News & Analysis on the Global Animal Feed Industry
Special edition: Novel Proteins
By Aerin Einstein-Curtis
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Some researchers and protein production companies have been focused on replacing or extending supplies of fishmeal.
In Mexico and the US, researchers are focusing on the use of algae to replace fishmeal and soy protein concentrate aquafeeds.
Prairie AquaTech is a US-based, land-locked company that has received international recognition for developing an alternative protein feed ingredient for aquaculture that helps limit phosphorus excretion.
Massachusetts-based, KnipBio ,is generating a single-cell protein intended for use in aquaculture feeds. The company received a generally regarded as safe (GRAS) designation last year for its KnipBio meal to be used in feeds for salmonids and other finfish species.
White Dog Labs started supplying Cargill its fermentation-generated protein ingredient last year.