An innovative new use for shrimp waste

William Chen

Source: William Chen

Turning the shells of shrimp into chitin brings significant benefits

By-products have been drawing attention for their potential to increase sustainability in various sectors, such as the food, diet supplement, animal feed and cosmetics industries. Over the years, these industries have been working to prevent waste by establishing ways to utilise the by-products that they generate along the way. Often these by-products are recycled for low-value applications.

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