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Newsletter for Thursday, January 23, 2020

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Salmofood expands its Aquaculture Experimental CenterSalmofood expands its Aquaculture Experimental Center
As part of the company’s growth strategy, the new facility will focus on digestibility, palatability and functional additives to improve salmon production performance.
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Cargill Chile to provide feed with carbon neutral raw materialCargill Chile to provide feed with carbon neutral raw material
The company partnered with Kaura, a Spanish animal fat and protein producer, to include these raw materials in its EWOS feed range.
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New solutions to grow EU aquacultureNew solutions to grow EU aquaculture
A new EU-funded project will develop and validate technologically-advanced, resilient and sustainable new solutions to expand and diversify EU production of finfish, mollusks and microalgae.
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Is Atlantic salmon digestibility comprised by alternative raw material sources?Is Atlantic salmon digestibility comprised by alternative raw material sources?
Recent studies showed promising results when using insect meal and alternative oil sources to replace fishmeal and fish oil.
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Poultry Protein & Fat Council solicits research proposals
The Poultry Protein & Fat Council approved up to $100,000 to fund research projects that will beneficially impact the poultry rendering industry at its recent council board meeting. The board also authorized $35,000 to support promotional activities of the council. Council members produce poultry byproduct meal, feather meal, blood meal, chicken meal, and poultry fat. The council solicits research proposals that will develop new and increased utilization of these products by demonstrating their efficacy in poultry, aquaculture, livestock, and companion animal rations.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
The instant reaction to the end of Peruvian fishing season was an increase in prices with some saying the prices have jumped by as much as US$200 m/t.
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,250/1,270 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,600/1,620 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,375 – $1,590.
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Fisheries and aquaculture byproducts in the EUFisheries and aquaculture byproducts in the EU
Around one third of the world’s fishmeal production comes from byproducts and Europe ranked as the region with the highest utilization of byproducts for the fishmeal industry.
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Second recommendation for the sustainable development of EU aquacultureSecond recommendation for the sustainable development of EU aquaculture
The Aquaculture Advisory Group sent a second recommendation to the European Commission on the future strategic guidelines for the sustainable development of EU aquaculture.
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NEW! Extruder Operator - Australia
Ridley is looking for an experienced extruder operator to join the recently built state-of-the-art extrusion plant based in Westbury, Tasmania.
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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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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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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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The future is now
To feed up to 10 billion people by 2050, we need to create smarter, more transparent and efficient food value chains. Discover the key role digitalization plays in this interview with Bühler's digital officer, Stuart Bashford, and Çağlayan Arkan, vice president, global sales lead, manufacturing and resources at Microsoft.
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VICTAM partners with IDMA for a joint event on grains and feed
Victam International and Parantez Fair, IDMA’s organizer which has become one of the international brands of Turkey, will join forces and hold the IDMA AND VICTAM EMEA exhibition in 2021 in Istanbul.
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ZhengChang brings together feed industry stakeholders
The company organized the 8th Tianmu Lake Forum on December 16 – 18 joined by domestic and foreign experts. It was announced that ZhengChang Mould Company was renamed as ZhengChang Pellet Mill Sci&Tech Co., Ltd. and will focus on pellet mill R&D.
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Register for Aquaculture America
Aquaculture America 2020 will focus on the Asia-Pacific region, Canada, the USA, Latin America and Europe with a complete conference program and trade show. Visit us at booth #154.
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Registration for design of food extrusion dies course closes soon
Design of food extrusion dies course will be held in Switzerland and registration closes on January 31. More processing courses are available in South Africa, Chile and Norway.
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GOAL 2020 to be held in Japan
The Global Aquaculture Alliance's annual GOAL (Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership) conference will be held in Tokyo, Japan from October 6 - 8. Registration for the conference will open in the spring. 
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