Deep Branch has secured £4.8m (US$5.8m) in funding from the UK government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) £1bn Net Zero Innovation Portfolio to scale up its CO2-to-protein technology.
EIT Food has announced the latest group of companies to join its Food Accelerator Network (FAN) – a total of 61 agrifood startups have been selected to receive support and investment opportunities to grow and scale.
A new study from Poland outlines how soybean oil can be partially or fully replaced with cold-extracted black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) fat in turkey diets without no negative effects on growth performance.
Exploring new feeding substrates for farmed insects, the contribution of insect frass as fertilizer and the health benefits of insects in food and feed have been identified as key research priorities for the European insect sector.
Nofima, in the hunt for new and sustainable fish feed proteins, has been testing the technical quality of tunicate meal, along with its nutritional constraints, since both determine possible inclusion levels in fish feed.
Adisseo and Entobel have agreed to collaborate on R&D work aimed at better understanding and enhancement of insect rearing; they are hoping to gain further insights into the nutritional requirements of Black Soldier Fly larvae (BSFL).
Canada’s Pond Technologies has entered into a research agreement with AB Agri business, Livalta, and other parties, to find strains of algae that could help reduce enteric methane emissions from cattle when included in feed.
Asterarcys quadricellulare (AQ) is a microalgal species with potential applications in improving the quality of animal feed, but, to date, safety studies on this species had been lacking, say Alltech based researchers.
Aquaculture genetics company, Xelect, says a trial it has been running with Australis Aquaculture shows that there's huge potential to select genetically for fish that are economical with their feed requirements.
Boulder, Colorado headquartered, DMC Biotechnologies, saw Continental Grain Company, through its venture arm Conti Ventures, and Toyobo join its Series B fundraising round at the end of last month, bringing the total raised to US$39m.