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Application of insect meals in aquaculture

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Around the world, insect protein is rapidly gaining traction as a sustainable alternative to fishmeal. But how much do you really know about its properties, regulatory compliance and above all its availability?  Nicholas Piggott, CEO, Nutrition Technologies, will reveal all in a presentation at this year's Aquafeed Horizons conference.
 
In his presentation, Nick will describe the current status and future directions of the insect protein industry around the world, covering how insects are raised at a commercial scale, and describing key details of various insect production systems and species, as as well as a detailed description of insect protein meal products, their technical specifications and use summaries. He will tell deleates about safety and compliance issues as well as the marketing opportunities that it presents in niche sectors.
 
Dr. Albert Tacon, Technical Director, AquaHana and Aquafeed.com Technical Editor, will lead the 13th Aquafeed Horizons Conference and make the keynote presentation. Other speakers will include Dr. Neil Auchterlonie, Technical Director, Chair, IFFO RS Acceptance Committee, Dr. Hongyuan Cheng, Feed Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Michiel Fransen, Head of Standards & Science, ASC and other internationally recognized processing and nutrition experts.
 
The new ASC Aquafeed Standard will be explained during the conference and the rest of the meeting will be devoted to practical formulation and ingredients and processing issues:
  • Nutrition and Ingredients:
    The Use of Marine Ingredients in Aquafeeds
    Empowering the Digestive Process in Aquafeeds
    Application of Insect meals in Aquaculture
    Standardized and Documented Botanicals
    Managing Farm, Feed and 5G: Are We Ready?
 
  • Processing presentations:
    IoP: Leveraging People, Process, and Platforms to Maximize Aquafeed Production
    Preparing the Foundation for Digital Factories
    Use of Process Modelling as a Tool to Optimize Aquafeed Production
    Critical Parameters of RAS Extruded Micro Aquatic Feeds
    Single and Twin Screw Extruders – Pros and Cons
 
Aquafeed Horizons 2020 will be held at BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand, March 24, 2020, as part of the combined Victam Asia grain and feed expo / VIV Health & Nutrition Asia Trade Fair and Forum. It will be in English with Thai interpretation.

Visit http://feedconferences.com for more information.
 
The program for Aquafeed Horizons Asia and more information is available on the conference website (http://feedconferences.com).

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