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Newsletter for Thursday, March 4, 2021

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Issue 9 Vol 21, March 4, 2021. Previous issues are archived at www.aquafeed.com
Send your news to Lucía Barreiro: news@aquafeed.com

 
Wenger - Aquatic Feed Division
 
FROM THE EDITOR:

We are now accepting advertising and editorial for the April issue of Aquafeed Magazine.
Special focus: Animal fats & proteins; Extrusion processing; Plant extracts and botanicals; Quality assurance.

DEADLINE for both Advertising & Editorial copy: April 7, 2021. Please contact editor@aquafeed.com to submit your editorial and sales@aquafeed.com to reserve your advertising space or for more information.

HEADLINE NEWS

BioMar acquires majority shares of Viet-Uc to develop the aquafeed business in Vietnam

BioMar acquires majority shares of Viet-Uc to develop the aquafeed business in Vietnam 
With this acquisition, BioMar takes another step to expand its global footprint within shrimp feed.
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Baiyang plans a new aquafeed facility in China

Baiyang plans a new aquafeed facility in China
The $28.8 million project, to be built in Wenchang City, Hainan Province, aims to consolidate and expand the company’s market share in Hainan.
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Cargill’s new program charts new course in seafood sustainability

Cargill’s new program charts new course in seafood sustainability
SeaFurther™ Sustainability focuses on responsibly-sourced feed, fish health and welfare to strive for a more sustainable future for the world's oceans.
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Skretting invests $6.1 million in a new R&D center in Ecuador

Skretting invests $6.1 million in a new R&D center in Ecuador 
Skretting ARC Guayas Research Station will be located next to the recently completed Skretting Ecuador aquafeed plant and will comprise fully equipped laboratories and state-of-the-art experimental units.
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Le Gouessant acquires French aquafeed producer

Le Gouessant acquires French aquafeed producer
The acquisition of Aqualia, which owns one of the most modern aquaculture feed mills in Europe, will strengthen Le Gouessant position in the French aquafeed market. 
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Nutrition Technologies opens new industrial-scale insect factory in Malaysia, raises additional funds

Nutrition Technologies opens new industrial-scale insect factory in Malaysia, raises additional funds 
The company closed a recent funding round of $5m, plans to raise series B funds and expand production in Malaysia and new plants in Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia.
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Startup develops complete aquafeed with enriched insect meal

Startup develops complete aquafeed with enriched insect meal 
Ittinsect transforms agri-food byproducts and insect meal with microbial processes to obtain a healthy substitute to a complete aquafeed containing fishmeal.
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Barentz acquires Noack Group

Barentz acquires Noack Group
The acquisition of Noack, a distributor of ingredients for the feed industry as well as aquafeeds, allows the expansion of Barentz activities in the Central East European region.
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Bunge introduces new program to monitor soybean crops in the Brazilian Cerrado

Bunge introduces new program to monitor soybean crops in the Brazilian Cerrado 
The company expects to reach 100% monitoring of its indirect soybeans purchases by 2025, aligned with its global commitment to deforestation-free supply chains.
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MORE NEWS
INGREDIENTS & COMMODITIES

Investigation confirms illegally dumped methionine in the U.S.

Investigation confirms illegally dumped methionine in the U.S.
U.S. Department of Commerce’s preliminary determination found that methionine imports from France, Spain and Japan have been illegally dumped in the U.S.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,370/1,390 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,670/1,690 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,500 – 1,815.
Read more at Hammersmith Marketing.

RESOURCES, PAPERS & PUBLICATIONS

What are the risks and opportunities in salmon farming?

What are the risks and opportunities in salmon farming?
A new FAIRR report provides an overview of broad trends impacting this sector including disease management and climate-related risks such as sea-level rise, feed scarcity and algae blooms.
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

NEW! Merchant Feed Commodities - USA
Wilbur Wellis is looking for a merchant feed commodities to provide the company with consistent service to customers and suppliers.
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Sales Officers - India
Noveltech Feeds is looking for sales officers to support its aquafeed business in several areas in the country.
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Nutrition and Development Analyst - Peru
Vitapro is looking for a nutrition and development analyst to optimize the formulation costs of aquaculture feeds and contribute to the profitability objectives of the company.
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Kemin open positions – India and Bangladesh
Kemin AquaScience has several open positions in Bangladesh and India.
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Aqua Nutritionist - India
Cargill is looking for an aqua nutritionist to design, create and redesign new formula.
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Animal Nutrition Business Lead 
Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) is seeking an animal nutrition business lead to define the animal nutrition business strategy across existing business lines for LDC and develop a global feed business plan. CLOSING MAY 2, 2021.
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Feed Equipment Sales & Commercial Manager - Turkey
Large international animal feed equipment manufacturer is looking for a sales and commercial manager to assist the company with their global sales. CLOSING MARCH 31, 2021.
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Global Program Manager Aquaculture - Singapore
Phileo by Lesaffre is looking for a global program manager to support Phileo’s aquaculture portfolio strategy in different segments globally. 
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Manager of Feed Mill Operations - USA
Green Plains is looking for a feed mill manager to oversee daily operations of the Optimal Aquafeed feed mill activities. 
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Regional Manager Aquaculture Europe - Greece
Adisseo is looking for a regional manager to strengthen its aquaculture business unit in EU/CIS region.
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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Optimizing the extrusion process to support safety, efficiency and economics
  • The vacuum coating revolution in feed production
  • Making sense of data transparency, gaining the most from your data
  • Nucleotides: an important tool for your fish
  • Translating human biomedical technology for fish health and nutrition
  • Fumonisins impact in aquaculture: A real threat?

 

Next issue: April 2021
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WORTH A VIEW

Advances in ingredients and formulation
In case you missed it, watch the recording of the webinar “Advances in ingredients and formulation” part of Aquafeed Horizons Online.
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EVENT NEWS

Join F3’s webinar on soy ingredients in aquafeeds
In this F3 – Future of Fish Feed webinar, major producers of soy products will discuss the latest advances in fishmeal replacement on March 18, at 5 am GMT.
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IDMA & Victam EMEA confirmed to take place in May
IDMA and Victam EMEA exhibition and conference will be held from May 27-29, 2021 at the Istanbul Expo Center in Istanbul, Turkey. 
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