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

Pelleting process

Aquafeeds

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. 

Aquafeeds

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. 

Aquafeeds

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.