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EW Group

Erich Wesjohann Group (EW Group), whose subsidiaries include Hy-Line International, Aviagen Group, Lohmann Tierzucht and H&N, is a diversified holding company and global market leader in the breeding of egg layer genetics. With several wholly owned operations and joint ventures across the world, the group serves the global egg industry in more than 100 countries. Besides the core business of egg layer breeding, the group is active in the fields of animal health, fish genetics, functional food ingredients, grain storage and Specific Pathogen Free (SPF) egg production. EW group recently acquired Novogen, a French breeding company, and Verbeek, a distributor for Novogen in the Market. It also acquired Hygiena, a leader in food safety and environmental testing solutions.
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#352 /380
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Animal proteins #86
Food and agriculture #322
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#1 0.0 /100 #380

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Visbek, Germany
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Group revenue
USD 3,869,255,000
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