Aquaculture

EM´PAQ

Premium Protein Meal for Aquafeeds

Typical nutrient composition
  • Protein: 85%
  • Fat: 7%
  • Ash: 2%
  • Moisture: 6%

Predicted Protein Digestibility: > 85%

Molecular weight distribution
  • < 1kDa: 20%
  • > 1kDa & < 6kDa: 49%
  • > 6kDa & < 10kDa: 11%
  • > 10kDa: 20%
EM´PAQ

Application

EM’PAQ has excellent nutritional and organoleptic properties as a protein source for formulated diets for aquaculture nutrition. The specific characteristics allow it to reduce easily a part of high quality fishmeal in aquadiets, up to 10% final inclusion, without adverse effects on feed conversion ratio or growth.

Process

EM’PAQ is a premium hydrolysed protein meal produced from selected and purified chicken feathers at a ‘unique poultry’ dedicated facility in Dendermonde, Belgium, using a patented production process. The purification and selection of the raw material assure product uniformity whereas the specific hydrolysation parameters give EM’PAQ its optimal digestibility. The unique low temperature drying guarantees the overall product quality and organoleptic characteristics.

Storage & shelf life

The product is best kept in a cool and dry place and has a shelf life of minimal 1 year from date of manufacture. The product is free of pathogens.

Packaging & registration

EM’PAQ appearance is a light brown, very fine powder. It is delivered in bulk, big bags up to 1500kg bags. 

Freshness

  • Peroxide Value < 5 mEq O2/kg fat
  • Free Fatty Acids < 15 % as oleic acid

Added Antioxidant

BHA/BHT on demand

Amino Acid profile (% of total product)
  • Arg: 5.93%
  • His: 0.6%
  • Ile: 4.07%
  • Leu: 6.83%
  • Lys: 1.82%
  • Thr: 4.07%
  • Trp: 0.56%
  • Val: 6.45%
  • Met: 0.55%
  • Cys: 3.64%
  • Phe: 4.14%
  • Tyr: 2.48%
  • Ala: 3.86%
  • Asp: 5.26%
  • Glu: 9.53%
  • Gly: 6.62%
  • Pro: 9.47%
  • Ser: 9.13%

Produced in Belgium by Empro Europe NV, according to the European legislation, approval number 114513/1-709, registration number 2.207.157.202