Protekta Inc. Ranks No. 257th on the 2018 Growth 500

September 13, 2018 8:06 am

– Canadian Business unveils 30th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies –


Lucknow (September 13, 2018) Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked Protekta Inc. No. 257th on the 30th annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth. Growth 500 winners are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and online at and

Protekta Inc. made the 2018 Growth 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 259%.

“The companies on the 2018 Growth 500 are truly remarkable. Demonstrating foresight, innovation and smart management, their stories serve as a primer for how to build a successful entrepreneurial business today,” says Deborah Aarts, Growth 500 program manager. “As we celebrate 30 years of the Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country.”

“Protekta Inc. is honoured to be on the Growth 500 ranking,” says CEO Morten Jakobsen. “This achievement reflects the strength of our products and the dedication of our team.”

Our products have been revolutionizing the animal production industry over the past 15 years, which has undoubtedly played directly into the successful expansion of our company. The uniqueness of our products come from the belief that prevention through proper nutrition, feed ingredients and environment, is the most effective way to raise animals.

X-Zelit (a dry-cow feed ingredient for preventing subclinical & clinical hypocalcemia [milk fever]) won the Top 10 Product award at the World Ag Expo in Tulare, CA last year, this acknowledgement kickstarted our expansion in the US market with a clear sign that there is a high demand for these types of technology.

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About the Growth 500

For 30 years, the Growth 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of

entrepreneurial achievement. Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500—formerly known as the PROFIT 500—profiles the country’s

most successful growing businesses. The Growth 500 is produced by Canadian Business. Winners are profiled in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the October issue of Maclean’s magazine) and online at and For more information on the ranking, visit

About Canadian Business

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About Protekta Inc.

Protekta Inc. supplies high impact European products designed for optimizing animal health and production. We are built on the belief that prevention is the most effective and profitable model for raising animals. Currently, our most recognized products – X-Zelit, Stalosan F. and PeckStone – are already working to improve animal health and profitability across North America. All of our products are innovative and evidence-based solutions that are designed to prevent illness through optimal nutrition, specialty feed ingredients and environmental conditions. Protekta has been revolutionizing the animal production industry for over 15 years and will continue to supply high quality products that raise industry standards.

Media contact

Lasse Jakobsen, Protekta Inc.,, 519-357-0333