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Patented, Sustainable, and High-Performing Microbially-Enhanced ProteinTM

With its patented Microbially-Enhanced ProteinTM (ME-PRO®) technology platform, Prairie AquaTech is upgrading sustainable, plant-based commodities, such as soybean meal, to high quality protein ingredients used in aquaculture feed.  ME-PRO® ingredients extend the use of fishmeal, which has presented a challenge to nutritionists given its volatile supply and new sustainability standards being established in the food industry. Alternative protein ingredients are unable to reach the composition and performance characteristics of fishmeal at high inclusion levels in aquaculture feed formulations.

Aquaculture Producer-Focused, Whole Foods® Market-Certified Feed Ingredients

ME-PRO® ingredients are currently being used by leading aquaculture producers, including the largest trout producer for Whole Foods® Market. With 70% protein on an as fed basis, a supportive amino acid profile, and the highest palatability, digestibility, and growth comparatively, ME-PRO® ingredients deliver healthier fish, higher profits, and cleaner environmental conditions for aquaculture producers.

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ME-PRO® is a guaranteed sustainable 70% protein ingredient with a supportive amino acid profile and the highest palatability and digestibility scores, supporting enhanced growth performance and environmental conditions.

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ME-PRO® has been independently tested by feed manufacturers and producers as a superior ingredient to fish meal, other animal by-products, and plant protein concentrates currently used in animal feeds, based on its composition and performance.

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A New Gold Standard

ME-PRO® consists of natural and traceable inputs that enable feed manufacturers and producers to attain industry sustainable certifications, such as Global G.A.P. and Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices, as well as consumer requirements.

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