Lallemand Animal Nutrition Announces Addition Of Two In The Pacific Northwest

Lallemand Animal Nutrition announces the addition of two members to its growing staff in the Pacific Northwest region. Rick Choate and Glenn Vander Woude joined the Lallemand sales team in September as Territory Business Managers.

Choate comes from a leading Pacific Northwest animal products distributor where he worked closely with key nutritionists and veterinarians. Prior to this, Choate spent several years in the agricultural banking industry. Choate resides in Twin Falls, ID and will be primarily focused on Lallemand’s active dry yeast, ProTernative, and Sil-All inoculant products.

Vander Woude was previously a full-time dairy producer in Idaho for 15 years. He is a graduate of Dordt College in Sioux Center, IA with a B.S. in Agriculture Business. Vander Woude will be primarily focused on Lallemand’s active dry yeast, Levucell SC, and Biotal inoculant product lines.

“We are excited to have Rick and Glenn on board to strengthen Lallemand’s commitment to providing profitable solutions to the animal agriculture industry,” says Jeff Ast, Commercial Director, Lallemand Animal Nutrition, North America.  “With their unique experience in the agriculture industry, they will be valuable additions to our team.”

Lallemand Animal Nutrition is dedicated to the development, production, and marketing of profitable, natural and differentiated solutions for animal nutrition and health. Our core products are live bacteria for Direct Fed Microbials and silage inoculants, specific yeast for probiotics, and high value yeast derivatives. More news from Lallemand Animal Nutrition can be seen on