Animal nutrition company Biomin has acquired Germany-based phytogenic feed additive and feed flavorings company Micro-Plus, a move that will add to Biomin's expansion in the growth promotion and feed flavoring markets, according to the company.

Biomin also hopes to strengthen its access to those markets while allowing for an extended technical support to customers worldwide. "Micro-Plus is an excellent acquisition, which will add to Biomin's extensive competence in phytogenics an additional 27 years of know-how, along with an experienced team of professionals working to provide the best possible solutions for our customers," said Dr. Tobias Steiner, director competence center phytogenics within Biomin.