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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....
08 May 2015
First Industrial Copepod Fish Feed Production Plant Built in Norway
NORWAY - A new factory is being built to house the world's first industrial plant for production of copepods, tiny crustaceans that can be used to feed young fish...
05 May 2015
Industry and Environment Cooperation at SeaWeb Seafood Summit
US - In a new video produced by Saving Seafood, seafood industry leaders discuss a key development in the dialogue within the industry from this spring’s SeaWeb...
Alaska Fish Factor: New Research Blames Too Many Pinks for Slow Sockeye Growth
US - Alaskan salmon producers are not buying the presumption that growing numbers of pinks are eating too much food in the ocean, causing sockeye salmon to grow...
01 May 2015
Fish Type Predicts Nutrient Cycling Rate
US - Fish type and body size can be used to predict rates of nutrient excretion into the environment, which is important for the health of ecosystems, according...
24 April 2015
More Freedom for EU to Decide on Use of GMO's for Food and Feed
EU - The EU Commission has presented the outcome of its review of the decision-making process for the authorisation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) as food...
New Sustainable Fishmeal Alternative to be Available from 2018
GLOBAL - A new sustainable fish feed ingredient that can reduce the aquaculture industry’s reliance on unsustainable fish stocks sourced from the world’s oceans...
23 April 2015
Risks and Challenges in Aquaculture Discussed at Seafood Expo Global
BELGIUM - A panel of industry representatives at Seafood Expo Global have discussed the pivotal issues in aquaculture that need to be tackled, highlighting feed...
21 April 2015
BioMar-Tongwei Fish Feed Venture to Lead Way in China's Aquaculture Market
CHINA - BioMar Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with leading Chinese feed producer Tongwei Co. Ltd to establish a Joint Venture dedicated to producing...
Artemia Short Supply Could Bring Shrimp Production to a Stand Still
INDIA - A continued short supply of artemia may force many Indian shrimp hatcheries to close down soon....
Weekly Overview: Seafood Portal Helps Facilitate Sustainable Seafood Trade
ANALYSIS - Seafood buyers around the world will now be able to quickly identify suppliers that can meet their specific buyer requirements thanks to the launch of...
17 April 2015
Insects as Animal Feed Seen as Favourable
BELGIUM - The attitudes towards the use of insects in animal feed and resulting livestock products are generally favourable, so has recent scientific research shown....
16 April 2015
Insects Equal Soy Nutrition in Animal Feed
UK - Insects perform as well as soy as a source of protein in nutritional tests, according to research presented by Maureen Wakefield at the British Society of Animal...
15 April 2015
EU Urged to Allow Insects as Sustainable Animal Feed Source
EU - European legislation should be adapted to allow insect products as a sustainable and innovative source of animal proteins for food consumption and animal feed,...
More Feed Mills Required to Grow Ghana's Aquaculture Industry
GHANA - The Ghana government has been urged to take steps to increase local feed production to facilitate the growth and economic potential of the aquaculture industry....
14 April 2015
IFFO Calls for Input into New Marine Ingredients Standard
GLOBAL - In order to maintain the credibility and relevancy of its leading standard for the responsible sourcing of marine ingredients, the IFFO RS’s Governance...
13 April 2015
Final Steps in Nutreco Take-over Go Ahead
NETHERLANDS - SHV Investments, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V. has started the final step in acquiring all issued and outstanding ordinary...
09 April 2015
Nutriad Continues Sales Team Expansion in Europe
SPAIN & PORTUGAL - Nutriad has appointed Antonio Vila as Key Account Manager for Western Spain and Portugal. ...
07 April 2015
New Research Finds Fish Biomass Increases Even When Food, Energy are Constant
SWEDEN - To increase the biomass of fish, contemporary ecological theory predicts that either the amount of food or the quality of the food has to increase. In a...
02 April 2015
First Indian Shrimp Group Achieve BAP Four Star Status
INDIA - Penver Products Ltd. is the first group in India to achieve four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) status for shrimp or any species, from the Global...
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