“Without sustainable aquafeeds, there is no sustainable aquaculture seafood,” Blake Stok, director of sustainability, Thai Union North America, told Aquafeed.com in a recent interview discussing the company's new sustainability plan.
Circularity is an important part of making food production more sustainable. For aquaculture, we can still do a lot more, especially on the feed side. Yet, EU legislation does not always allow to move forward. Aquaculture experts further discussed this issue at the recently held FEFAC congress in Sweden.
Aquafeed.com talked with Donau Soja to get some insights on the current European soy production and the 11th World Soybean Research Conference that is taking place in Vienna.
Aquafeed.com talked with BiomEdit that aims to bring livestock and aquaculture farmers innovative and novel feed additives developed through microbiome technology.
The Hungarian insect meal producer Agroloop is ready to become one of the key players in Europe. Its new production plant leads to the projected volumes while the strategic agreement with feed producer UBM elevates technical and nutritional expertise around insect meal application.
With six feed mills in the area and covering all aqua species, Asia is a strong focus area for ADM, which is launching a new functional fish feed focused on seasonal variations.
Aquafeed.com talked with Innovafeed after the opening of the extension of its production site in France that brings upgrades in terms of technology and industrial model.
With their richness and diversity in secondary metabolites, Phytosynthese developed botanicals to support the Latin American aquaculture industry through efficient and scientifically demonstrated products.
Ahead of the Asian Insect Industry & Research Forum that will take place in July, Aquafeed.com talked with Nick Piggott, president of AFFIA, to have a look at the Asian insect industry.
CPM plans to expand its capabilities in Asia and introduce the IDAH brand into Latin America where CPM has a growing and influential presence.
Aquafeed.com talked with Provectus Algae which aims to produce microalgae-based products for a wide range of industries and applications, including animal feeds.
MicroHarvest uses a proprietary technology that leverages biomass fermentation to produce protein ingredients with over 60% raw protein.
Sunnydale Foods developed a faba bean protein concentrate at 65% and is working on increasing protein levels up to 80%.
Aquafeed.com talked with POLARISqb, a company that is developing a feed additive that makes soybean meal digestible and nutritious for animal feed without relying on costly extraction methods.
French aquafeed consulting company, Halieutica, recently opened its new aquafeed testing facility in Angers, France.
With a production capacity of 35,000 metric tons per year, the company aims to serve the North, Central, East and regions of Western India.
Gas2Feed aims to capture and convert CO2 from biogenic sources into nutritional proteins for use in aquafeeds through a fermentation process.
Accurate data on the environmental impact of different marine ingredients has limited availability and is complex to calculate. Yet, this information is crucial to make strategic decisions regarding its use in aquafeed. Richard Newton and his team delved into this topic and created an extensive inventory.
Thai insect producer Flylab produces BSF insect meal with a 60-65% minimum of protein and plans to close the series A round in April.
How production costs and final insect meal prices can be reduced to allow a more rapid scale-up and wide use, especially in aquafeeds?