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A New Soy Protein for Aquaculture

March 2019

At the recent Aquaculture-2019 annual meeting, Prairie Aquatech introduced a new non-GM soybean-based protein ingredient (ME-PRO®) to the aquaculture industry.  ME-PRO is highly digestible, 70% protein (as fed) and has highly available phosphorus content. The new protein source is processed from soybean meal using a natural occurring, non-toxigenic and non-pathogenic microbe (Aureobasidium pullulan).  ME-PRO has been extensively tested in the laboratory and commercial operations (inclusion rates ranging from 15-40% of the dry diet) with outstanding results in a wide variety of marine and freshwater species of fish and shrimp.