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New functional feed targets seasonal skin diseasesNew functional feed targets seasonal skin diseases
Aquasoja developed a functional feed, YGEIA DERMA, composed of 100% natural products that decreases the incidence of skin rash, loss of body weight and mortality rate and regenerates the skin of fish in seabass and seabream with petechial rash.
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BioMar and Corbion collaborate to provide feed for new sustainable salmon brandBioMar and Corbion collaborate to provide feed for new sustainable salmon brand
With the inclusion of AlgaPrime™ DHA in its feed, Kvarøy Arctic salmon has high omega-3s with one of the industry's lowest fish in-fish out ratios in the aquaculture industry.
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Balchem launches a new choline chloride lineBalchem launches a new choline chloride line
The new PuraChol line is available in multiple forms and carrier options. The company has taken the lead on choline research establishing a scientific advisory board to help direct research toward better understanding of choline’s role in epigenetic expression in animals.
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Wenger Manufacturing expands and upgrades its Technical CenterWenger Manufacturing expands and upgrades its Technical Center
Wenger Technical Center will remain operational through year-long renovation thanks to innovative building design and construction methods.
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How to prepare the foundation for digital factories

How to prepare the foundation for digital factories
Robert Strathman, president and director of process technology at Famsun-USA Design and Engineering, will discuss at the Aquafeed Horizons Asia 2020 the definition of digital manufacturing, its benefits and what steps aquafeed manufacturers can take now to prepare for what the future holds.
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Call for funding proposals to develop feeds to optimize fish health and nutrition - UK
SAIC funds R&D proposals that offer solutions to issues affecting the Scottish aquaculture sector.
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Call for projects to address economic and market needs of the U.S. aquaculture industry
Sea Grant anticipates approximately $5,000,000 will be available for research projects and programs that will significantly advance the understanding of the economics of aquaculture businesses in the U.S. and address gaps regarding important market information.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
The spread of corona virus in China is making the market somewhat nervous.
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 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$1,365 – $1,625.
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NEW! Aquaculture Sales Representative – USA
The Wilbur-Ellis company Nutrition Division is seeking a motivated professional to create, develop, and execute aquaculture feed marketing plans.
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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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Victam Corporation and VIV worldwide continue their partnership in Europe
The two exhibition brands will further continue their partnership by organizing VICTAM International and VIV Europe together in Utrecht, the Netherlands from May 31 to June 2, 2022.
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Join the animal feed and health event in Bangkok
VICTAM and Animal Health and Nutrition Asia 2020 will open the doors of BITEC on March 24 in Bangkok with an extensive conference program with specialized topics in animal feed technology, animal nutrition and health.
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IFIF discusses critical issues facing the feed industry
The 13th annual International Feed Regulators Meeting (IFRM) brought together feed industry representatives and government officials to discuss key issues for the feed industry, including key feed regulatory updates and changes, an update on Codex Alimentarius work with relevance to feed and a session on the implementation of biosecurity measures at feed mill level.
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Join AFIA at the Feed Industry Institute
The American Feed Industry Association has opened registration for its biennial Feed Industry Institute (FII) that will be held from June 8 - 11 in Milwaukee, USA. The conference brings together individuals in the industry to learn the fundamentals of the animal feed manufacturing process.
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