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Company Profile
Founded and grown as an Austrian family business, Delacon has been the pioneer and global leader in phytogenic feed additives for 30 years. The company researches, develops and manufactures plant-derived products on a sound scientific basis for poultry, pigs, ruminants and aqua, and coined the term ‘phytogenic feed additives.’
Products and modes of action
Delacon has been a pioneer and world market leader in phytogenic feed additives for poultry, pigs and ruminants for about 30 years. These additives are produced from plant extracts and essential oils. Products incorporate not only herbs and spices commonly used in cooking, including thyme, garlic, oregano and cinnamon, but also exotic plants such as quillaja. Delacon’s current product lines include Biostrong® for poultry, Actifor® for ruminants, and Fresta® and Aromex® for swine.
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CEO Markus Dedl – visionary and strategist

Markus Dedl, son of Delacon’s founder Helmut Dedl, who also coined the term ‘phytogenic feed additives’, has taken over as CEO of the company and all its subsidiaries in 2010.
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