Tag: animal feed

NovoNutrients gets $300K from DOE program for CO2 to feed technology

NovoNutrients gets $300K from DOE program for CO2 to feed technology

July 11, 2019 |

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced $600,000 in federal funding for two projects that fall under the High Performance Computing for Materials (HPC4Mtls) program.  One of the projects caught The Digest’s eye in particular – California-based NovoNutrients‘ fermentation technology which utilizes energy from hydrogen to transform industrial carbon dioxide emissions into premium animal feed ingredients and […]

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Food security gets a boost: Calysta gets $30M from BP for protein-based animal feed from natural gas

Food security gets a boost: Calysta gets $30M from BP for protein-based animal feed from natural gas

June 30, 2019 |

From Menlo Park, California comes big news that alternative protein producer Calysta got a hefty $30 million investment from BP Ventures to support a worldwide rollout of Calysta’s FeedKind protein. Touted as a huge step forward in global food security, Calysta’s sustainable single-cell protein is produced through a proprietary, commercially-validated gas fermentation process using naturally […]

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EU offers farmers support after drought affects production

EU offers farmers support after drought affects production

August 5, 2018 |

In Belgium, the European Commission announced help for farmers dealing with European drought conditions that is affecting crop production and animal feed. First, “farmers will be able to receive up to 70% of their direct payment and 85% of payments under rural development as of mid-October,” instead of December in order to help farmers’ cash […]

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Greenbelt Resources narrows location search to Monte Vista Area

Greenbelt Resources narrows location search to Monte Vista Area

July 22, 2018 |

In California, Greenbelt Resources Corporation, developer and producer of an ECOsystem model that transforms waste into revenue generating bioproducts, announced that Biofuels and Energy, LLC, a New Mexico based project development company planning to utilize Greenbelt’s proprietary ECOsystem model for its SLV Biopro Project, has selected four locations on which to potentially locate project operations […]

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Summit Agricultural Group breaks ground on Brazil’s first corn ethanol plant

Summit Agricultural Group breaks ground on Brazil’s first corn ethanol plant

April 4, 2016 |

In Brazil, Summit Agricultural Group has broken ground on its corn ethanol production facility, Brazil’s first dedicated corn ethanol plant. The $115 million facility is expected to be completed mid-2017 and will produce 50 million gallons annually for Brazilian markets in addition to high-value feed for the Brazilian livestock industry. Summit expects the facility to […]

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Stanford invests in food waste recycling for biofuels and animal feed

Stanford invests in food waste recycling for biofuels and animal feed

September 22, 2015 |

In California, Sustainable Alternative Feed Enterprises will operate a waste recycling center at Stanford University, processing all of the food waste generated on campus into biofuel ingredients as well as animal feed and water. The technology is said to cost about a third of the cost of using traditional anaerobic digester to recycle food waste. […]

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EU biofuels policy not negatively impacting Ireland’s animal feed market

EU biofuels policy not negatively impacting Ireland’s animal feed market

February 23, 2015 |

In Ireland, the country’s agriculture minister says that EU biofuel policies have no impact on national animal feed prices because cereals markets are global. The country imports 3 million metric tons of animal feed out of a total 4.7 million tons, most of which comes from North and South America, biofuel byproducts themselves.

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