Thursday, June 30, 2011

US$200 million investment in Malaysia by Norway's BioProtein

Norway's BioProtein Engineering AS plan to build a plant in Malaysia to produce high-protein feed for the aquaculture industry. Managing director Arild Johannessen said "it was currently evaluating whether to set up the plant in Bintulu, Malacca or the eastern part of the peninsula".

“We need close access to natural gas for the fermentation process. The initial production capacity is expected to be 40,000 tonnes a year, which requires 50 million cu m of gas,” he told Malaysian reporters at the BIO International Convention (BIO Washington DC) here on Tuesday. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers
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