CAT provides services
From Feed Formulation to Commercialization
Our Nutrition Department specializes in providing innovative solutions to improve the performance, cost-effectiveness, and sustainability of aquafeeds. Experts at CAT facilitate the development of products that meet or go beyond the basic nutritional requirements of aquatic species and help bring them to market faster.
What We Do
How We Do It
What You Get
We provide solutions tailored to you.
Evaluate the performance of your ingredient or feed by conducting a growth study at CAT. Our state-of-the-art facilities allow us to work with both domestic and non-native aquatic species and mimic their environmental conditions to provide you with the results you can use.
The extensive expertise, large aquarium space, and tank inventory support our ability to test multiple products at different inclusion levels with high replication to provide you with quick and accurate results.
Why work with us:
We help our clients understand the market potential of their product, including estimating the price for the new products on the market.
CAT provides integrated services in health, nutrition, and genetics. We offer efficacy studies to analyze the impact of ingredients and finished feeds on animal health and nutrigenomics services that study the effects of feed and feed components on gene expression.
CAT has developed an in-house quality assurance program and is conducting studies to international standards to ensure the high quality of the results.
Our AQUA FeedTech pilot-scale facility supports the extrusion of small and medium batches of aquafeeds that include R&D, medicated, and functional feeds.
CAT can mimic environmental and husbandry stressors to evaluate the efficacy of novel feeds for aquatic animal health.
In-house statistical expertise to ensure robust study design and results.
Customized Study Design
Our highly-skilled nutrition researchers have extensive experience in study design. The team tailors trials to client-specific needs, and ensures that they meet the requirements of regulatory authorities. Our existing infrastructure accommodates cold and warm water marine and freshwater species including salmonids, shrimp, tilapia and zebrafish, among others.