​OUR BIO-VALORIZATION SEGMENT

Our Bio-valorization segment, which covers Tessenderlo Group’s activities in animal by-product processing, consists of PB Gelatins/PB Leiner (production, trading and sale of gelatins) and Akiolis (rendering, production and sale of proteins and fats).

​PRODUCTION LOCATIONS

PB Gelatins/PB Leiner

3 production plants in Europe (Belgium, Germany, UK), 2 in China and 3 in the Americas (US, Argentina, Brazil)

Akiolis

3 production plants, 29 collection centers in France (Atemax)
8 production plants, 19 collection centers in France (Soleval)
1 production plant (Violleau)

​CORE MARKETS

​Food, medical, pharma, pet food, agriculture, energy, fat etc.

​AREA OF ACTIVITY

​Bio-resources, agriculture

​BUSINESS DRIVERS

  • ​Growing demand for bio-based environmentally friendly offerings in feed, food, energy and pharmaceutical and technical applications
  • Improved standards of living result in increased meat consumption and protein demand

​STRATEGIC FOCUS

PB Gelatins/PB Leiner

  • To optimize efficiencies on existing assets
  • To focus on customer relationships and product development
  • To vigorously focus on realizing manufacturing excellence and improved valorization of access to raw materials
  • To increase the focus on healthy foods (protein rich, collagen peptides)

Akiolis

  • To strengthen our position in our core business on upstream markets
  • To improve the valorization of finished products on pet food and aquaculture markets
  • To focus on customer relationships and product development
  • To improve efficiency in existing plants