MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Calysta,
Inc. today announced that FeedKind® protein has been approved for
use as an ingredient in organic systems for animal feed in the United
Kingdom and EU by Organic Farmers & Growers (OF&G).
Calysta’s FeedKind protein is a family of natural, sustainable and
traceable feed ingredients for livestock, fish and pets.
OF&G, based in Shrewsbury, UK, certifies more than half of the United
Kingdom’s organic land, and provides support, information and licensing
to Britain’s top organic food businesses. OF&G certification meets the
standards of the European Union’s Organic Regulation, used across the
EU. OF&G was launched in 1973 and in 1992 became the first body to be
approved by the UK government to certify organic farmers and food
“Certification of FeedKind protein as an approved ingredient in organic
animal feed is a significant milestone in our development of innovative
sustainable products to meet the world’s growing demand for new protein
sources,” said Allan LeBlanc, Senior Director and FeedKind Product
Manager. “This supports Calysta’s commitment to traceability and a
reduced environmental footprint in the aquaculture feed supply chain.”
FeedKind protein is a safe, sustainable, non-animal source of protein
approved for sale in multiple countries, and has been shown to use
77-98% less water and >98% less land than alternative ingredients such
as soy or wheat proteins. Samples are currently available for global
customers and partners in markets including the European Union, the
United States, China, Japan, Southeast Asia, and Australia.
Inc., Menlo Park, CA, is an innovator in sustainable products to
improve worldwide food security. Calysta develops and commercializes
FeedKind® protein, an alternative feed ingredient for fish, livestock
and pet nutritional products.
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