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Our Company

Vitafor is a Belgian company located 20km south of the port of Antwerp, where our mission is to produce and market products that improve and protect the performance of the animal protein production industry.

We offer a complete range of feed ingredients, nutritional products, hygiene products and disinfectants, allowing our clients to buy all they need in one place.

Vitafor is a proud employer of skilled colleagues and appreciates their commitment, professionalism and flexibility. Thanks to our talented team we are now present in almost 100 countries and together we continue to grow stronger. We understand that partnership is the key to success.

history
1974

Vitafor was founded in Antwerp, Belgium.
Initially, Vitafor traded feed additives. Thanks to a rapidly increasing global demand Vitafor quickly became a world player, expanding our business outside of Europe to the Middle East.

1984

Vitafor started supplying trading feed additives worldwide.

1987

Vitafor established its first alliance, opening the Cairo office in Egypt.

1993

Our first production facility for premixes and nutritional specialties was opened.
A second alliance was made with Vial France, opening an office in Paris.

1995

Vitafor became one of the first European companies to acquire a GMP certificate.

2002

Our powder supplements plant was updated with the latest technology, making it a completely automated factory.

2006

A further We expansion was made, this time to Serbia by opening Vitafor Balkan.

2009

Our liquid supplements production factory was inaugurated, expanding our product portfolio.

2012 - 2016

Vitafor doubled its turnover

2014

Activities in Hong Kong were launched to what is now Vitafor China.

2017

Our most recent branch was opened in Taiwan, fulfilling a key role in our sourcing and in our expansion to Asia.

2018

A new shareholder structure was put in place, preparing our company for further growth.

2020

New strategic partnerships were created for our Research & Development and Sourcing & Distribution sectors.

Values

Trust

Trust is the basis for everything we do and the prerequisite to our success. We keep our promises, to our employees and stakeholders. We are aware that trust is hard to gain and can be easily lost. That is why we prove at all times that trust placed in us is worth it.

Appreciation

We believe in actively listening and involving other parties in our daily work. We provide help when necessary and possible. Our partners and customers are our biggest asset, so creating an atmosphere of recognition is key for the successful development of our company.

Respect

We respect each other’s values, differences and contributions. For our customers, our team, ourselves and our community. Our team is diverse by design. We value the differences that each team member represents. We also recognize that everyone is important and that everyone plays a role that matters as everyone’s opinion is valid.

Growth

We are constantly aiming to grow as individuals, as a company and as a partner. We believe that our journey is a lifelong pursuit, and that this kind of lifelong growth, development and innovation are what will continue to push us forward as a company.

Honesty

Honesty at Vitafor is the quality, condition and characteristic of being fair, truthful and morally upright. Honesty creates a positive atmosphere for all, that is why it is extremely important to us and our success.

team
General Manager
Koen Valgaeren
CEO
Email: koen(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 680
Commercial
Bart Van den Berghe
Trading Director
Email: bart(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 690
Gosia Podwysocka
Trading Director
Email: gosia(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 693
Johan De Backer
Sales Director
Email: johan(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 692
Camila SantamarĂ­a
Sales Manager Latin America / Spain
Email: camila(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 699
Thuy Bui
Sales Manager Southeast Asia
Email: thuy(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 489 95 7534
Jocelyn Huang
Area Manager Asia
Email: jocelyn(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +886 960 11 6966
Lieven Dambre
Business Development Manager Europe / CIS
Email: lieven(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 479 94 0091
Myriam Prins
Sales Manager Middle East
Email: myriam(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 474 58 7120
Jules Tondu
Sales Manager Belgium
Email: jules(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 475 60 0087
Customer Service
Kelly Stoop
Customer Service
Email: kelly(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 686
Btissame Uchan
Customer Service
Email: btissame(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 689
Steffie Jansegers
Customer Service
Email: steffie(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 687
Finance
Peter Rodet
Finance / HR Director
Email: peter(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 685
Jutta Meeus
Accountancy
Email: jutta(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 684
Operations
Patrick Van De Graaf
Operations Director
Email: patrick(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 611
Ann Buggenhout
Team Lead Production Planning
Email: ann(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 688
Kimberley Van Poecke
Production Planning
Email: kimberley(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 683
Quality/R&D
Jan Roelandt
Quality Assurance / R&D Responsible
Email: jan(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 698
Jan Philippo
Quality Assurance
Email: jan.philippo(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 681
Johan Somers
Quality Assurance
Email: johan.somers(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 682
Sofie Van Gansen
Quality Assurance
Email: sofie(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 694
Eva Dhondt
Regulatory / Registrations
Email: eva(at)vitafor.com
Phone: +32 376 00 653
partners
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