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Newsletter for Thursday, December 19, 2019

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Issue 51 Vol 19, Dec 19, 2019. Previous issues are archived at
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FROM THE PUBLISHERThe team wishes you happy holidays and a happy, peaceful and prosperous 2020. We look forward to hearing from you and meeting you around the world in this coming decade.
Suzi Dominy, Executive Editor/Publisher


Aller Aqua opens its 7th Serbian feed plantAller Aqua opens its 7th Serbian feed plant
The facility will focus on the carp feed market and ensure a strategic position for the company in the Balkans.
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Pancosma develops a homogeneous combination of organic trace mineralsPancosma develops a homogeneous combination of organic trace minerals
B-TRAXIM All-in-①, based on glycine and on a unique, patented technology, is a combination of different organic trace minerals that contains the same proportion of minerals in each particle.
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Green Plains and Novozymes partner in protein productionGreen Plains and Novozymes partner in protein production
The companies signed a commercialization agreement for biological solutions in the production of high protein ingredients focused on aquaculture, pet food, as well as novel ingredients to be used in the global protein markets.
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New study on the impact of innovative oils on salmon healthNew study on the impact of innovative oils on salmon health
Scientists are testing whether oils from microalgae and genetically modified oilseed crops could provide beneficial omega-3 for salmon and, in turn, boost levels in the human diet.
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New study on the impact of innovative oils on salmon healthIn-feed sea lice vaccine to be tested
A team of Scottish and international aquaculture experts are pioneering the development of an oral vaccine for sea lice using advanced nanoparticle technology.
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Salmon feed producers take action in Brazil to prevent deforestation Salmon feed producers take action in Brazil to prevent deforestation
Salmon feed producers Skretting, Cargill Aqua Nutrition, Biomar and Mowi have joined forces with ProTerra and Brazilian soy producers to take responsibility outside of the salmon value chain.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,110/1,120 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,350/1,360 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,390 – $1,640.  Read more at Hammersmith Marketing on our Fishmeal page.

Also available: Today’s grain prices and commodity futures. There is also a wealth of up-to- date commodity information available via links from our Markets & Price Reports Page.

Russian aquaculture seeks to double in 2030Russian aquaculture seeks to double in 2030
In 2018, Russian aquaculture production amounted to 239,000 tons, mainly carp, and is seeking to reach 600,000 tons by 2030, according to the last issue of the EUMOFA’s Monthly Highlights.
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Extrusion Manager - Canada
The Center for Aquaculture Technologies is seeking a manager to lead the pilot-scale fish feed extrusion technology center at its R&D Facility on Prince Edward Island (Canada).
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Science Manager Aquaculture – Singapore
Adisseo is looking for an aquaculture science manager to lead the R&D programs to develop new products and services improving current solutions or to differentiate them from competitors.
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Aquaculture Business Development Manager - Norway
Corbion has an opportunity available for a creative and energetic business development manager whose primary focus will be to further strengthen Corbion’s leading position in the aquaculture industry in Norway, both from a commercial as well as a technical perspective.
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Area Sales Manager Latin America, Spain and Portugal – The Netherlands
Geelen Counterflow is looking for an area sales manager for Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
The candidate will be responsible for the sales of dryers and coolers for petfood, aquafeed, feed, food and oilseeds.
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Researcher Fish Nutrition – Norway
Skretting ARC is currently looking for a researcher in fish nutrition with an innovative mindset and good collaboration skills to develop novel solutions to optimize fish diets for the company’s fast-growing aquafeed operations world-wide.
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Technology Application Manager (Shrimp) - Vietnam
Cargill Vietnam seeks a technology application manager to implement and apply CQN global technology in the region, design and apply it for the business team according to the local strategy.
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Post-Doctoral Researchers - Sweden
An international multidisciplinary research team at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, is seeking two postdoctoral students in microbiology, molecular biology, analytical chemistry, bioengineering, aquaculture or related fields to work internationally on aquaponics/recirculating aquaculture research.
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Shrimp Production and R&D Manager - France
The French aquaponics company, Agriloops, is looking for a shrimp production and R&D manager. The company is looking for talent to manage their first commercial scale farm in 2020.
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Nicovita presents its integral solutions at Conacua
Through talks, meetings and different activities, the company presented its innovative portfolio.
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Register for AFIA-KSU 500: Fundamentals of feed manufacturing
AFIA has opened registration for its winter online feed manufacturing course that will be held from February 11 to March 17.
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WiSA launches inaugural mentoring program
Women in Scottish Aquaculture (WiSA) will begin a new mentoring program that will match some of the most influential leaders in aquaculture with aspiring women in the sector looking to develop their careers and skills.
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