Coppens International has its own research centre called Alltech Coppens Research Centre (ACAC). The centre carries out research in the following domains:
The ACAC is the Netherlands' only research centre that carries out practical and applicable research within the field of aquaculture. In the past fifteen years, the ACAC has carried out hundreds of studies.
Our R&D Team includes members of several departments at Coppens International. Alongside ensuring quality, this structure also means that the importance and integrity of carrying out research is reflected with regards to the organization as a whole.
The questions and needs of our customers are central to our R&D Team's activities. As we place great importance on research, we ensure that it is well organized and effectively integrated into overall business operations. This approach means we are able to cater to all market demands.
Fishmeal and fish oil are important elements of fish feed. However, given the increasing price and scarcity of these two materials, Coppens International places its focus on reducing the proportion of fishmeal and fish oil in fish feed. The basic principle is to develop products that will entirely replace these materials in the future, so that we can produce fish feed as sustainably as possible.
The research carried out at Coppens is based on the three Ps: