Omega 3 from algae - breakthrough for aquaculture?
FuturesCentre.com picks up the potential break-through ('signal of change') delivered by DSM and Evonik, who have developed an alternative source of omega-3 produced from marine algae.
People want omega 3 in the food they eat but a chief source of this is wild-capture fish. Developing feed that doesnt rely on wild-capture fish is key to scaling sustainable protein production including sustainable aquaculture. This "highly concentrated algal oil will enable the animal nutrition industry to keep up with the increasing demand for two essential omega-3 fatty acids without endangering fish stocks, said the companies."
Read the article on FuturesCentre.com.