Feed digestibility trials begin today at IRTA facilities

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Today, 5th of March, the digestibility tests of the developed feed prototypes begin at IRTA’s facilities in San Carles de la Rápita (Tarragona). The main objective of these tests is to determine the optimal inclusion percentages of the developed ingredients in the aqua-feed prototypes. All these aqua-feeds will be tested over the 3 targeted species […]

The manufacturing of aqua-feeds starts at IRTA’s facilities in Mas Bové

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Yesterday, 20th of February, the manufacturing of feed prototypes began at IRTA’s facilities in Mas Bové (Tarragona). All the aqua-feeds developed during these days will be used for digestibility trials that will began the first week of March. Previously to aqua-feed prototypes manufacturing, some analytics have been performed with the aim of determining the centesimal […]

Pilot and semi-industrial scale trials to obtain hydrolysed spent grain yeast as are finished

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Last week, pilot and semi-industrial scale tests for obtaining hydrolysed spent grain as aqua-feed ingredient were completed. These tests began last December, and up to now around 5 tons of raw spent grain have already hydrolysed and stabilized. The development of this ingredient has been carried out under the recommendations given by aquaculture companies with […]

Pilot and semi-industrial scale trials to obtain hydrolysed yeast as aqua-feed ingredient are completed

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Last week, pilot and semi-industrial scale tests for obtaining hydrolysed yeast as aqua-feed ingredient were completed. These tests began last July and around 6 tons of raw yeast have already been processed so far. The development of this ingredient has been carried out under the recommendations given by aquaculture companies with the aim of increasing […]

LIFE Brewery in the Spanish National Environmental Congress (CONAMA 2018)

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The LIFE Brewery coordinator is attending the 14th edition of the Spanish National Environmental Congress (CONAMA 2018) in Madrid. Held biannually, this international event is the main reference for the sector in Spain due to the quality and the issues discussed, the high participation level and the variety of professional profiles. With more than 7,000 participants […]

The pilot and semi-industrial scale tests of brewer’s yeast and spent grain ingredients are completed

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Pilot and semi-industrial scale tests to obtain yeast and spent grain as ingredients for aqua-feed applications were completed last week. While pilot tests were conducted in February, April and May, semi-industrial trials have been carried out last September and November. For pilot scale tests, a total of 2.5 tons of both by-products were initially processed. […]

LIFE Brewery project participates in a workshop to foster innovation and sustainability in the aquaculture sector

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David San Martín, coordinator of the LIFE Brewery project, participated as speaker in the “Innovation and sustainability in the aquaculture sector: good practices, new technologies and eco-efficiency” workshop held in the ECIMAT (University of Vigo´s Marine Research Centre). This workshop, organized by ARIEMA Energía y Medioambiente S.L., with the support of the Mariña Research Center […]

Networking meetings with LIFE BAQUA and ALGAECAN projects

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Last week, technicians of LIFE BREWERY and both LIFE BAQUA and LIFE ALGAECAN projects held networking meetings within the 4th Ibero-American Congress on Biorefineries. The main objective of LIFE BAQUA project is to establish a new circular economy approach to take advantage of wastes from banana plantation (pseudo stem of the plant). From this pseudo stem, and using mechanical […]

LIFE Brewery in the 4th Iberoamerican Congress on Biorefineries

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Mikel Orive (AZTI) attended last week the 4th Ibero-American Congress on Biorefineries to present the latest advances of the project within “New sources of biomass” session. Co-organized by the University of Jaén and SIADEB -Ibero-American Society for the Development of Biorefineries-, the aim of this international congress was to address the latest advances in this […]