All About Feed wraps up the latest business developments and updates from around the world in January to ensure you don’t miss a thing in the global animal feed industry.
Dsm-firmenich extends Sustell to cover sea bass and sea bream
dsm-firmenich has launched a marine fish module for Sustell, allowing aquaculture producers of sea bass and sea bream to map the full environmental footprint of their operations. In 2022, the company launched Sustell for salmon.
Ÿnsect to commercialise mealworm proteins for dog food in the US
Ÿnsect has been granted authorisation by the Association of American Feed Control Officials to use defatted mealworm proteins within dog nutrition. It is the first time that mealworm-based ingredients for pet foods have been approved in the US. Approval was granted to Ÿnsect based on a comprehensive scientific dossier which included a 6-month trial introducing mealworm-derived ingredients into the diet of dogs. The results reportedly demonstrated the safety of the product and its nutritional benefits.
Novozymes and Chr. Hansen officially combined
In December 2022, Novozymes and Chr. Hansen entered into an agreement to create a global biosolutions partner through a statutory merger of the 2 companies, to create Novonesis. All regulatory approvals and registrations are now in place and the proposed combination is successfully completed following the final registration with the Danish Business Authority. The combined company brings together 10,000 people worldwide and an expertise that spans more than 30 different industries.
EIB supports Protix in scaling up its sustainable protein production
The European Investment Bank has committed to supporting Protix, a producer of sustainable protein used for animal feed and pet food, in the expansion of its sustainable protein production and is providing the company with up to €37 million in additional funds for its international roll-out.
UFAC-UK introduces new Omega 3 supplement made from algae
Phileo by Lesaffre welcomes Manuel Maire as new GM
Manuel Maire has been appointed as the general manager of the animal feed additives business unit of Lesaffre, Phileo by Lesaffre. Maire has over 20 years of experience in the field of animal health and nutrition, having held leadership roles at INVIVO, NEOVIA and ADM.