A pilot plant is a down-scaled production system used to practically test and validate a production technology before commercialisation. Recently, the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) successfully commissioned an Animal Feed Pilot Plant (AFPP) located at MPOB Keratong Research Station, Pahang, which has a capacity of producing 100 kg feed pellets per hour or about 1 t feed pellets per day for research purposes as shown in Figures 1 and 2 (Wan Nooraida et al., 2016). MPOB has been very active in identifying suitable palm-based by-products for use in animal feed formulations to substitute imported raw materials.
* Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB),
6 Persiaran Institusi, Bandar Baru Bangi,
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