Eco-friendlier feeding with Kasper Faunafood
Kasper Faunafood goes for sustainability! All our Chickens, Bantams and Ornamental Fowl Multi- and Vitamixes have been adapted to a more environmentally friendly alternative. We do this by removing soy and palm oil from our feeds. Both in our small and large packs.
Free of soya
Soybean meal is a very interesting raw material because of its high protein content, good digestibility and very interesting amino acid composition. Because of its environmental impact, the use of soy is increasingly questioned. For some time, alternatives to soybean meal with less environmental impact have been sought. Not only environmental impact is a consideration. Dependence on protein from outside Europe is also causing various initiatives to be taken to produce more local protein.
Free of palm oil
Palm oil is a vegetable oil that gives structure to many products. Palm oil is made from the pulp that comes from the palm fruit. Palm oil is in very high demand. Every year, 47 million tonnes (!) of palm oil is produced. Every hour, a hundred football fields of tropical rainforest literally go up in smoke. This happens to make way for palm oil plantations.
Most of the feeds in Kasper Faunafood's range are produced in Arie Blok's factory in Woerden. Strict requirements in the purchase of raw materials, careful production and meticulous inspection of the feeds ensure da