Fish farmers in India have increased access to high-quality feed this year, as Cargill opens its first feed mill dedicated to fish species in the country. The mill, located in the city of Vijayawada and acquired from Mulpuri Foods & Feeds, reflects the company's commitment to bring farmers safe, high-quality aqua feed solutions. It also marks an important step in Cargill's work to develop its aqua feed business in India and across Asia.
The plant is strategically located in the Andhra Pradesh region - considered the capital of farm raised aquaculture in India - and produces fish feed products for tilapia and other warm water species. Cargill currently works with toll millers in the region, selling about 30,000 tons of fish feed a year. The new plant, with a capacity of 90,000 tons per year, enables Cargill to triple its fish fe