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Friday, April 25, 2014
Nutreco Fish Feed Revenues On the Up
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco has reported fish feed revenues of €414.5 million for Q1 2014, 26.6 per cent higher than last year driven by a 24.3 per cent increase in...
Aquaculture's Expansion and Success Will Come from Investing in the Industry's Future
ANALYSIS - Speaking before the Global AgInvesting forum on the 29 April 2014, Øistein Thorsen from Benchmark's Sustainability Science division trie, argues that...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Nofima Develops New Sources of Phosphorus for the Salmon Industry
NORWAY - Phosphorus is an essential mineral that must be added in salmon feed for the salmon to grow normally and develop a healthy skeleton. However, the global...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Salmon Farms Approved in Marlborough Sounds
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, The Supreme Court of New Zealand has given the go-ahead for three of four new New Zealand King Salmon farms in Marlborough. The new...
Too Much Selenium Reduces Fertility in Fish
NORWAY - High levels of selenium and mercury in combination can reduce fertility in fish, finds a new NIFES study....
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Rothamsted Research Granted Permission for New GM Field Trial
UK - Rothamsted Research has got the go-ahead to carry out its GM field trial on Camelina plants that accumulate omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs)...
Global Aquafeed Market to Reach $133.10 billion by 2020
GLOBAL - The global market for aquafeed is expected to reach $133.1 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc....
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Challenge of Developing Alternative Fish Feeds but Maintaining Nutritional Properties of Fish
EU - An EC-funded research project is making significant advances in developing alternative fish feeds that maintain the nutritional properties of fish. The project...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Market for Antibiotic Alternatives in Feeds to Exceed $3 billion by 2019
GLOBAL - The market for eubiotics in animal feeds - a group of products including probiotics, prebiotics and acids - is set to grow at more than five per cent per...
Friday, April 04, 2014
Marine Harvest to Clean Fish Oil in Feed
NORWAY - Marine Harvest has entered into an agreement with FF Skagen to clean all relevant fish oil used for Marine Harvest salmon farming. ...
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Responsible Supply Programme Announces Changes to Global Standard
GLOBAL - IFFO, the Marine Ingredients Organisation, launched its Global Standard for Responsible Supply (IFFO RS) back in 2009 and it has now become the most recognised...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Soybean Meal Demand from Pakistani Aquaculture Runs Deep
PAKISTAN - Lucas Heinen, a soybean farmer from Everest, Kan., was surprised at how much he had in common with the Pakistani aquaculture-industry representatives...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Chinese Prawn/Shrimp Farm to Fill Supply Gap and Create Over 100,000 Jobs
ANALYSIS - Sino Agro Foods has announced that its planned prawn farm complex will culture shrimp and prawns from hatchery to grow-out and packing all on its giant...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
FEFAC Workshop on Sustainable Fish Feed for Aquaculture
BELGIUM - The European Feed Manufacturers' Federation is holding a stakeholder workshop to discuss future options for sustainable fish feed....
Friday, March 21, 2014
EU Feed Industry Moves Towards More Responsible Soybeans Sourcing
EU - The European feed manufacturers association, FEFAC, has issued an update on its 'roadmap' for sourcing responsible soybeans, showing where progress has been...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Feed Acid Market Estimated at $2.6 Billion by 2018
GLOBAL - The world market for organic acids in animal feeds is rising at more than five per cent per year, strengthened by the demand to replace antibiotic growth...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
First Global Feed Sustainability Guidelines Released
GLOBAL - The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) has announced the Global Feed Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) guidelines developed by the United Nations...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Cermaq Sells Grain Silos in Stavanger
NORWAY - Cermaq has entered into an agreement to sell its grain silos located in Stavanger habour to Felleskjøpet Agri....
Monday, March 10, 2014
Feed Industry Conferences Filling Up Fast
THAILAND - Registrations are building rapidly for the 7th Aquafeed Horizons Asia and the 5th FIAAP Conference, slated to take place April 8 & 9, 2014, during the...
ALLER AQUA, Porto Conte Ricerche Collaborate on Feed Research
SARDINIA, ITALY - ALLER AQUA and Porto Conte Ricerche have extended their research collaboration until 2016....
Friday, March 07, 2014
New Website Helps African Farmers Manage Catfish Operations
NIGERIA - Lanre Ogunsina, CEO of Fishmaster Ltd, an African catfish company based in Nigeria, has developed a new website that will help African catfish farmers...
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
New US Programme for State Animal Feed Regulators
US - The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) have announced a new programme for State Animal Feed...
Friday, February 28, 2014
Bell Aquaculture to Open New Feed Mill
US - Bell Aquaculture has announced plans to open a feed mill to supply feed for the local and national aquaculture industry. The new mill, located at Bell Farms...
Argentina Explores Low Cost Fish Feed
ARGENTINA - A new project is evaluating the quality of fish feed made from trout offal and vegetable meals, in order to provide a low-cost feed....
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
2013 Best Year Ever for Bakkafrost
FAROE ISLANDS - With a stronger salmon market than expected, 2013 was the best year ever for Bakkafrost group. The group also forecasts a good salmon market for...
IFFO Membership Continues to Grow
GLOBAL - For the fourth year running, the Marine Ingredients Organisation IFFO family is continuing to grow, reaching out to developing markets in Asia and expanding...
Monday, February 24, 2014
Food Authority Criticised For Bacillus Safety Tests
EU – The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has been criticised by a British veterinary body over its evaluation of the safety of bacillus species in the food...
Friday, February 21, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: The Advantages of Alternative Day Feeding of Milkfish in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - Milkfish is the biggest finfish produced in the Philippines by both volume and weight. In order to help farmers with the challenges of the intensification...
Nutreco Expands in Asia
GLOBAL - Nutreco is expanding its presence in Asia. With two new state-of-the-art plants in Viet Nam (Ho Chi Minh City area) and Indonesia (East Java) and a remodel...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: Effectiveness of Moringa Leaf and Sunflower Seed Cake as Tilapia Feed
TANZANIA - Tilapia is a popular fish to farm in Tanzania, but productivity is often low due to poor feed quality. Speaking at Aquaculture America 2014, Sebastian...
 
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