January 06, 2011

Lallemand opens new Titan yeast production plant

Lallemand Animal Nutrition has announced the opening of a second yeast coating facility in Passau, Germany, dedicated to the processing of protected yeasts Levucell SB and SC Titan. The new state-of the-art-facility is fully compliant with animal feed quality and safety standards. It has already been successfully audited according to FAMI-QS standard.

Until now, protected yeast was produced in Lallemand Vienna’s yeast plant only. The new German facility enables to double the company’s production capacity for quality protected yeasts, in order to address a soaring demand from the market.

Protecting yeasts

“Pelleted feed represents a significant part of the animal feed market, attaining from 30 percent to as much as 80 percent, depending on the local country practices and target species,” says Laurent Dussert, ruminant product manager for Lallemand. “Our innovative Titan technology maximises the delivery of live yeast to the host animal when submitted to drastic feed processing conditions, such as pelleting.” Titan is a patented technology developed by Lallemand, which combines an optimisation of the yeast fermentation and drying processes with a unique coating technology. Read more...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine from Perendale Publishers.

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