feed is produced industrially
The present data
refer to trout
feed production in three factories in Jutland, Denmark in 2000. The main processes
1) raw materials (fishmeal,
fish oil, wheat, soybeans, gluten, minerals, vitamins and colour)
and mixed, 2) the mixture
conditioned by heating with steam, 3)
the conditioned mixture extruded to pellets,
4) the pellets are
dryed with hot air, 5)
the pellets are cooled,
stored before distribution to
Data (except air-emissions) have been collected from three major trout feed producers. Data are based on producers green accounts and other records from 2000. Inputs and outputs have been determined as a non-weighted average over the year from the three facories.
All production processes as well as administration are included. Emissions to municipal waste water treatment has not been included. packaging has not been included.
The three considered feedfactories covers the danish markted almost 100%.
Data from the three factories are quite uniform.
Data URL: http://www.lcafood.dk/processes/industry/troutfeedproduction.html