The Marine Algae industrialization Consortium (MAGIC), comprising researchers from both US universities and industry, has been evaluating the possibility of the large scale production of fuel and feed from microalgae.
Dispatches from the 10th annual Oilseed and Grain Trade Summit, Minneapolis
GM plant oils would seem to represent the ‘holy grail’ in the hunt for viable replacements for fish oil derived long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in aqua feed.
Piglet mortality during the neonatal phase, from birth until weaning, can often run as high as 18%, and, in a bid to address that, Cargill recently launched a global nutrition program to help improve piglet livability.
Supplementing the diet of laying hens with the microalgae Phaeodactylum tricornutum and Isochrysis galbana boosted the omega-3 and carotenoid profile in the yolk of the eggs, says a new study from Belgium.
Omega Protein Corporation has continued its push to become a more stable, diversified company focused increasingly on human nutrition by forming an entire division devoted to the sector called Nutegrity. The new division, which debuts at the Supply Side...
Irish company Origin Enterprises has sold its 50% stake in its fish and omega-3 oil JV, Welcon Invest AS, to its Norwegian JV partner, Austevoll Seafoods for €93m (740m NOK) as it focuses on agricultural activities.
The International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organization (IFFO) has certified Golden Omega for it s responsibility in how the company harvests ocean fish for its omega-3 oils and produces a pure finished product.