Through its comprehensive strategy, NutriQuest® improves the way animal producers succeed and flourish.

NutriQuest®, founded in 2007, is a team of industry-leading animal experts serving animal producers by delivering targeted breakthrough technologies aimed at improving profitability and filling an important need.

The NutriQuest portfolio of solutions includes research-based feed technologies, probiotics, protein technologies, nutritional quality and value monitoring services, water quality products, and humane euthanasia technology, among others that improve production performance and provide best cost to the producer.

At NutriQuest we feel privileged to have a leadership role in the animal industry and have a strong sense of stewardship for animal production and serving our customers. Through collaboration with industry participants, technology providers, and customers, NutriQuest is continually working on behalf of animal producers to fill critical needs and provide a high level of value.

NutriQuest has an unending commitment to the interest of its customers and the animal production industries.

Customer Servant

We are servants to livestock and poultry producers with a principle goal of improving their competitive position and prosperity.

Candor with Care

We communicate openly and honestly with the best interest of each other, NutriQuest and the Greater Good in mind.


We foster an environment of integrity and mutual respect that offers an opportunity for growth and fulfillment in an entrepreneurial culture.


We are committed to finding practical solutions to difficult problems by working hard, thinking “outside the box” and not giving up.


We collaborate to multiply each other’s potential and are committed to building and sustaining relationships that are fair and mutually beneficial.


We hold ourselves to high standards of discipline and rigor in our approach to deliver the best products, services and value to our customers.


  • Founded by Steve Weiss and Chad Hagen
  • NutriQuest Nutrition Solutions
  • NutriQuest Business Solutions
  • Established buying group representing 15% of U.S. Swine Industry
  • NutriQuest Illuminate launched


  • NutriQuest Evosure product (1st generation) launched
  • Launch of NutriQuest Procurement Solutions


  • Technology and Marketing Agreement with Puretein Agri, and launch of betaGRO product
  • Marketing Agreement initiated for phytogenic products


  • Euthanex AgPro launched to serve producers in search of humane euthanasia technologies
  • Chile distribution established with NovAgri, S.A., Santiago, Chile


  • Established Latin America distribution with Euro-NUTEC, Queretaro, Mexico


  • NutriQuest Research Nursery Facility established in
    collaboration with New Horizon Farms, Pipestone, Minnesota
  • Entered poultry sector


  • 3rd Generation NutriQuest Evosure
  • NutriQuest Research Sow Farm established in collaboration with New Horizon Farms, Pipestone, Minnesota


  • Canada sales, marketing and distribution initiated
  • Exclusive Distribution Agreement established for the sale of Dutrion water treatment technology with Dutrion North America, Ltd.
  • Opening of NutriQuest Ran Finisher Research Center


  • Significant company growth with the addition of 12 key professionals
  • Commenced operations at the NutriQuest Modeling Research Center
  • NutriQuest Evosure established as the market leading feed additive for sows and nursery pigs
  • Thailand, Philippines distribution relationships established


  • NutriQuest Poultry Research Center established in collaboration with Southern Poultry Research Group
  • Continued company growth with the addition of 11 professionals
  • Across multiple species, initiated herd-specific diagnostic program aimed at targeting health improvement solutions
  • Dutrion water treatment recognized as key component in production systems aimed for reduced use of antibiotics
  • Added two PhD’s to NutriQuest Nutrition Solutions team, providing swine nutrition consulting and formulation
  • Vietnam distribution established


  • Entered Brazil swine and poultry markets with investment in NutriQuest Technofeed
  • Taiwain distribution established
  • SPR broiler battery cage research center established
  • Launched dairy product development efforts by adding 6 professionals in their research and nutrition consulting areas
  •  Launched NutriQuest Swine Awake


  • International distribution of NutriQuest Optimize
  • Dairy calf and lactation research centers established
  • Launched NutriQuest Assist
  • Launched NutriQuest Nursery Platform
  • Launched NutriQuest Proteck
  • Launched NutriQuest Sow Platform


  • International distribution of NutriQuest Optimize
  • Launched NutriQuest Dairy Relieve
  • Launched NutriQuest AC


Steve Weiss
CEO & Co-Founder

Kim Friesen

Dr. Kim Friesen

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Nick Gales
Chief Financial Officer


Deb Blaser-Gretillat
VP of Human Resources

Ryan Cooney
Director of Business Development

Dr. Ken Purser
Supply Chain and
Special Projects Advisor

Dale Green
Director of Operations

Dan Schimek
Director of Innovation & Consulting