nutrace, feed safety, quality assurance, trouw nutrition canada, Nutrace® is our company-wide proactive program to assure feed-to-food safety and quality.


Guaranteeing unmatched value for our customers and partners by:

  • Minimizing risk by stringent ingredient, manufacturer and supplier assessment and management;

  • Ensuring only healthy, safe and sustainable raw materials are used for the production of Trouw Nutrition products;

  • Total transparent operation for customer confidence;

  • Assuring high quality products and services.


The Nutrace® program, complying with legislation and customer demands, is structured in five Nutrace® pillars.

Certified Quality& Food Safety

  • Commitment to international quality standards in all parts of the chain;
  • Based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point and Trouw Nutrition’sown Health, Safety, Environment and Quality system;
  • External certification (e.g. FeedAssure®, ISO, Good Manufacturing Processes(GMP+ Int) with third-party independent audit.

Ingredient & Supplier
& Management                                                             

  • Common standards for the assessment and management of ingredients suppliers and manufacturers;
  • New suppliers and manufacturers must be evaluated and approved before being considered an official Trouw Nutrition supplier. Supported by Nutreco-wide ingredient & supplier assessment & management system;
  • Only approved feed ingredients, suppliers and manufactures are used by Trouw Nutrition.

& Control                                               

  • Implemented monitoring system;
  • Harmonized sampling & analysis methods;
  • Specific requirements of laboratories;
  • Nutreco wide early warning and rapid alert system;
  • Control of non-conformities;
  • Clear procedures for internal measures and external notification.                                                                                                                                         


  • Implemented risk management system to take appropriate precautions to minimize risks;
  • Crisis manuals have been developed based on experience and simulations.
  • These specify necessary corrective actions, communications and, where necessary, recall procedures. Well-trained crisis teams are prepared to minimize the impact of incidents;
  • Supported by a comprehensive, global network throughout the industry,with regulators, NGO’s and other stakeholders.

& Tracing                                     

  • Implemented Graphical Lot Tracker tracking & tracing-systems;
  • Traces feed batches back to their raw materials allowing for rapid upstream and downstream information essential for an efficient recall program;
  • Ensures an efficient information flow between Trouw Nutrition, its suppliers and customers;
  • Keeping record of every input and process from feed ingredient purchasing to finished product delivery.




Contact us today to learn more about our quality assurance protocols and to see how we can support you and your operation.