Aquaculture

PEP´SOL

Spray Dried Keratin Hydrolysate for Aquafeed

TYPICAL NUTRIENT COMPOSITION
  • Protein: > 90%%
  • Protein Digestibility: > 97%%
  • Fat: < 5%%
  • Ash: < 3%%
  • Moisture: < 8%%
  • Molecular weight : 70% < 6000 Dalton%
Molecular weight distribution
  • < 1kDa: 27%
  • > 1kDa & <7kDa: 43%
  • > 7kDa & <10kDa: 5%
  • > 10kDa: 25%
PEP´SOL

Product characteristics

  • High solubility (200g/L)                           
    • Very stable composition
  • High digestibility (> 97%)                        
    • Free from biogenic amines
  • Savoury attractant & palatability enhancer 
    • Light yellow very fine powder
  • Intense smell (glutamate)                                   
    • No conservatives added

Application

PEP’SOL has excellent nutritional and attractant properties allowing it to replace a part of the fishmeal in aquadiets. The high solubility and wide range of smaller peptides increase the palatability of the feed so to improve the feed intake and performance of fish and shrimp.

Process

PEP’SOL is a premium hydrolysed keratin concentrate produced from purified chicken feathers at a ‘unique poultry’ dedicated facility in Dendermonde, Belgium, using a patented production process. The highly soluble fraction obtained after the hydrolysation process is concentrated and dried guaranteeing the overall 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.

Packaging & registration

PEP’SOL appearance is a light yellow, very fine powder. It is delivered in big bags of 500kg.

Amino Acid profile (% of total product)
  • Arg: 6.27%
  • His: 0.85%
  • Ile: 4.14%
  • Leu: 7.05%
  • Lys: 2.59%
  • Thr: 4.32%
  • Trp: 0.41%
  • Val: 6.34%
  • Met: 0.86%
  • Cys: 2.21%
  • Phe: 3.17%
  • Tyr: 2.39%
  • Ala: 6.06%
  • Asp: 8.04%
  • Glu: 13.9%
  • Gly: 9.21%
  • Pro: 10.2%
  • Ser: 9.83%

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