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

Pelleting process


Pelleting process, Part 2

In the crumbling process of pelleting, whole pellets are crushed to produce starter diets used to feed different stages of shrimp in their early development. 


Pelleting process, Part 1

Select pelleting equipment that best fits plant layout from vendors that specialize in drying and cooling, rather than buying complete “packages” from one supplier. 

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The aquafeed pelleting process

When feed pellets exit the die of a pelleting mill, they are moved to a post-pellet cooker or post-conditioner, where they are allowed to set prior to cooling or drying.