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Company Expansion Through Industry-Leading Partnership, First-in-Class Soy Biorefinery

Prairie AquaTech, South Dakota Soybean Processors, and other partners are financing the construction of a first-in-class “soy biorefinery” that will produce ME-PRO® and other high value products. The soy biorefinery has been engineered as a multi-purpose production facility also capable of producing more conventional soy protein concentrates, single cell proteins, and other high value products.

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Pilot Plant in Brookings, South Dakota

Pilot Plant

The AgTech Center in Brookings, South Dakota is a 30,000 square foot pilot scale facility that enables sterile biological processing and upgrading of plant-based commodities, such as conventional and non-genetically modified soybean meal, to high quality feed ingredients in small and large reactors.



Aquatic Manufacturing Plant in Volga, SD

Manufacturing Plant

The 30,000-ton per year ME-PRO® manufacturing facility in Volga, South Dakota will be constructed as multi-purpose facility capable of producing multiple high value products, such as ME-PRO®, a more conventional 60% soy protein concentrate, and single cell protein products.


News & Research


A South Dakota company primed to revolutionize aquaculture on the prairie will tell its story at BIO this week. Prairie AquaTech has developed and validated technology to meet...

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News & Research Prairie AquaTech to expand; building new plant in Volga

Prairie AquaTech, a successful start-up business founded in Brookings in 2012 will be building in Volga about 5 miles west of Brookings and next to one of its several vital “v...

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