About us

Our Profile
Breed4Food is a consortium established by Wageningen University & Research Centre and four international animal breeding companies:

Breed4Food has the ambition to be the world-leading center for research and innovation in livestock genetics.

Breed4Food receives financial support from the Topsector Agri&Food and NWO-TTW.

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Our Mission

Partnering to develop novel genetics and genomics tools through innovative science, beneficial to the breeding, production and consumption of animal proteins with a strong commitment to responsible stewardship of animal resources.

Our Objectives

Animal breeding requires high investments in R&D and long-term commitment to meet changing consumer demands to increase efficiency in the food chain, to reduce the ecological foot print, to minimize the use of antibiotics and to contribute to food safety, better health and welfare of livestock.