Insect proteins for sustainable chicken and pork
📢Landmark milestone reached! Today the European Union authorizes the use of insect proteins in poultry and pig feed. This is a breakthrough for circular agriculture.
Insects are a natural food for poultry and pigs and bring nutritional -, health -, welfare -, and sustainability benefits. Insects are a valuable source of highly digestible proteins and may contribute to reducing the reliance of the EU livestock feeding system on proteins from third countries while simultaneously advancing the circular agriculture.
Protix is the first company worldwide that is able to produce insect-based ingredients on an industrial scale. Strong partnerships with innovative companies like Coppens Diervoeding and Agrifirm have accelerated the development of the market for insect ingredients.
Read more in the press release.