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Newsletter for Thursday, February 27, 2020

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Algae, insect meal-fed trout now available for French consumersAlgae, insect meal-fed trout now available for French consumers
French retail group Auchan is introducing a trout raised on a novel feed by Skretting enriched with algal oil from Veramaris and insect meal from InnovaFeed.
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Kaufland becomes first German retailer to introduce algal-fed salmonKaufland becomes first German retailer to introduce algal-fed salmon
The decision comes after similar moves by a number of other European supermarkets, including Supermarché Match in France which has recently introduced algae-fed salmon and trout.
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Biomar to compensate STIM for patent infringements Biomar to compensate STIM for patent infringements
A Norwegian court ordered BioMar to compensate STIM (formerly Europharma) for patent infringement and breaching the business code of conduct. The company faces a total bill in excess of NOK 23 million.
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Life cycle assessment shows poultry byproducts as sustainable ingredients for Life cycle assessment shows poultry byproducts as sustainable ingredients for aquafeeds
Aquasoja performed a study that showed that the production of feed ingredients from poultry byproducts has relatively low environmental impact and they could be used as environmentally sustainable ingredients.
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Coronavirus fears force cancellation of Aquafeed Horizons conferenceCoronavirus fears force cancellation of Aquafeed Horizons conference
Organizers of Aquafeed Horizons 2020 conference, the specialized conference for aquaculture feed professionals due to take place March 24, 2020 in Bangkok, have cancelled the meeting.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
Still all quiet in Peru waiting for the results of the initial IMARPE research cruise.
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$1,345 – $1,600.
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Fishmeal and fish oil facts and figuresFishmeal and fish oil facts and figures
These fishmeal and fish oil facts and figures draw together the latest available data on World, European and UK markets, as well as the supply of fishmeal and fish oil for land animals and fish feed.
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NEW! Feed Trials Assistant - Australia
Huon Aquaculture Group is looking for a feed trials assistant to coordinate, administer and monitor internal and external feed trials and report trial fish performance data.
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NEW! Business Development - India
Two vacancies for business development are available at Growel Feeds Pvt. Ltd.
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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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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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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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Glycerol as an alternative ingredient for fish feed
Portuguese researchers tested the effects of dietary glycerol supplementation in rainbow trout and European seabass. Watch their results.
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Register for Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing online course
The five-week "AFIA 500: Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing" distance education program provides an in-depth understanding of the feed manufacturing process and will be conducted, in partnership with Kansas State University, from April 7 – May 12.
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