In this final part of the series, we will discuss how the fishmeal and fish oil shortage and high prices are impacting the aquafeed industry and the potential effects on aquafeed producers and farmers in the medium term.
In the EU’s quest to be less dependent on importing proteins for animal feed, alternatives must be viable and competitive. Insect-derived ingredients tick a lot of boxes to be the right candidate. Speakers at the recently held IPIFF annual conference addressed this once more.
NovoBind’s novel biotherapeutic solutions have shown positive results in whiteleg shrimp against EMS.
Would high fishmeal and fish oil prices allow for faster scale-up of novel ingredients?
Full Circle Biotechnology is the first insect producer to combine solid-fermentation with BSF production reaching 10 times higher yield and lower costs than BSF meal.
Feed formulators have many alternatives to fishmeal and fish oil, but they are not without challenges.
The cancellation of the first Peruvian anchovy season and the current high prices of fishmeal and fish oil brought new challenges to the aquafeed industry. In this context, what are the alternatives?
Single-cell producer Unibio is one of the registrants of the challenge with a combined product of Unibio’s Uniprotein® and a functional palatant from Lucta.
Single-cell protein producer KnipBio is one of the registrants for the challenge with a functional single-cell protein based on Methylobacterium extorquens.
High raw material costs are affecting shrimp farmers but also feed producers, a situation that was forecasted to change in the next nine months.
At the Global Shrimp Forum that took place in September in Utrecht, the main discussions were focused on the current low shrimp price crisis due to oversupply and how to make the industry more profitable and more resilient.
NovoNutrients has registered to the challenge with a non-GMO microbial, gas-fermented single-cell protein.
Lucta has registered for the challenge with a customized product that combines a sensory additive from Lucta with a single-cell protein ingredient produced by Unibio.
Bioiberica has registered for the challenge with a porcine intestinal mucosa hydrolysate that is highly digestible and a palatable source of protein.
China-based Jiangsu Fuhai Biotech Co., Ltd. is one of the registrants of the challenge with a soybean peptide.
In a recent interview, the company said that it believes Camelina represents an ideal platform for the sustainable, land-based production of high-value, omega-3 oils for animal feed and human nutrition.
“The launch of this framework for credible AIPs, together with the support and investment that ASC aims to provide to the sector, will be a game changer to the industry,” said Roy van Daatselaar in an interview at the launch of the program.
In a recent interview, the company highlighted a reduction of the carbon footprint through the value chain, sourcing sustainable and alternative feed ingredients and supporting farmers as some of the key highlights of its sustainability improvements.
French company BCF Life Sciences is one of the registrants of the challenge with a tailor-made solution with a unique mix of 17 free amino acids.
South Africa-based black soldier fly producer, Maltento, is one of the registrants of the challenge with a digest/palatant from black soldier fly larvae.