News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

Eugenio Bortone

Aquafeeds

Extrusion processing of aquatic feeds, Part 2

In the aquaculture industry, extruders have been used to produce a great variety of products, but today most of these feeds fall into the sinking or floating categories. 

Aquafeeds

Aquatic feed manufacturing, part 3

The mixing process is the heart of aquatic feed manufacturing. All the ingredients of a formula designed for the target animal are put together. 

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Aquafeeds

Aquatic feed manufacturing, part 2

The first processing step in the production of shrimp feeds is the grinding of ingredients for a formula, either individually or as a group. 

Aquafeeds

Aquatic feed manufacturing, part 1

High-quality aquatic feed manufacturing depends on accurate definition of nutrition requirements, selection of quality ingredients and proper methods.