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L-Valine Feed Grade by Ajinomoto Animal Nutrition Europe is a major innovation for the animal feed industry. The use of L-Valine in addition to L-Lysine, L-Threonine and L-Tryptophan is a guarantee of efficient feeds in terms of technical and economic performance, and improves animal farming sustainability by reducing nitrogen excreted by animals

Since 2009, Ajinomoto Animal Nutrition Europe has produced and sold L-Valine. The main characteristics of the product are described below:


Physical description Whitish crystalline powder
Chemical description
Molecular formula C5H11NO2
Molecular weight 117.15
Isomer L (Laevo-rotatory)
Regulatory position
L-Valine Feed Grade is in the scope of Regulation (EC) 1831/2003 of 22/09/03 on additives for use in animal nutrition (OJ EU n° L 268 of 18/10/2003), category: "nutritional additives", functional group: "amino acids, their salts and analogues" (3c3.7.1) and is approved for use in all animal species
Nutritional data
Dry matter 98.5%
L-Valine 96.5%
Digestibility 100%
Crude protein 72.1%
ME poultry 5260 (22.0) kcal/kg (MJ/kg)
DE pigs 5830 (24.4) kcal/kg (MJ/kg)
ME pigs 5480 (22.9) kcal/kg (MJ/kg)
NE pigs 4235 (17.7) kcal/kg (MJ/kg)
Range of supplementation usually observed 0.1 to 2.5 kg/ton of compound feed
General specifications
pH 5 to 6
Density 0.5 to 0.6
Packaging 25 kg bags on shrink wrapped pallets and "Big bags"
Stability - Closed 25 kg bags unopened: the product is stable for at least 2 years if stored under recommended conditions
- Closed "Big bags" unopened: the product is stable for at least 1 year if stored under recommended conditions