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Newsletter for Thursday, January 16, 2020

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Alltech Coppens to provide next-generation starter feeds for troutAlltech Coppens to provide next-generation starter feeds for trout
TOP fry feed provides key nutrients to trout during early life stages showing better performance, higher protein utilization and lower ammonia excretion, leading to improved feed efficiency and better water quality.
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BioMar Australia feed facility to start commissioning by mid-yearBioMar Australia feed facility to start commissioning by mid-year
The $56 million Tasmanian facility is expected to produce up to 110,000 tons per year.
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Challenging market conditions impact Benchmark 2019 financial performanceChallenging market conditions impact Benchmark 2019 financial performance
Adverse conditions in the shrimp and sea bass/sea bream markets and an increased price competition in Artemia markets significantly affected Advanced Nutrition, the company’s largest division.
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Nutreco partners with cell-based protein companiesNutreco partners with cell-based protein companies
While these new strategic partnerships allow Nutreco to serve as an advisor in the development of alternative protein for food, the company’s core business will continue to focus on supplying sustainable, high quality nutritional solutions to customers in the feed space.
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BIOMIN opens a China-Austria joint laboratory of animal nutrition with Chinese academiaBIOMIN opens a China-Austria joint laboratory of animal nutrition with Chinese academia
The laboratory will focus on animal nutrition, mycotoxin detoxification and gut performance.
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Brazil to overtake the U.S. as leading soybean producer
A record harvest is expected in Brazil while the U.S. soybean production is anticipated to fall almost 20% from the previous season.
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Peru ends second anchovy fishing season 
The anchovy fishing season ends with only 36% of the quota caught. The premature closure is due to the high presence of juveniles in the area.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,050/1,070 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,400/1,420 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,375 – $1,590.
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NEW! Sales Manager - Northern and Eastern Europe
Kemin AquaScience is looking for a sales manager to identify and build new business while managing existing accounts in Northern and Eastern Europe.
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NEW! Technical Director - UK
IFFO is looking for a dynamic and strategic technical director. The candidate will work with the Senior Management Team implementing IFFO’s corporate strategy and exiting new engagements with members and stakeholders globally.
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Marketing Manager - UK
Benchmark Animal Health is looking for a marketing manager to continue, drive and support all existing marketing activity with a close link to Benchmark at the group level.
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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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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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  • Importance of astaxanthin as a dietary supplement in aquaculture
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The rise of the insect industry
Antoine Hubert, co-founder and CEO of Ÿnsect, a French company producing proteins for aquaculture and pet nutrition out of insects, shares how the industry has pulled together and addressed policymakers in order to create more functional legislation.
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Register for the International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding – South Korea
The ISFNF is a biennial international forum for researchers, academics and industry leaders engaged with the nutrition and feeding of aquatic animals. It will be held in Busan, South Korea, from May 31 to June 5.
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Register for the live presentation of the 9th Annual Alltech Global Feed Survey
Alltech’s annual evaluation of compound feed production will be presented during a panel discussion on January 27.
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