Sustainable Feed Alternatives from ‘Green’ Resource

World compound feed production is fast approaching an estimated 1 billion tons annually (USA and China are the largest producers), with around 300 million tons of feed being produced directly by farm mixing. Global commercial feed manufacturing generates an estimated annual turnover of over US $400 billion. A significant well-functioning market is already there and […]

  Filamentous ascomycetes fungi as a source of natural pigments

Filamentous fungi, including the ascomycetes Monascus, Fusarium, Penicillium and Neurospora, are being explored as novel sources of natural pigments with biological functionality for food, feed and cosmetic applications. Such edible fungi can be used in biorefineries for the production of ethanol, animal feed and pigments from waste sources. The present review gathers insights on fungal […]