Tag: protein

Save the rainforests, use degraded land AND produce fuel and food? Soleá looks at how Macaúba could solve many problems

Save the rainforests, use degraded land AND produce fuel and food? Soleá looks at how Macaúba could solve many problems

June 28, 2020 |

What can you do with crappy land? Land that deals with long periods of drought, or that is so degraded not much can grow on it, or that has been deforested and needs to bring back life and wildlife into it. How can Macaúba help? Macaúba is known for its high productivity and adaptability to […]

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Arbiom’s wood-derived protein ingredient demonstrates efficacy in alternative meat applications

Arbiom’s wood-derived protein ingredient demonstrates efficacy in alternative meat applications

June 14, 2020 |

In North Carolina, Arbiom, an AgTech company developing solutions to convert wood into food and feed products, said its first commercial protein ingredient, SylPro, can successfully be included in alternative meat applications. Arbiom partnered with a leading extrusion company on a proof-of-concept study to evaluate SylPro for use in human food applications and existing meat […]

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From Food to Fuel – White Dog Labs converts ethanol plant to alternative protein production

From Food to Fuel – White Dog Labs converts ethanol plant to alternative protein production

May 3, 2020 |

The ‘Rona Cyclona pandemic is creating havoc on the agricultural industry, not just in the U.S. but around the world. The ethanol industry and corn farmers have had several years of low profitability even before Covid 19, thanks to natural weather disasters like droughts and floods, tanking of oil prices, a trade war with China, […]

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Scarce supply of rapeseed drives rapeseed meal prices

Scarce supply of rapeseed drives rapeseed meal prices

January 5, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that prospects of a tight rapeseed supply to the market both in the current and upcoming marketing year led to a sharp rise in prices in the run-up to Christmas – not only in the case of the oilseeds, but also of by-products. Oilseed meal prices had surged sharply since November. […]

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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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Large harvests and implications of US-China trade dispute force down prices

Large harvests and implications of US-China trade dispute force down prices

May 26, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP sees sustainable agriculture and climate protection as losers and calls for fast action because soybean prices are on a downward slide all across the globe. The reason is both large harvests in Argentina and Brazil and the trade dispute between the US and China, according to UFOP, which has voiced concerns that […]

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Biologist gets $800K grant to improve biofuel production

Biologist gets $800K grant to improve biofuel production

September 2, 2018 |

In Arkansas, University of Arkansas biologist Ruben Michael Ceballos is developing methods that could make the production of biofuel more efficient and environmentally sound using a protein derived from microorganisms that live in acidic geothermal pools and springs to enhance the process of turning organic material into fuel. Ceballos, an assistant professor in the Department […]

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“Future Protein Award” applications open until end of June

“Future Protein Award” applications open until end of June

June 17, 2018 |

In Germany, the products and concepts of alternative proteins participating in the “Future Protein Award” will be presented during the two-day REFAB conference in Cologne. The prize will be awarded by the German nova-Institute to those companies that present their products and concepts of future proteins, from CO2, insects, algae, bacteria and cell-cultured meat, in […]

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Calysta ships first Feedkind protein commercial samples 

Calysta ships first Feedkind protein commercial samples 

May 11, 2017 |

In the UK, Calysta has shipped more than four metric tons of commercially representative FeedKind protein for distribution to customers and partners globally. These samples will support market development in the European Union, the United States, Japan, Southeast Asia, China, and Australia. FeedKind protein is a family of natural, sustainable, and traceable feed ingredients for […]

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FHR unveils a $50M gambit to make Überprotein at ethanol plants

FHR unveils a $50M gambit to make Überprotein at ethanol plants

January 18, 2017 |

In Nebraska, Flint Hills Resources will invest more than $50M in its Fairmont, Neb. ethanol plant to install a new technology that will produce a high protein animal and fish feed ingredient from a portion of the plant’s distiller grains, a co-product of ethanol production. The project is one of the largest investments in co-product […]

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