The term vitamin C includes compounds with L-ascorbic acid activity. The functions of ascorbic acid are related to its redox properties, it is a cofactor and protector of different enzymes, it is involved in the reduction of trace minerals and acts as an antioxidant
Quantities above the minimum requirements are necessary to potentiate its antioxidant role. Furthermore, vitamin C is needed for the development of bones and eggshells and increases the capacity for the healing of wounds.
ROVIMIX® STAY-C®35 has been developed specifically to meet the unique demands of animal production, such as pelleting as well as the extrusion process used in aquaculture to produce feeds for salmon and trout and systems using submerged feeds such as shrimp. Nevertheless the technology applied for manufacturing ROVIMIX® STAY-C®35 ensures outstanding bioavailability for all species.
For more information on DSM Vitamin Supplementation Guidelines.
|DSM Product||Content (min.)||Formulation Technology||Application|
|ROVIMIX® STAY-C® 35||35% of total phosphorylated ascorbic acid activity (350 g/kg)||Spray-dried powder||Mash, Pellet, Expansion, Extrusion|
|STAY-C® 50||50% of total phosphorylated sodium salt ascorbic acid activity (500 g/kg)||Fine crystalline powder||Mash, Pellet, Expansion, Extrusion, Milk replacer/Water|
|ROVIMIX® C-EC||97.5% (975 g/kg)||ethyl-cellulose coated powder||Mash, Pellet, Milk replacer/Water|