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25 August 2015
Fish Feed Research to Improve Protein Digestibility, Benefit Environment
DENMARK - Scientists from Aarhus University and the industry have joined forces to improve feed for commercial fish farming in order to improve protein digestibility....
20 August 2015
BioMar and Tongwei Confirm Fish Feed Joint Venture Agreement
CHINA - The BioMar Group and the Chinese Tongwei Co. have signed the final Joint-Venture agreement for the establishment a joint fish feed company in China. ...
Global Salmon Initiative Launches Tender for Novel Omega-3 Rich Oil Sources
NORWAY - The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), in partnership with their industry feed company associates, have launched an innovative global tender at the Aqua Nor...
19 August 2015
Agri-foods Giant Cargill Enters Salmon Feed Market
GLOBAL – Food processing and commodity multinational Cargill is hoping to acquire leading Norwegian salmon nutrition company EWOS in the second aquaculture announcement...
17 August 2015
Marine Harvest Operational EBIT of NOK 719 million in Q2 2015
NORWAY - Marine Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of NOK 719 million in the second quarter of 2015, compared to NOK 1 220 million in the corresponding quarter...
13 August 2015
Using Underutilised Nutrients to Produce Single Cell Protein for Fish Meal Replacement
GLOBAL - Chris Wilcox, Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Nutrinsic, explains how a single-cell protein made from waste nutrients can help replace...
12 August 2015
Sustainable Fish Feed and Fuel for India
INDIA - Culturing Solutions, in a Joint Venture with Algae Biotech India, is breaking ground on a commercial algal production facility in Hyderabad, India. ...
RK2 Systems Inc Delivering High Quality Protein Fractionation Equipment
GLOBAL - Established in 1991, RK2 Systems, Inc. has been driven by one goal - to manufacture the highest quality protein fractionation equipment available within...
04 August 2015
Huge Investment in Norwegian Feed Technology Infrastructure
NORWAY - The Aquafeed Technology Centre has been awarded NOK 30 million ($3.7 million) by the Research Council of Norway, for research into fish feed. ...
31 July 2015
New 25,000 TPA Fish Feed Mill to Support Zambia's Growing Aquaculture Industry
ZAMBIA - Zambian tilapia producer Yalelo Limited has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Famsun Co. Ltd, formerly Muyang Co. Ltd., to supply a turn-key...
28 July 2015
Only Two Per Cent of Reduction Fisheries Catch from 'Very Good' Stocks
GLOBAL - Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has released its annual sustainability overview of reduction fisheries. The review reveals that only 2 per cent...
27 July 2015
Algae Has Bright Future in Animal Feeds
US - Scientists investigating the use of algal byproducts for feed have found that a novel algae meal derived from heterotrophic microalgae makes a suitable feed...
24 July 2015
Seafood Companies, Retailers Publish Source Fishery Data in Transparency Drive
UK - Five of Europe’s leading companies with interests in seafood have demonstrated a powerful commitment to corporate transparency by publishing the full lists...
22 July 2015
Cargill Expands in Ecuador with $30 million Shrimp Feed Facility
ECUADOR - Expanding its presence in the Ecuadorian aquaculture market, Cargill has joined forces with shrimp producer Naturisa to build a $30 million shrimp feed...
20 July 2015
Last Few Bursaries Remaining for Sustainable Aquaculture Courses
EU - The last few bursaries are still available for students wishing to study on the September 2015 Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Sustainable Aquaculture. The course...
17 July 2015
Nordic Naturals Fish Oil Certified Sustainable
NORWAY - Norwegian fish oil company Nordic Naturals has been recognised with certification from Friend of the Sea (FOS), the international reference standard for...
10 July 2015
Aquaculture Importance Discussed at Sustainable Seafood Week
US - Seafood accounts for 16.6 per cent of global animal protein consumption and plays an essential role in food security, providing over 3 billion people with 20...
08 July 2015
India's Aqua Feed Demand to Touch 7 Million by 2017-18
INDIA - With seafood production growing at the rate of four per cent per annum since 2012, India’s aquaculture feed demand is to touch 7 million tonnes by 2017-18....
06 July 2015
ASC Opens Responsible Feed Consultation
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) has opened the first round of public consultation on the initial draft of its Responsible Feed Standard....
25 June 2015
IFFO Technical Director to Retire at End of 2015
GLOBAL - After nine years with the International Fishmeal & Fish Oil Organisation (IFFO) and over 40 years working in the fish industry, IFFO Technical Director...
24 June 2015
Norway Launches Project to Develop Ghana's Aquaculture Sector
NORWAY - A joint initiative has been announced for the transfer of Norwegian fish farming knowledge and technology to Ghana, to strengthen the industry and fish...
22 June 2015
Global Fish Oil Market to Reach $2.63 Billion by 2020
GLOBAL - The global fish oil market is expected to reach $2.63 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 6.1 per cent during 2015-2020, according to a new report from...
19 June 2015
Nutriad Developing Mycotoxin Rapid Test Kit
BELGIUM - Belgium based feed additive specialist Nutriad and Ghent University have been working for two years on a project developing a prototype rapid test kit...
New Trans Fats Ban will not Apply to Fish Feed
US - The US Food and Drug Administration released the final determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are not generally recognized as safe, or GRAS,...
18 June 2015
Clean Seas Tuna Sues Skretting Over Feed Quality
AUSTRALIA - Clean Seas Tuna is suing its former feed supplier for economic losses which it says were caused by feed which was allegedly deficient in a key nutrient....
16 June 2015
Weekly Overview: New Resource Helps Producers Understand Fish Feed Ingredients
ANALYSIS - A new helpful technical guide has been made available for anyone producing fish feed....
11 June 2015
New Technical Guide to Help Aquaculture Feed Producers
GLOBAL - A new resource is available to help aquaculture feed producers understand at a glance the different properties of specific feed ingredients for aquaculture....
09 June 2015
First Central American Feed Mills Earn BAP Certification
HONDURAS and NICARAGUA - Two of Cargill's feed mills, Cargill de Honduras S. de R. L. and Cargill de Nicaragua S.A., have both earned Best Aquaculture Practices...
13 May 2015
Future Looking Better for Arkansas Catfish Farmers
US - Catfish farmers in Arkansas are seeing higher prices and lower feed costs this spring, giving producers hope that years of industry declines are nearing an...
12 May 2015
Reseach Boost for South Australian Yellowtail Kingfish Industry
AUSTRALIA - Research into the development of the Yellowtail Kingfish industry in South Australia has received a A$6 million funding boost....
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