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Feedstock

FM BioEnergy as part of ForFarmers agribusiness purchase a large volume of feed materials and co-products from the agricultural, brewers, distillers as well as human food and drinks industry. 
These materials are in the form of dry, moist and liquid feeds and are suitable for use as feedstock in Anaerobic Digestion plants.

Various feedstocks are available throughout the UK and can be delivered at competitive prices using our own haulage fleet depending on availability and location. Some of the more commonly used feedstock co-products are shown below, however FMBioEnergy are well placed to source and supply many others, promoting their sustainable use as feedstock for the AD industry.

Afbeelding: Whey_Permeate

Whey Permeate

Whey Permeate is a liquid co-product from the production of cheese has a high sugar content which is readily fermented in the digester for gas production.
It is consistently available, however storage tanks are required to store bulk deliveries.

Product Specification

DM
(%)

Energy
(MJ/kg DM)

Protein
(%DM)

Starch
(%DM)

Sugar
(%DM)

NDF
(%DM)

16.0-34.0

13

5-9

5-6

35-40

nil

Afbeelding: Brewers_Grains

Brewers Grains

The first stage of brewing involves the steeping of malted barley in hot water to extract soluble sugars. The resulting sugary liquid (‘wort’) is drained off to be fermented into beer leaving a residue known as Brewers Grains.

This nutritious feed material is fibrous and contains concentrated sources of protein and oil. It is moist, pale to mid brown in colour and has a pleasant
malty aroma.

Product Specification

DM
(
%)

Energy
(MJ/kg DM)

Protein
(%DM)

Starch
(%DM)

Sugar
(%DM)

Oil
(%DM)

NDF
(%DM)

24.0

11.7 25.5 3.5 1.0 11.0 56.5
Afbeelding: SedaGold_Syrup

SedaGold Syrup

SedaGold syrup is a free flowing liquid co-product produced from the fermentation of wheat.

SedaGold Syrup is a liquid co-product with a pleasant malty aroma. It provides a balanced source of energy and amino acids for the digester microflora. SedaGold mixes readily with other co-products, flows easily and is stable in storage.

The product should be stored in a 30 tonne tank with appropriate pipe work to allow the delivery and dispatch of the product on site.

Product Specification

DM
(%)

Energy
(MJ/kg DM)

Protein
(%DM)

Starch
(%DM)

Sugar
(%DM)
Oil
(%DM)
NDF
(%DM)

28.0

13.5 23.0 5.0 1.0 6.0 4.0
Afbeelding: Processed_Bread

Processed Bread

Processed Bread is produced from loaves which have not met the baker’s specification, i.e. they are under or over cooked, the wrong colour or the packaging is damaged plus segregated returns from in store retailer bakeries.

They are collected from these bakeries and processed to remove any packaging; the loaves are then broken down into manageable friable pieces. They contain fermentable energy in the form of starch and sugar which is an ideal feedstock to provide maximum
methane yield.

Product Specification

DM
(%)

Energy
(MJ/kg DM)

Protein
(%DM)

Starch
(%DM)

Sugar
(%DM)
Oil
(%DM)
NDF
(%DM)

65.0

14.0 14.5 62.0 4.0 3.4 10.0