RO37mn animal feed factory to be established at Khazaen

  • Date: 25-Nov-2023
  • Source: Muscat Daily
  • Sector:Industrial
  • Country:Oman
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RO37mn animal feed factory to be established at Khazaen

Muscat – In line with Oman’s efforts to enhance the country’s food security, Omani Bioproducts Company is planning to establish a factory for the production of animal feed and aquatic organisms at the Khazaen Economic City. The animal feed factory will be established in three phases with an estimated investment cost of RO37mn, according to […]Muscat – In line with Oman’s efforts to enhance the country’s food security, Omani Bioproducts Company is planning to establish a factory for the production of animal feed and aquatic organisms at the Khazaen Economic City.

The animal feed factory will be established in three phases with an estimated investment cost of RO37mn, according to an Oman News Agency report.

The tender for the construction of the factory was issued in June, and it is expected that the construction work for the project will be awarded before the end of 2023. Nine local companies are bidding for the construction tender.

The project aims to benefit from agricultural and biological by-products, transform them into specialised value-added products, and recycle date by-products, which include date kernels, pulp, and palm fronds.

The animal feed factory project at the Khazaen Economic City will produce about 100,000 tonnes annually of alternative grass feed made