Joint ventures, partnerships & licensee agreements
DV Nutrition UA
In May 2003, Volac and Dutch dairy co-operative DOC Kaas formed an innovative joint venture company under the name DV Nutrition.
DV Nutrition is located in Hoogeveen, The Netherlands, and focuses on processing liquid whey into high quality whey protein and lactose based products using the latest innovative technology in one environmentally friendly production site.
Volac Ingredients SDN BHD
Volac Ingredients SDN BHD (VISB) was established in 2003 as a joint venture between Volac and Malaysia’s PGEO Group. The company's production site is at the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsular and manufactures Megalac, the world’s leading rumen protected fat ingredient, and Megafat, the C16 protected fat.
The site’s proximity to the PGEO Group-run palm oil refineries at Pasir Gudang enables VISB to benefit from a secure and constant supply of quality assured palm fatty acid.
Volac has recently worked in partnership with VISB and Wilmar International Ltd to establish a manufacturing plant in Tianjin, China.
Church & Dwight Co .Inc
Volac works in partnership with Church & Dwight who manufacture Megalac products for supply to the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Central and South America under a manufacturing license agreement.
Volac works in partnership with First Milk, the UK’s only major dairy company owned by British dairy farmers.
As a business with a passion for innovation and sustainability, it is constantly seeking fresh ways of working with partners across the supply chain to drive pioneering solutions to industry challenges.
This has been supported by rapid progress recently on launching new products, through the purchase of new businesses, and securing new customers in UK and international markets.
For further information on First Milk, please visit www.firstmilk.co.uk/, follow the company on Twitter @first_milk or view the First Milk YouTube channel www.youtube.co.uk/firstmilk1
MV Ingredients (MVI)
MV Ingredients (MVI) is a £12 million joint venture between Arla Foods UK and Volac. The advanced whey processing facility adds value to the dairy supply chain and produces an innovative de-mineralised whey permeate powder for use in food processing.
Volac Wilmar Feed Ingredients Ltd
On the 6th July 2015 Volac International Limited and Wilmar International Limited announced the creation of a joint venture group to develop their added value animal feed fat business around the world.
Volac Wilmar Feed Ingredients combines the nutritional reputation, global brand and sales network of Volac with the operational raw material logistics and scale of Wilmar.
The joint venture will become a global leader in animal feed fats, supporting the dairy farming industry through deep nutritional expertise, by marketing an expanded “MEGA” branded range of feed fat products which are responsibly sourced through a leading sustainability approach and by maximising operational efficiency.