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NEWS  Nutreco invests in Kingfish Zeeland to boost US and European supplies of yellowtail kingfishNutreco invests in Kingfish Zeeland to boost US and European supplies of yellowtail kingfish
This strategic funding round will enable Kingfish Zeeland to double their current production capacity of 500 tons per year. In addition to the investment, the companies will also cooperate on further development of RAS feeds.
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Cargill expands animal health and nutrition facilityCargill expands animal health and nutrition facility
Diamond V expanded its Cedar Rapids manufacturing plant to complete all production and packaging of its natural immune support products in one facility.
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Louis Dreyfus Company to build a food industrial park in ChinaLouis Dreyfus Company to build a food industrial park in China
The project will include feed protein processing, high-tech ecological aquaculture, plant-based clean energy production and more.
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Marine fish-free feed successfully tested in groupersMarine fish-free feed successfully tested in groupers
Eco Aquaculture Asia, a Thai RAS fish farm, succeed in testing a 100% marine fish-free feed in brown marbled and hybrid groupers replacing fish-based ingredients by BSF meal, among others.
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D&D Ingredients sets a new state-of-the-art premix facility

New state-of-the-art premix plant for D&D Ingredients
The new facility features automated micro-ingredient proportioning, blending and precision mixing technology to support the growth of feed business.
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Covantis initiative to launch a commodities trading platform in 2020Covantis initiative to launch a commodities trading platform in 2020
The first trade lane of the future platform will cover international bulk shipment of soybeans from Brazil to China.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
The total ladings against quota in Peru will be just a shade over 1 million m/t or about 240,000 m/t of fishmeal. Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,350/1,370 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,700/1,720 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,375 – $1,630.
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Global aquafeed production shows continuous growth as livestock feeds show first drop in nine yearsGlobal aquafeed production shows continuous growth as livestock feeds show first drop in nine years
The 2020 Alltech Global Feed Survey estimates that overall aquafeed production showed a 4% growth last year. This is in contrast to livestock feed, which showed a decline for the first time in nine years.
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NEW! Territory Manager - Indonesia
Cargill is looking for a territory manager to deliver the right feed offerings, either new or enhanced, and innovative solutions to its customers.
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NEW! Global Sourcing Manager - Norway
BioMar is looking for a global sourcing manager for marine raw materials to join the BioMar Global Sourcing team.
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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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AQUAPIONEERS, a film about how sustainably farm seafood
Dongo Films just launched a Kickstarter campaign with a crowdfunding goal of $325,000 for the shooting stage of the documentary “
Aquaculture Pioneers” that aims to portray how aquaculture can be done in a good way.
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Join the Nutreco Feed Challenge
Innovations that cover alternative proteins for food, aquaculture or livestock farming can compete for a unique prize in the form of a scientific validation trial and dossier.
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Open abstract submissions for Aquaculture Europe 2020
The event will bring together stakeholders from many diverse disciplines to discuss and debate cross-cutting issues such as new circular economies, life-long health and environmentally sustainable production.
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