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26 May 2017
Skretting sets sights on Central American shrimp
Skretting is launching its feeds in Honduras and Nicaragua this week, in a bid to support the growing need for sustainable shrimp feeds in both these important aquaculture...
22 May 2017
Biomar targets African aqua expansion
A new range of high performance tilapia and African catfish feeds has been launched BioMar – a sign of the growing importance and sophistication of the aquaculture...
12 May 2017
Krill firm reports solid start to the year
Aker BioMarine, the integrated biotechnology company that supplies krill-derived ingredients to the aquafeed and consumer health industries, has reported a strong...
09 May 2017
Top tips for cleanerfish feeding
Feeds and feeding techniques were amongst the key topics discussed at the International Cleaner Fish Summit in Glasgow today....
Fishmeal replacement now commercially available
The first batch of FeedKind fishmeal replacement to be produced at Calysta’s new production plant on Teesside is now commercially available for feed manufacturers....
05 May 2017
Boost for Egyptian tilapia feed capacity
Aller Aqua has added a new production line to its Egyptian feed mill – a move that will increase its production capacity to over 100,000 tonnes a year....
04 May 2017
Salmon feed sales boost BioMar’s Q1
A 30 percent increase in salmon feed sales has helped deliver improved profits for the BioMar Group in Q1....
Competition for fish oil heats up
The aquafeeds industry will face increasing levels of competition for fish oil from the human health products market in the coming years....
02 May 2017
15 million tonnes of unfulfilled feed potential
An additional 15 million tonnes of by-products from the fisheries and aquaculture processing industries could be utilised by the aquafeed sector, according to the...
01 May 2017
Calysta lands $40m investment for fishmeal replacement facility
Calysta, Inc., the manufacturer of the microbial fishmeal replacement FeedKind, today announced it had been pledged $40 million in Series D funding....
27 April 2017
Camelina oil gains Canadian approval for use in salmon feed
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has approved the use of mechanically-extracted camelina oil as a feed ingredient for farmed salmon and trout....
Ground broken at Memphis fishmeal replacement facility
Work on a new 37-acre plant that will produce 200,000 tonnes of Calysta’s FeedKind protein for the aquafeed industry began this week....
25 April 2017
Lerøy to use fish oil replacement in ongrowing feeds
One of the world’s largest salmon producers has announced plans to use feed containing microalgae to ensure that its fish contain high levels of long chain omega-3s....
13 April 2017
Former farmer makes Forbes listing
Creating a device that could help Asian fish and shrimp producers use 21% less feed has landed a former fish farmer a place in this year's Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia...
11 April 2017
A single celled replacement for fishmeal?
Large scale production of a single cell organism could reduce the need to use wild-caught fish and agricultural crops as the key protein ingredients in aquaculture...
10 April 2017
Zambian feed revolution
Tilapia feed from the first dedicated fish feed plant in Zambia is now commercially available from Skretting Africa....
06 April 2017
Record year for salmon giant
Last year proved to be the most profitable on record for the world’s largest salmon producer, Marine Harvest, which achieved an operational EBIT of €700.2 million,...
05 April 2017
Feed chief steps down
Steven Rafferty has resigned from his roles as Managing Director of Skretting Global Salmon and Fish Feed Southern Europe and as member of Nutreco Executive Committee....
04 April 2017
Fish oil alternative for salmonids launched
ADM is offering a new sustainable fish oil alternative for aquafeeds, DHA Natur - a highly concentrated, non-genetically modified vegetable source of the essential...
30 March 2017
Alternative protein project grows wings
Fly farms could soon be producing 100,000 tonnes of protein and 60,000 tonnes of oil annually for the aquaculture and poultry feed markets in North America, following...
29 March 2017
Feed producer poised for growth
With two new feed mills due to open this year, Aller Aqua has decided to establish a dedicated group management team, which will be based in the German town of Christiansfeld...
27 March 2017
Key aquafeed fisheries certified
The North Sea fisheries for three stocks used largely in the production of fishmeal and fish oil have achieved MSC certification....
23 March 2017
Danes to mill Down Under
Biomar has announced plans to establish its first feed factory in Australia, with a yearly capacity of 110,000 tonnes, to help service a range of the country’s...
Fly farms set for Saudi Arabia
A licensing deal to build three fly farms in Saudi Arabia has been signed between Saudi technology hub Sajt and waste-to-nutrient pioneer AgriProtein this week....
22 March 2017
Breakthrough for omega-3 canola
A strain of canola which contains long-chain omega-3s has now been submitted for regulatory approval in Australia, with submissions in the US and Canadia anticipated...
21 March 2017
Feed standard shapes up
The soon-to-be revised version of the Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s feed standard dominated the organisation’s talk at this year’s Seafood Export North...
20 March 2017
Salmon sector seeks avian opportunities
A meeting to discuss the viability of including avian proteins in salmon feeds – which also covered the potential offered by a variety of other possible alternatives...
18 March 2017
Aquafeed double act established
Coppens International, the Dutch aquafeed subsidiary of Alltech, has announced plans to collaborate with Guabi, a leading Brazilian fish feed producer....
17 March 2017
Insect producers prepare for EU breakthrough
The International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed (IPIFF) is preparing to assist European insect producers to get ready for new EU legislation that will allow...
16 March 2017
Entrepreneur sets sights on alternative protein technology
Ten years after making his first investment in aquaculture, David Tze, the founder of the aquaculture investment fund Aquacopia, is looking for a fresh investment...
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