Originally intended for the application of fat and other macro liquids to the surface of pellets, there has been a trend for the application of micro-ingredients to pellets using Post-Pellet Liquid Application technology. Jared Froetschner and Nelson Ward of DSM Nutritional Products in this article look at some of the key issues regarding the use of PPLA systems to deliver micro-ingredients in animal feed manufacturing.
This article can also be found at Feed Tech, volume 10, no. 2
Keywords: Animal feed, post pelleting application, fat, micro-ingredients, PPLA systems, particle size