Member - Symbrosia

Asparagopsis taxiformis seaweed supplement for livestock methane reductions of over 85% per animal.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founded 2018
Company Size 4
Member Type
innovator
Founders Alexia Akbay
Headquarters Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, USA
Social network
Symbrosia

About

Livestock digestion contributes 10% of total global GHG emissions. While other sectors are already reducing their carbon footprint, the contribution of GHG emissions from livestock is on track to increase. Symbrosia is developing proprietary technologies to commercially grow the red macroalgae Asparagopsis taxiformis as a livestock feed supplement. At a 0.5% inclusion rate in ruminant feed, this tropical red seaweed confers health benefits to cattle and increases productivity while eliminating over 85% of methane emissions. Symbrosia will provide a pathway for creating value-added beef and dairy products with a softer footprint on our planet: an effective, biological (non-synthetic), and competitively priced plug-in solution to reduce global ruminant livestock emissions by 85%+ in advance of impending regulation and climate effects. The first customers for commercially raised A. taxiformis will be consumer-facing dairy companies seeking to reduce the carbon footprint of their supply chains.
Headquarters Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, USA

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
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Clean water and sanitation
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Affordable and clean energy
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Industry, innovation and infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable cities and communities
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SDG 12
Responsible consumption and production
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