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New functional feeds to outcompete pathogenic bacteria New functional feeds to outcompete pathogenic bacteria
Aller Aqua has developed a new functional feed concept that includes a series of aquafeeds based on a blend of functional ingredients that promote growth and survival in fish, as well as disease resistance and prevention.
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Algae-fed trout are now available in French supermarketsAlgae-fed trout are now available in French supermarkets
Skretting and Veramaris help Supermarché Match drive sustainable seafood category with trout launch, after 12% growth success in salmon.
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BioMar Australia commissioning new facility in TasmaniaBioMar Australia commissioning new facility in Tasmania
The company is performing trials on a variety of species that will give the company the opportunity to be much more than a salmon feed mill.
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Aquasoja backs sustainable feed ingredients’ researchAquasoja backs sustainable feed ingredients’ research
The company is working on algal extracts and processed animal byproducts as new sustainable ingredients for aquafeeds. This research is part of Aquasoja supported SANFEED Doctoral Program.
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Adisseo and Calysta establish a joint venture to commercialize FeedKind®Adisseo and Calysta establish a joint venture to commercialize FeedKind®
The establishment of a 50/50 joint venture aims at building production facilities and addressing the Asian market on an exclusive basis.
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IFFO and the ITP to trial novel antioxidants for fishmeal IFFO and the ITP to trial novel antioxidants for fishmeal
The two organizations are developing a comparative study of new technologies related to the stability of the lipid component in fishmeal through the use of oxygen bomb methodology-based equipment.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
There is some concern in Peru about what coronavirus could do to the import demand for fishmeal in coming months.
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$1,360 – $1,610.
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Use of fishmeal and fish oil reduces carbon footprint of farmed fishUse of fishmeal and fish oil reduces carbon footprint of farmed fish
The significant land use, transport and production requirements of plant-based ingredients lead to increasing greenhouse gas emissions for farmed fish, according to a recent study.
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The physiology of microalgaeThe physiology of microalgae
A new book covers the state-of-the-art of microalgae physiology and biochemistry (and the several –omics) aiming to be a key reference for those working with microalgae.
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NEW! Procurement Data Scientist - Norway
Skretting is seeking a procurement data scientist to increase the grip and improve the information gained from the data that is collected in Skretting Procurement.
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NEW! Molofeed CEO - Norway
Molofeed is looking for a CEO to lead the efforts of building and scaling the company and help improve the global aquaculture industry by developing high-value feed products.
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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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Sustainable aquafeed production
Check how Aquasoja creates, produces and market tailor-made integrated nutritional solutions for fish and shrimp developed in close collaboration with farmers.
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Open registration for Aquaculture Africa 2020
Aquaculture Africa 2020 will be held in Alexandria City, Egypt from November 28 to December 1 and offers a great opportunity for aquaculture researchers, practitioners, decision-makers and other stakeholders to meet, network and discuss all aspects of aquaculture in Africa. 
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Register for 14th International Feed Regulators Meeting
IFRM will take place on January 25-26, 2021 in Atlanta, USA, prior to the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC).
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