OUR EXPERTISE

The Nobis Consulting Network is a group of independent consultants in different disciplines, who are able to tackle multidisciplinary projects related to feed, food and agriculture. Depending on the expertise required, members of the NCN form task groups who are able to successfully accomplish a plurality of projects related to feed, food and agriculture.

Most of the consultants have a long standing personal relation, originating from study and professional career in the agricultural, feed and food business. Each participant has it’s own company and is specialised in a certain aspect of feed and food production. The NCN meets on a regular basis, discussing projects and current topics in feed- and food production. Topics are picked up from these meetings and solved using the variety of disciplines available to the NCG.

AGRICULTURAL MARKET RESEARCH

Organising and conducting both (international) quantitative and qualitative market research for firms in the agri, feed and food sector. Conducting market research among agricultural entrepreneurs, veterinarians and consumers.

SUPPORT OF ANIMAL EXPERIMENTS

Design and support in evaluating feed additives, raw materials and nutrient demands by use of animal experiments.

FEED AND FOOD CERTIFICATION

Company support in starting up, implementing and maintaining quality assurance systems according to HACCP, IFS, BRC and GMP+.

ANIMAL HEALTH AND FOOD

Binnen het netwerk is veel ervaring en kennis over de wisselwerking tussen diergezondheid en voeding o.a. de wisselwerking tussen voeding en respectievelijk darmstoornissen, immuunrespons en skeletontwikkeling.

INNOVATION

Supporting innovation throughout the production chain. Development of new concepts, fundraising and acquisition of subsidies. Providing project content and project management where required.

PLANT AND SOIL HEALTH

Our network supports all issues related to plant health. This includes biotic quality (plant pathogens and soil life) and abiotic quality (soil chemical and physical aspects).

PROCES AND PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY IN FEED AND FOOD

Consultancy in raw materials and process technology. Expertise is available in the following operations: milling, mixing, agglomeration, cooling and drying, control of feed manufacturing plants. Area’s of expertise are feed, food, solid bio fuels and fertilizers.

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

In the network is experience on cereal-, protein- & meat technology. This knowledge is available for product development of foods and ingredients for food and feed of both animal derived and and vegetable derived products.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Supply of knowledgeable project managers with people skills and a focus on the project target.

REGISTRATION OF FEED ADDITIVES

Support for European companies in registering feed additives according to regulation 1831/2003.

RISK MANAGEMENT

Risk assessment and risk management with respect to feed and food safety.

PRODUCT DAMAGE ASSESMENT

Independent assessment of damage to feed and food stuffs due to damage (e.g. transport damage or material breach).

TECHNICAL MARKETING SUPPORT

Development of a marketing strategy and support with respect to generating new ideas, strategy development, market identification, quick scans and bringing relevant parties together.

TRAINING AND EDUCATION

Each member of the Nobis Consulting Network provides training and education in their field of competence.

FEED FORMULATION AND RAW MATERIAL EVALUATION

Using feed evaluation systems, nutrient demands and knowledge of (local) raw materials to formulate feeds for ruminants, pigs and poultry, taking into account the animals housing systems and its physiological state.

PUT NUTRITION SCIENCE INTO FEED PRACTISE

Optimize and guide nutrition research and translate research findings into practical feed recommendations.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Develop and implement a strategy to connect with key stakeholders and actively respond to social issues

REGISTRATION OF PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS

Support for companies in registering plant protection products in Europe according to regulation 1107/2009.

REGISTRATION OF BIOCODES 

Support for companies in registering biocides in Europe according to regulation 528/2012.

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