Microalgae for feed

Phycom can help you develop feed products containing microalgae.

The growth, development, productivity and fertility of animals are a reflection of their health, and the quality of feed is one factor that can influence this. Microalgae have long been used in various forms in animal feed. Algae are a source of protein, fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fibre. Phycom microalgae have consistent quality and superior purity.

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MICROALGAE APPLICATIONS IN FEED

Microalgae are natural, sustainable ingredients that, thanks to their nutritional and functional properties, hold opportunities for innovative product development. Phycom works closely with the feed industry to identify various product applications for:

Poultry & Piglets

There are indications that microalgae in feed improve gut health and activate the immune system.

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Horses

Microalgae are widely used in supplements and additives for horses.

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Cats and dogs

Microalgae are a source of protein, fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, fiber and minerals.

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Freshwater fish

There are indications that microalgae improve skin quality and mucus layer.

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Products

Chlorella vulgaris

  • Fine, intense green natural colourant
  • Mild umami flavour
  • Composition: 14% fatty acids, 32% fibre, 22% protein (contains 18% essential amino acids).
  • Rich in vitamins D3, E, C, B2, B3 and B6 plus phosphorus, iron and zinc.
  • Source of vitamins A, B1 and B5 plus magnesium.
  • Carotenoids: beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin.
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Chlorella sorokiniana

  • Dark green natural colourant.
  • Characteristic umami flavour.
  • Composition: 14% fatty acids, 14% fibre, 40% protein (contains 15% essential amino acids).
  • Rich in vitamins A, D3, E, C, B2, B3 and B6 plus phosphorus, magnesium, iron and zinc.
  • Source of calcium and vitamin B1.
  • Carotenoids: beta-carotene, high lutein content (73.2mg), zeaxanthin.
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The benefits of Phycom

APPLICATIONS

Phycom works closely with industry to identify innovative product applications where the functional and nutritional properties of microalgae come into their own.

RELIABILITY

Phycom’s fully closed production system with strict process controls results in microalgae with superior purity and consistent quality. Phycom is FSSC22000 and GMP+ certified.

FLEXIBILITY

Phycom has one of the largest microalgae production facilities in Europe, enabling it to deliver quickly and in different compositions and product forms.

ECONOMIES OF SCALE

Phycom makes large-scale production of microalgae possible. This offers economic benefits and a very high delivery reliability of the microalgae.

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