Green Plains and Hayashikane Form Exclusive Partnership
“Our partnership with Hayashikane is another step in our total transformation strategy to develop value-added ingredients, including the use of our 50% and greater ultra-high protein products as a cornerstone feed delivery mechanism to the aquaculture industry. Together, our feed-based solutions will help deliver the healthiest, best tasting fish proteins to consumers everywhere, emphasizing our continued commitment to excellence,” said
"We believe in the growth potential of aquaculture around the world, especially the recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) market in
Worldwide, fish is the most consumed protein on a per capita basis and aquaculture is the fastest growing animal protein production market. Feed is an important input variable in aquaculture production and the partnership between Green Plains and Hayashikane is designed to meet the feed requirements in RAS systems and beyond. The initial phase of the partnership will focus on Optimal Aquafeed’s deployment of proprietary solutions, developed by Hayashikane, to North and Central American markets.
“We believe this partnership could lead to technological breakthroughs that can help establish Green Plains’ Optimal Aquafeed business as a growing leader and important partner in nutritious and innovative aquaculture feed solutions in the US and globally,” added Becker. “These proprietary solutions could help reduce land use, water use and the raw materials it takes to produce nutritious protein for consumers, furthering our growing focus on ESG initiatives. We also look forward to deploying our innovative, ultra-high protein feed ingredients in
About Optimal Aquafeed
Optimal Aquafeed is a multifaceted nutritional partner for fish producers worldwide. Focusing on the exact needs and goals of the fish producer, Optimal empowers them to produce fish that can exceed their target growth, health, flavor, and price. As a nutritional partner, the company assists in strengthening feeding programs, increasing yield, and providing specialized high-quality feeds, blends, and formulations designed specifically for the individual aquaculture facility’s fish, system, needs, and goals. For more information about Optimal Aquafeed, visit optimalaquafeed.com.
Hayashikane Sangyo Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of foodstuff and feeds with operations in the following business segments: Marine Products, Livestock Products, Feeds, and Other. The company is focused on delivering delicious and sustainable food and feed solutions and is one of the leading aquafeed companies in the world. The company was founded on
Source: Green Plains Inc.