FAQ - Pelleting Aids
What is lignin/lignosulphonate?
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When do I need one of Borregaard's pelleting aids?
When you have problems reaching your quality goals and/or desired throughput.
Do Borregaard's pelleting aids have nutritional value?
Lignosulphonates are approved by the AAFCO (American Association of Feed Control Officials) as a source of metabolisable energy in animal feeds. (See: Poultry Sci. 47:592-597)
Can lignin-based products be used in medicated feeds?
Unlike clay-based binders, lignin-based products do not strongly adsorb medications. Hence, lignin-based products can be used with medicated feeds. (Ref.: International Journal of Poultry Science 1:13-15.)
Are Borregaard's pelleting aids used in aquafeeds?
Yes, PellTech and Intact Aqua are used as a processing aids in the production of shrimp pellets. Our other pellet binders are used in fish feeds.
Are Borregaard's pelleting aids palatable?
Yes, our products are palatable and used in feeds for all species.
Are Borregaard's pelleting aids safe to use in animal feed?
Our pelleting aids have been safely used in millions of tonnes of animal feed around the world since the 1960ies.
Do Borregaard's pelleting aids contain animal products?
No, they contain no animal products.
Do Borregaard's pelleting aids contain ingredients forbidden for feeding animals?
No, they don't contain melamines, hormones, growth promoters, medicines (including antibiotics), salmonella or other ingredients forbidden for feeding animals.