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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....
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...
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