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Ivan Gaytan

Ivan Gaytan, technology development engineer with Adisseo, is in charge of technological studies to support the development of the liquid form of methionine in feedmills. He graduated with a master's degree in agri-food engineering from University Pierre et Marie Curie.

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Study: Liquid methionine reduces pelleting energy costs

Physical form of methionine can influence pellet mill's energy consumption
In the feed mill, pellet production is one of the most energy-consuming steps; therefore, the pursuit of any optimization is beneficial. Recent studies have shown that the addition of a liquid source of methionine may lead to a savings of up to 7 percent compared with the powder form when pelletizing.
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