RESPONSIBLE SOY IS GREAT – LOCAL PROTEIN IS EVEN BETTER

The first of January 2021 new demands for feed companies supplying soy to Danish pig producers enter into force. The agreement is voluntary and requires that a minimum of 20% of soy should be the so-called “responsible soy”. The future targets are 40% in 2022, then 60%, 80% and 100% in 2025.

We hope that the Industry agreement will be fulfilled sooner and in just a year or two. Not necessarily through an early adaptation of 100% “responsible soy”, but through the use of new and local alternatives to soy.

What about new and local protein?

Ever wondered why our name is European Protein? It’s because we want to deliver feed made from locally available protein sources. In the US and Ukraine, the local protein is soy, but in other countries, soy could partly be replaced by local protein sources. And even at a very competitive cost.

Through fermentation, Europe can make more of the feed we already have. And even better; fermentation can make existing and new protein sources better suited for pigs, poultry and aqua.

50% of feed from local protein sources

In 2020 local protein made up more than half of our total feed production, proteins like European rapeseed and seaweed from the Nordics.

Let not only talk about soy but also agree to start using more local protein and as a business to search for ways to use new competitive protein sources.

Besides the existing rapeseed and seaweed feeds, we will be trying out quite a few new ones in 2021. Hopefully, one of them will make your animal production even healthier, reduce your carbon footprint and improve your productivity.

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ABOUT EUROPEAN PROTEIN

European Protein is a Danish family-owned protein producer. We work to promote health and productivity for animals through functional and sustainable plant proteins. The company was founded in 2010 and has protein factories in Denmark, Ukraine and the US.

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European Protein is GMP+-certified

HEAD QUARTER

Vorbassevej 12, 6622 Bække, Denmark
+45 75 38 80 40, [email protected]

FACTORIES

Denmark
Mangehøje 4, 7200 Jelling, Denmark
+45 75 38 80 40, [email protected]

Ukraine
222-a Vokzalna Street, Rokytne 09600, Kyiv Region, Ukraine
+38 044 390 40 54, [email protected]

USA
1201 N Ellis Rd #7055, Sioux Falls, SD 57107, USA
+1 605-338-9775, [email protected]