The unique combination of Top Select with our specialty range Excentials, as well as with the branded ingredient portfolio Elovitals, allows Orffa to create, select and deliver feed additive solutions to fit the customer’s individual requirements.
The feed additive specialist
Orffa develops, customizes, sources and offers feed additives and feed additive concepts for the animal nutrition market. In short: we create, select and deliver.
As the feed additive specialist, we have dedicated teams engineering feed solutions with value added products and concepts for all stakeholders in the animal production chain. Our feed solutions range from simple individual products to complex solutions that aim to overcome and solve the challenges faced by the animal production industry.
We offer both in-house developed and branded concepts and products as well as distribution products. We deliver the ideal mix of technical products and basic feed additives. Europe is our home base, and EU quality prevails. Orffa guarantees that all its products and concepts are certified according to the high European regulatory standards and our internal QC systems, which are more stringent than the official European requirements.
Engineering feed solutions
Orffa is a knowledge and product platform. We engineer solutions. Consequently, the constant monitoring of market needs, novel technical developments and new production sites is of paramount importance to constantly raise our standards and image. Our teams of technical and commercial engineers, as well as our innovation teams, are committed to meeting customer needs. Our sourcing team is also constantly active at the global level to assure an influx of new products and concepts and to find the right partners for our outsourced production.
We focus on innovation and development, on regulatory affairs and quality control, on logistics, sourcing and service, and on marketing and sales. We outsource R&D, warehousing, logistics and production to close partners who are specialists in their domains. Orffa’s experts control, organize and manage. They are in close contact with our partners on a daily basis and assume final responsibility. Intellectual property is safeguarded by exclusive contracts and patents.
Long-term partnerships are the key to our successful implementation of this model. This is Orffa’s way of continuously improving processes without losing the focus on our core competence, which is to engineer feed solutions. It is how we constantly reinvent and challenge ourselves as a market leader and ensure that we keep meeting the increasingly demanding requirements of the feed industry.
Our dedicated experts
Engineering feed solutions, it’s done by people. That is why our staff consists of highly trained and educated specialists: commercial, technical and scientific experts.
A broad presence in the market ensures that we continue to stay abreast of new developments. Our experts are in constant contact with our wide and growing customer base and our producer and supplier network, as well as with all decision makers and stakeholders in the industry. We maintain close contact with local and international authorities, R&D institutes and professional organizations.
As a result, Orffa is perceived to be an effective knowledge platform. Orffa’s experts are in daily contact with the decision makers at various levels in our customer’s and partner’s organizations, from purchasing managers to technical and scientific nutritionists, QC executives and production leaders. This gives us a unique insight in the requirements of our customers and partners.
Our brand lines
Orffa’s brands stand for exceptional quality as well as proven and documented efficiency.
Excentials is our line of innovative and specialized feed additives and feed concepts, developed during our almost 50 years of experience in the European feed market. Products and concepts are scientifically well documented and often the subject of peer-reviewed articles. These developments are inspired by market needs and aim to improve productivity, efficiency, quality and sustainability.
Elovitals is Orffa’s range of basic, essential feed additives, produced for us by leading long-term partners. The Elovitals brand guarantees the highest of Orffa’s quality standards, which are more demanding than the legally required standards in Europe, together with the outstanding service level provided by Orffa.
Top Select is our quality seal for a wide range of premium distribution brands, selected by Orffa and trusted by our customers to provide feed solutions fitting their needs. We team up with leading manufacturers of amino acids, trace elements, vitamins, probiotics and other specialty feed additives, offering exceptional solutions to the industry’s needs and challenges.
With a direct presence in all major established and developing feed producing markets around the world, we have our headquarters in Europe. We are also present in the Americas, the Middle East and Asia.
We opt for a centralized approach combined with a strong local market presence, either via our technical sales people or via distributors. Orffa’s main store and headquarters are located near the major European ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp.
This strategic location guarantees an efficient and swift logistic handling of incoming and outgoing goods. Logistics is our main concern, considering the massive amount of feed additives Orffa’ markets: more than 150,000 metric tons per year.
WarehousingOrffa has its central warehouse at GVT Transport & Logistics B.V.. In total we keep around 5.000 tons in stock at GVT. Over 250 different items are stored in a modern equipped warehouse located in Tilburg, close to Rotterdam seaport. Various local warehouses spread around the world, are part of our logistic network from which we can ship small quantities to local customers in the fastest possible way.
Logistics TeamThe logistics department at Orffa is involved in transportation, stock control, warehousing and monitoring the flow of goods. Our team is responsible for delivering our products in the right quantity at the right time, accompanied with all required documentation.
Value added serviceSpecial requests such as repackaging, re-labeling according to customer requirements are also possible and are coordinated by the logistics department. Our highly professional team is always ready to solve all kinds of problems for our customers.
The regulatory affairs team is at your service for the registration of Orffa products throughout the world.
Feed additives often require a premarketing authorization or registration at the competent authority in the country of destination. Centralized in the office in Belgium, we use our broad network of local regulatory experts to expand our product range geographically. Orffa has over 300 product registrations in over 60 countries on all populated continents. Hence, the regulatory department has experience in handling a wide variety of regulatory requirements.
Based on many years of experience, we still learn every day and expand our knowledge by penetrating into more and more countries. We are present in regional and local regulatory associations to anticipate upcoming and existing new regulations. In doing so, we fully support and contribute to the global presence of Orffa products.
Orffa Business Continuity Statement
The EU authorities, just as the national European governments are taking radical measures to control the spreading of the Covid-19 virus. Their main concern is to manage the epidemic, limiting the number of casualties to a minimum. Quarantine measures are in place, just as strict lock downs in several countries. Although the authorities are strict in limiting the freedom of people to move around, it is their major concern to safeguard the economic activities in the affected countries. Amongst economical sector which are spared from drastic measures and which are considered priority sectors are human and animal nutrition, just as human and veterinarian pharmaceuticals.