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12 February 2016
Feeding Fish Sustainably with Flies
SOUTH AFRICA - With the world’s population ever on the increase, the demand placed on food sources, particularly protein, is already at record levels. Meat such...
10 February 2016
BioMar, Whole Foods Salmon Feed Project to Promote Use of By-products
GLOBAL - IFFO, the trade association for the global marine ingredients industry, welcomes the project launched by multinational feed company and IFFO member BioMar...
05 February 2016
Algae: The Future of Food and Feed?
GLOBAL - From health conscious consumers, to animal feed companies – it seems ‘everyone’ is searching for healthy and affordable sources of alternative protein...
04 February 2016
New Funding Opportunity Available for Aquaculture Feed and Diagnostic Projects
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has issued an open call for expressions of interest on feed and diagnostic projects....
01 February 2016
New Partnership to Develop Tilapia Feed Mill in Zambia
ZAMBIA - A new joint venture between Nutreco (Skretting Zambia) and African Century Foods (ACF) is looking to construct and operate the first dedicated fish feed...
29 January 2016
New Video Showcases Sustainable Aquaculture in Turkey
US and TURKEY - The US Soybean Export Council has released a new video “Growing the Business of Growing Fish,” showcasing sea bass and sea bream production by...
21 January 2016
Fatty Acids from GM Oilseed Crops Could Replace Fish Oil
UK - Oil from genetically modified (GM) oil seed crops could replace fish oil as a primary source of the beneficial Omega 3 fatty acid EPA - according to new research...
19 January 2016
Calysta to Develop New Fish Feed Ingredient in UK
UK - A new fish feed ingredient that could reduce the aquaculture industry’s use of fishmeal, is being developed by Calysta at the Centre for Process Innovation...
15 January 2016
NORGHATI: Developing Sustainable Aquaculture in Ghana
ANALYSIS - Ghana’s economy and communities rely heavily on aquaculture, however the sustainable growth of the industry is hindered by poor quality fingerlings,...
13 January 2016
Optimal Feed Could Reduce Salmon Mortality by Half
NORWAY - Research undertaken by Nofima at fish farms during natural outbreaks of the salmon diseases Pancreas Disease (PD) and Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation...
08 January 2016
Research on Arctic Salmon Farming Granted Millions
NORWAY - The Research Council of Norway’s regional fund Northern Norway has awarded NOK 3 million to research on effects on health feed for salmon farmed in arctic...
07 January 2016
Mexico Exports 215,000 Tonnes of Fishmeal to China in 2015
MEXICO - Exports of fishmeal to China from the Mexican states of Sinaloa and Sonora in 2015 increased to 215,000 tonnes....
21 December 2015
Call for PhD Projects in Sustainable Feeds for Finfish
SCOTLAND, UK - The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) and Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) invite funding applications for PhD projects...
18 December 2015
Marine Harvest to Build New Feed Factory in Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - In a move to make its fish farms less reliant on fish feed imports, marine Harvest is planning to build a fish feed factory in Scotland....
Krill Found to Reduce Dark Spots in Fish Fillets
NORWAY - New trials by BioMar have discovered that adding krill to fish feed can reduce dark melanin spots in fish fillets. ...
15 December 2015
Weekly Overview: Japanese University Creates Catfish That Taste Like Eel
ANALYSIS - In Japan, researchers at Kinki University have succeeded in producing a catfish that tastes like eel. This research hopes to move consumers away from...
08 December 2015
Taiwanese Aquaculture Feed Firm Opens in Philippines
PHILIPPINES and TAIWAN - Taiwanese aquaculture feeds manufacturer Grobest Feeds Inc has launched a $22million plant in Gerona, Tarlac, Philippines....
01 December 2015
Informed Silica+ to Replace Part Of Fish Meal in Shrimp Diet
THAILAND - Ceresco Nutrition, a research company that is behind the new technology based on the transfer of vibratory information through an aqueous medium, says...
30 November 2015
Strong Policy Needed Before Cage Aquaculture Development
INDIA - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute emeritus scientist, Dr Gopakumar, has explained that India and other Asian countries will need to set up guidelines,...
27 November 2015
US Looks to Further Grow Ag Exports to China
US - As the US agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack heads to China for trade talks, the US Department of Agriculture announced considerable growth in US exports to...
26 November 2015
Yalelo to Invest $9.5m in Aquaculture Operations
ZAMBIA - Yaleo Limited is to invest US$9.5 million into its cage fish farming operations in Siavonga....
17 November 2015
Weekly Overview: New Understanding of Salmon Gut Bacteria to Help Industry Sustainability
ANALYSIS - Researchers from around the world are paving the way for a more ecologically sustainable salmon farming industry with the first complete picture of wild...
13 November 2015
First Complete Picture of Salmon Gut Bacteria will Help Industry Sustainability
UK - Researchers from around the world are paving the way for a more ecologically sustainable salmon farming industry with the first complete picture of wild Atlantic...
05 November 2015
Invasive Species to be Listed as Injurious Under the Lacey Act
US - In a move to protect native aquatic resources, the US Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a proposed rule to list 10 non-native freshwater fish species...
29 October 2015
Grow Shrimp Faster and Bigger on Sea Urchin Droppings Diet
US - Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham appear to have found a better way to grow shrimp that is also less expensive, and the new process could...
28 October 2015
Marine Harvest Reports NOK 720 million Q3 2015
NORWAY - Marine Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of NOK 720 million in the third quarter of 2015, compared to NOK 912 million in the corresponding quarter of...
23 October 2015
Norwegian Researchers Investigate Waste Phosphorus from Aquaculture
NORWAY - Researchers in Norway have undertaken the first ever study that highlights just how much phosphorus is consumed and wasted in the Norwegian aquaculture...
Dr Neil Auchterlonie to Take Over as New IFFO Technical Director
GLOBAL - The IFFO has announced that Dr Neil Auchterlonie will be taking over from Dr Andrew Jackson as Technical Director on 1 January 2016....
15 October 2015
EU Rejects National Bans on GM Food, Feed
EUROPE - Individual countries within the EU should not be allowed to decide to ban GM food and feed products, Environment Committee MEPs decided this week....
12 October 2015
What are the Risks of Using Insects as Food or Feed?
EU - Interest is growing in the potential benefits of using insects in food and animal feed, but what would be the risks from production, processing and consumption...
 
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