5 questions with AquaBounty on feed ingredients, social license for GE animals, and regulation
Alejandro Rojas, CCO at AquaBounty shares his insights on aquaculture, innovations, feed ingredients, and what’s next for the company.
“Depending on where you are located, the industry is moving toward a veggie diet, like Norway, Chile, Scotland, or Canada–particularly Chile. The issue we have today is that we are still a small company compared to other players. (Next year, for the first time, we will produce 1,200 tons of fish. If you think about larger companies, they produce 100,000 to 200,000 tons worldwide.) When we buy feed from salmon feed companies, we need to have a critical mass in order to request that they produce feed according to a special veggie diet.”
Read the full interview published by AgFunder News on August 13 https://agfundernews.com/5-questions-with-aquabountys-alejandro-rojas-on-feed-ingredients-social-license-for-ge-animals-and-regulation.html