Dutch feed group, Nutreco, has taken a 25% share in Eruvaka, an India-based Internet of Things (IoT) company that develops connected devices and mobile-based decision tools aimed at helping shrimp farmers increase productivity.
Plans are underway for a demonstration-scale facility in France that will convert non-food lignocellulosic biomass into raw materials for bio-based chemicals and animal feed products, such as feed for fish farming.
The Chief Operating Officer at Arbiom – the pioneering biomass conversion company leading the initiative – claims the ‘wood to feed’ concept is economically and environmentally sustainable.
Arbiom lancera en 2018 sa première usine de démonstration de protéines pour l’alimentation animale à base de poudre de bois.
A group involving industry and research players – the SYLFEED project – is looking to produce a rich source of feed protein from wood.