May 23

The Algae Opportunity: Power to Change the Future of Food!

The Algae Opportunity: Power to Change the Future of Food!

Leading off the Wednesday plenary session at GLIMPSE 2020 was Becky Timmons, Alltech’s Director of Applications Research and Quality Assurance. Timmons shared Alltech’s vision in investing $200 million to develop a heterotrophic algae production facility in Winchester, Kentucky.  Using this closed-system technology, algae growth is rapid and efficient under tightly controlled conditions, ensuring an end-product that is highly consistent, traceable, and protected by the Alltech Quality System.  

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Mar 27

Alltech at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) in Norway

Alltech at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) in Norway

Aquaculture Challenges

Delegates at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum discuss the challenges facing aquaculture.

The annual North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF), which took place in Bergen, Norway, from March 5 to 8, was a fantastic success for all involved.

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Jan 28

Tomorrow's World: Looking Into the Future with Algae Applications

Tomorrow's World: Looking Into the Future with Algae Applications

Becky Timmons on DHA

Becky Timmons, Director of Applications Research and Quality Assurance, discusses the importance of DHA at Alltech's Global 500.

The world’s population is quickly increasing, by the year 2050 the population is expected to increase to 9 billion people! High quality protein and other nutrients are needed to feed this growing population as the current food system in place cannot sustain this influx. Becky Timmons of Alltech, sees this challenge as an opportunity for the agriculture industry to sustainably provide the necessary nutrients for this growing population.

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Apr 13

Senator Mitch McConnell Visits Alltech Algae

Categories: Algae
Senator Mitch McConnell Visits Alltech Algae Mitch McConnell and Dr. Pearse Lyons
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell visited Alltech Algae in Winchester, Ky. on Thursday. The $200 million facility, opened in March 2011, is actively pursuing algae’s applications as a fishmeal replacement in animal nutrition as well as its viability as an alternative fuel source. It is considered one of the largest commercial algae production sites in the world.

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