The Provimi Group has agreed to acquire Biovet, a leading premix producer in Colombia. Biovet is the leading independent premix producer in the country, in particular for poultry. The company employs around 80 people and is located in Bogota. The acquisition will add to Provimi’s existing presence in Latin America, which already includes Nutron in Brazil and Alimental in Argentina, as well as Bonimex trade offices in Chile and Costa Rica. Nutron and Alimental produce animal nutrition products for poultry, swine and ruminants, specialties and pet food. Provimi´s total sales in Latin America amounted to EUR 125 million in 2007. Provimi employs over 8,000 people and had annual sales of € 1.9 billion in 2007.