Volac International Ltd

Photo:The start of Volac in Orwell

The start of Volac in Orwell

Photo:The first extension of Volac

The first extension of Volac

Photo:The early car park

The early car park

Photo:The warehouse

The warehouse

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Volac International Ltd' page
Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Volac International Ltd' page
Photo:Volac's new Head Office under construction in February 2012

Volac's new Head Office under construction in February 2012

Photo:The Head office, opened in Spring 2012

The Head office, opened in Spring 2012

By Derek Skipper

Volac started at Wendy in 1970 and moved to Fishers Lane Orwell in 1978.

The company made milk replacers and feed ingredients for animals in their factories in Wales and Liverpool and later on, introduced bale wrapping technology to the UK.

1989 a pitched roof was added to their building and an extension  together with a warehouse.

1990---The official opening of Volac House.

1991 sees the introduction of milk replacers using whey processing technology.

1998 Whey processing technology is developed for human nutrition.

Milk replacers are used for elephants, chickens, hedgehogs, deer and other animals.

In 2012 Volac employs about 250 people, with about 55 at Volac House, several of whom live in Orwell.

This page was added by Derek Skipper on 23/11/2012.

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