Japan – Waste transformed into fish food

T/I: 10:27:11

In Sapporo, Hokkaido, northern Japan, 150 organizations including restaurants, hotels, schools and food processing plants have joined in a venture to make fish food out of kitchen waste. The main unit of the processing plant is known as the Templer from the traditional Japanese food, Tempura, which consists of deep fried seafood and vegetables. Restaurants discard their used cooking oil, which can then be used inside the Templer. In a similar way, raw garbage is deep fried inside the Templer at a temperature of 100 to 130 degrees Celsius. In the past, only 55 per cent of the water content was removed from raw garbage. However with this new system, which fries the garbage inside a vacuum, 96 per cent of the moisture can be removed almost instantaneously. In addition, by extracting the moisture using hot oil, the nutritional content of the material is retained. The oil is separated from the fried garbage, and can be used repeatedly.



vs restaurant;
restaurant kitchen;
panoramic view Sapporo;
garbage truck dumper;
garbage recycling plant;
tempura being fried;
tempura being fried in recycling plant;
machine extracting moisture;
oil separated;
raw garbage
poured into sacks;
picking up handfuls of product;
fish being fed with product;
heap of product


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  • Posted: August 14, 2020 23:22


    Yeah this is insane
  • Posted: August 14, 2020 23:22

    Omkar Sk

    Hi can i get the company details that produce this feed ?
  • Posted: August 14, 2020 23:22

    Shamyl Suri

    Not a single comment or not 1k views, shows where we are headed

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