Use of Europe Soya certified SPC source in feed could drastically boost the sustainability profile of Norwegian salmon production
Published Dec 12, 2020
The study was part of a wider project aimed at developing a European SPC supply for Norwegian salmon production. “We started the initiative about three to four years ago. The objective was to be able to supply the Norwegian salmon feed industry with sustainable and certified soy products. The demand is huge. We have invested in the sourcing, the development of the value chain, working with farmers [in the Balkans] and the Sodrugestvo Group on the processing side. Over the next year, 50% of the demand for SPC by Norwegian salmon feed producers could be covered by Europe Soya (ES) certified SPC. It is a huge step forward for local sourcing of feed proteins,” Marija Kalentic, executive director and regional director - Central and Eastern Europe – Donau Soja, told us. The organization has been raising awareness of this ES certified SPC supply in the past months, actively engaging with a range of stakeholders from retailers to feed companies as well as initiating the research ...