National First prize winner

BioCircle-tech

A health-improving animal feed supplement from spent coffee grounds

Pitch

We are producing a novel and natural spent coffee-based bio product, easily applied as a supplement for improved performances of animal feeds. Spent coffee grounds are residues that left behind in a quantities measurable in millions of tons, that mostly end up in landfill. We collect them and process within green technology, based on a unique combination of enzymatic and bacterial fermentation activity. The resulting product is enriched with physiologically essential compounds and exempted of anti-nutrients. It is several-fold health beneficial, being mainly intended for ruminants and highly recommended in lactating cows diet for improving the milk quality and reducing the risks of mastitis infections. This product is the first of its kind on the market and is highly attractive for our customers. Its implementation into feed industry care positive climate impact and will save several hundred tons of CO2 production.

Quick facts

  • 2019 Participant
    Year of participation
  • Circular Economy
    Theme
  • Serbia
    Country

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Team

  • 1. Marija Milić, PhD In Biochemical Engineering, Responsible For Production Process; 2. Kosta Živanović, MSc In Technological Politics, Responsible For Business Management; 3. Suzana Dimitrijević-Branković, PhD In Biochemical Engineering, Responsible For Process Development And Quality Control.

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