Multispecies breeding company Hendrix Genetics has been awarded the the RusPrix Award 2012 by His Excellency Roman A. Kolodkin, Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the Netherlands.
Hendrix Genetics received this special acknowledgement for `the best results achieved by a Dutch company on the Russian market`.
The best results achieved by a Dutch company on the Russian market was awarded for the project between Hypor, the pig breeding division of Hendrix Genetics and partner Znamensky Genetic Selection Center, part of Exima agro-holding/Mikoyan. Together they established the first state-of-the-art genetic center in pig breeding in Russia.
The award was received by Thijs Hendrix, Président of Hendrix Genetics: "We are very proud that we have been awarded this prize as recognition of the successful cooperation between us and our numerous partners in Russia. We want to share this award with our partners in the layer, turkey and pig industry in Russia and with our employees in Russia, The Netherlands and all other countries where we are operating."
Economic relations between Russia and the Netherlands have been progressing well over the years with the Netherlands being one of the most important trade partners of Russia today.