noor Mahal in Karnal, drawing an impressive crowd comprising local feed manufacturers, integrators, nutritionists, and veterinarians. This engagement was not only a platform for learning but also an avenue for forging and strengthening industry connections.

The journey of enlightenment continued, with the next stop at Chandigarh’s Hotel Best Western Maryland. This session was specially designed for technical veterinarians and nutritionists, focusing primarily on the needs of layer birds, signifying Canafa and CBS’s commitment to addressing the diverse segments within the poultry industry.

The bustling city of Hyderabad witnessed the third ensemble on 11Th April,2024 at Hotel Amravati, attracting veterinary doctors, nutritionists, and poultry entrepreneurs.

Each program concluded on a high note with a gala cocktail and dinner, symbolizing the blend of scientific innovation and social interaction that is crucial for the growth and development of the poultry sector. These meetings not only served as an educational platform but also as an instrumental forum for stakeholders to discuss, deliberate, and strategize the future of poultry nutrition in India.

These programs underpinned by the visionary leadership of Mr. Kanwaljit Singh Ahluwalia, MD, Canafa, and the welcoming presence local managers from the respective areas and Dr. Sandeep Deshmukh, National Head for Canafa, underscored the pivotal role of innovative nutrition solutions in poultry health and productivity.

CBS Bio Platforms’s regional office in Manila, Philippines that includes a dedicated team of sales managers and nutritionists who focus on providing tailored support to meet the specific needs of the Asian region. Dr.Geraldbeau Licarte, Nutritionist extends support to India on all the nutrition & technical aspects whereas Dr. Eduardo Tuason, Sales Manager, CBS is helping on all the technical & commercial activities to Canafa team in India.

The series of meetings in India, and the partnership between Canafa and CBS, are a testament to CBS’s global impact and its crucial role in fostering sustainable agricultural practices worldwide. As CBS continues to expand its presence and influence, the future of agriculture looks brighter, more sustainable, and technologically driven.

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Mindy Schweitzer                                                          Tamanna

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