Pancosma, additives for animal nutrition-Bio actives

By: Pancosma  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Animals, Animal Nutrition, Plant Extracts


In the ever-changing world of animal nutrition, nutritionists and feed formulators are constantly searching for new feed additives that can improve animal performance and gut health. Plant extracts - used for their medicinal properties over past millennia in human medicine - are used in diets to improve the productivity of livestock, without involving risk to animals, consumers or environment.

XTRACT®, a patented brand

As a world leader in the use of plant extracts for farm animals, Pancosma has developed standardized micro-encapsulated combinations of active naturally occurring substances from aromatic plants and spices. All products are proven, through multi-trial meta-analysis, for efficacy, safety, and traceability.

Products under the XTRACT


brand are used worldwide by major feed compounders and premix companies. XTRACT


is the leading brand in the phytogenics market for ruminant and monogastric animals.


Over the past 15 years, we have done hundreds of trials on several species and validated the products’ efficiency and reliability. The Pancosma approach is total transparency in product composition, and we also offer customers the opportunity to verify and test our formulations and products. The company has also registered more than 15 patents for the XTRACT® brand.

Keywords: Animal Nutrition, Animals, Feed Additives, Plant Extracts,

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