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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...
13 March 2017
RASs and RMs land fresh feed funding
Skretting has announced that it intends to invest €6 million in the next few months, in order to increase its research capacity on RAS diet as well as expanding...
10 March 2017
Record results for feed giant
BioMar has reported that 2016 has been its most profitable year on record, with group EBIT increasing from DKK 447 million (£52 million) in 2015 to 581 million...
09 March 2017
Success of AlgaPrime DHA in Aquaculture Market Drives Increased Commercial Distribution
US - TerraVia, Bunge Limited and BioMar Group have announced the expansion of their distribution agreement for AlgaPrime™ DHA - a native, whole algae specialty...
08 March 2017
High hopes for fish oil replacement
USA: Up to 15% of the of the volumes of EPA and DHA currently required by the salmon aquaculture industry could be provided by specially-produced algae by 2019....
07 March 2017
Researchers Look to Amaranth Leaf as Fishmeal Alternative
GLOBAL - As aquaculture continues to expand, more high quality feed is required to sustain the industry, but this is putting further strain on limited available...
24 February 2017
Record Short First Fishmeal and Fish Oil Season in Peru
PERU - On 27 July 2016, Peru's production ministry surprised the fishmeal and fish oil market by calling an end to the first center-north fishing season even though...
17 February 2017
Crawfish Added to BAP Programme; Chinese Processing Plant Certified
CHINA - Please join the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices division in welcoming the world’s first BAP-certified crawfish facility to the...
Enterra Receives Approval to Sell Insect Larvae to Aquaculture Industry
CANADA - Enterra Feed Corporation has received approval from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to sell its Whole Dried Black Soldier Fly Larvae as a feed...
13 February 2017
Super Additive Leading the Way To More Sustainable Aquaculture Feed
SPAIN - Fish farmers are always looking for sustainable feed that can make fish strong and healthy. A new study led by the CSIC in Spain concludes that marine feed...
10 February 2017
CIBA’s Shrimp Feed Proves Instant Hit Among Farmers
INDIA - The indigenous brand of formulated shrimp feed for vannamei (Pacific white shrimp) developed by Chennai-based Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture’s...
06 February 2017
Sharp Drop in Korea's Self-sufficiency Rate of Grain, Beef, Seafood
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea‘s self-sufficiency rate of grain, beef and seafood sharply fell last year as imported food items appealed to consumer tastes with their...
03 February 2017
Could Microbial-Derived Nutrients Play A Key Role in Aquaculture Development?
MEXICO -The fast growth of the aquaculture industry has increased demand for feed and ingredients. Because of its high nutritional properties fishmeal has long been...
26 January 2017
Russia to Develop Karelia’s Aquaculture Industry
RUSSIA – The Russian government has unveiled plans to foster the development of the aquaculture industry in Karelia, in the country’s north-western part. With...
24 January 2017
Aller Aqua Now Offering Quality Fish Feed to Farmers in Ghana
GHANA - Aller Aqua is now offering quality fish feed to fish farmers in Ghana following the official inauguration of its offices in Senchi Amanfrom....
23 January 2017
Nofima Enters Licence Agreement to produce Urchin Feed in Australia
NORWAY - Nofima has recently signed an agreement under which the company's unique sea urchin feed can be produced under licence in Australia and New Zealand. The...
19 January 2017
Addressing the Challenges of Shrimp Nutrition
CANADA - Remarks by Alberto Nunes, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
Sustainable Micro-Algae Feed Company Enters Fish-Free Feed (F3) Challenge
BELGIUM - As the global aquaculture industry works to reduce its use of fish meal and fish oil in aquaculture feeds, one company in particular is hoping that its...
18 January 2017
Mycotoxins in Aquaculture: Occurrence and Significance
CANADA - Remarks by Rui Alexandre Goncalves, BIOMIN Holding, Austria, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
10 January 2017
Researchers Create Trout Feed From Bean Residue
MEXICO - In order to reduce costs in rainbow trout ( Oncorhynchus mykiss ) production, researchers from the Technological Institute of Tuxtepec (Ittux) have developed...
06 January 2017
Hopes Are High for Torula Yeast in Shrimp Aquaculture
MEXICO - Research in Mexico has shown that torula yeast (Candida utilis) could replace portions of fishmeal in farmed Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei)...
19 December 2016
Salmon, Blue Mussel and Eel Die From Same Vitamin Deficiency, Study Finds
SWEDEN - Deficiency of vitamin B1 (thiamine) in wildlife is previously known as a problem among certain species within relatively limited geographical areas. Now,...
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