Hendrix Genetics to invest in Bangladesh shrimp industry

February 12, 2019

Hendrix Genetics (HG) is to venture into the Bangladeshi shrimp industry. HG President, Thijs Hendrix met Bangladeshi Ambassador to the Netherlands, Sheikh Mohammed Belal last week. The company’s ultimate goal is to provide Bangladesh with high quality shrimp genetics in the form of pathogen-free, genetically-improved shrimp broodstock. A high level business delegation from Bangladesh with a focus on fishing and aquaculture is to visit the Netherlands from February 26-28. The Dutch company is considering a MoU on the shrimp sector development with the Bangladesh Shrimp and Fish Foundation during the visit.