Entobel, a biotech company specialized in insect-derived feed protein, with production activities based in Vietnam since 2013, has raised €1m (US$1.13m) in funding, and its first commercial production plant is just about to go live.
Salmonids may see a change in menu as the alternative protein market adds a new feed protein ingredient following the FDA’s recognition of KnipBio’s single-cell protein as safe for use in specific aquafeeds, says CEO.
An international group of researchers in a study saw that incorporation of the microalgae, Scenedesmus sp., of up to 10% in low fishmeal diet did not affect the feed intake, growth and chemical composition of salmon.
DSM says its animal nutrition division had a strong year, with 8% organic growth in the underlying business. The feed additive producer released its overall full year 2018 financial results today [February 14].