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Carotenoid feed additive Lucantin® Pink

carotenoid feed additive
carotenoid feed additive
carotenoid feed additive
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Everybody's favorite color for everybody's favorite food. Fish, like salmon, trout and crustaceans, for example, use red carotenoid pigments for camouflage and communication. Fish lovers prefer their favorite food colored a delicious pink. Lucantin® Pink CWD is the most efficient way to achieve perfect pigmentation in aquaculture. Your benefits at a glance -Highly efficient and cost-effective -High bioavailability -Outstanding stability during storage and feed production -Color can be adjusted to meet your expectations Find the insights you need Everyone who cares about food should care about its color. Color is more than just good looks; it is important for taste, for appeal, and for perceived quality of food. We try to help you to create more value from fewer resources. That is why carotenoids play such an important part in our work. The color of egg yolks, broiler skin, salmonids or shrimp determines how much a farmer will receive for his efforts. What is Lucantin® Pink's role in animal nutrition? Astaxanthin is a feed additive which intensifies the pigmentation of fish and crustaceans. The animals are reliant on astaxanthin intake since they cannot synthesize the carotenoid them­selves. In the wild, astaxanthin is produced by plants, bacteria, algae and fungi, and from these organisms it is transferred up the food chain and stored in organisms that have the ability to do so. In culture situations where fish and crustaceans are not able to obtain enough “wild pigment” to satisfactorily pigment their tissues, astaxanthin preparations can be incorporated into the formulated feed.


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