Mission and vision


Schothorst Feed Research is an international company that generates knowledge about animal nutrition. It is our mission to make a contribution to the production of food of animal origin together with our clients. We achieve this by developing and implementing knowledge about livestock feed so that our clients are able to produce socially acceptable feed in a competitive and safe way. Through a proactive approach, we make a contribution to the continuity of our clients with special emphasis on efficiency, returns, added value, and quality.


Schothorst Feed Research provides independent, expert research in a wide variety of feed-related research areas. Schothorst Feed Research focuses on the following core competences:

  • Knowledge of feedstuffs
  • Implementation of nutritional knowledge in feed for livestock
  • Digestive physiology and microflora in the intestinal tract


SFR training at the COFCO Head Quarters in BeijingSFR visits its clients

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"All of this makes that the collaboration with Schothorst in the last 12 years for us has been very satisfactory"Suso Mendez, nutritionist Coren (Spain)
"It is especially regarding the energy evaluation, and especially for alternative rawmaterials that we acquire knowledge from Schothorst. Fiber fraction is probably the area where there is the greatest difference between Danish and Dutch feed evaluation."Hans Aae, Group R&D Director at DLG Group
"Commercial nutritionist need to have an independent, trustworthy and scientifically orientated technical partner. AFGRI Animal feeds have found this assurance in our technical partners at Schothorts Feed Research"Dr. Franscois Crots, Technical & Sales Director Monogastric Nutrition
"With SFR’s inputs, we increased the accuracy of feed ingredients energy and nutrients values"Dr. Paul Lu R&D director DaChan Greatwall Group