OPTI'PROTEIN is a bio-based ingredient, for animal nutrition, to reduce protein intakes and GHG emissions

Ensure the food future of our growing population at a lower environmental impact is a global challenge.

87% of vegetable proteins consumed are intended for animal feed.
  • 37 Millions tonnes of vegetable protein are imported per year by the European Union,
  • of which 33 Millions tonnes of soy are destined for animal feed (half of which is poultry).

Europe is 70% dependent on plant source proteins.

The aim of OPTI'PROTEIN is to provide an innovative solution for farmers, to reduce the intake of soybeans in livestock diets, and therefore to limit deforestation and GHG emissions.

For soy-using sectors (poultry, pigs, cattle), our OPTI'PROTEINE solution allows savings of 3% of protein on their feed formulas.

Its use on top feeding has demonstrated, in experimental conditions, its ability to improve protein digestibility: increasing the nitrogen retention and limiting energy and protein wastes.

Extra endogenous enzymatic secretions generated by OPTI’PROTEIN improves significantly villi development (height and depth). This increases by consequence animals absorption capacity: resulting in higher dietary digestibility.

Daily, formulators conciliate with local market fluctuations of availability, price and quality of raw matters. A higher digestibility of the diet and an higher feed intake bring more opportunities for formulators to use different raw materials less sensitive to worldwide fluctuations. By improving diet digestibility, OPTI’PROTEIN allowed, in repeated experimental trials, to maintain zoo-technical performances even with formulation reduced of 3% of energy and protein. With its unique matrix value, this ingredient helps to generate feed cost savings: one more step to eco-performance for feed millers and farmers.

OPTI'PROTEINE: reduces soybean requirements, for the same growth of animals

less than 6% of soybean sources
promotes the use of locally produced proteins
improves the assimilation of less digestible proteins
enhance zoo-technical performances even with formulation reduced of 3% of energy and protein

OPTI'PROTEINE: reduces deforestation because soybean cultivation is responsible for a large part of the deforestation of the planet.

Soybean cultivation is responsible for a large amount much of the deforestation in Brazil.

- 650 000ha per year of deforested areas

OPTI'PROTEINE: reduces GreenHouse Gases

The impact of 33 Millions tonnes of imported soya per year releases 25,4 Millions tonnes equivalent of CO2 per year

46,25 M of Euros per year could be reinjected into the European agricultural sector


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