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Issue 18 Vol 21, May 6, 2021. Previous issues are archived at www.aquafeed.com
Send your news to Lucía Barreiro: news@aquafeed.com

 
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HEADLINE NEWS

Solid start of the year for BioMar

Solid start of the year for BioMar
The company reported strong growth in the salmon markets with an important increase in volumes sold compared to Q1 2020 in most markets except in Chile.
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Skretting testing eniferBio’s novel protein ingredient

Skretting testing eniferBio’s novel protein ingredient 
The Finnish biotech startup is testing its Pekilo mycoprotein in salmon feeds in the R&D facilities at Skretting Aquaculture Research Centre (ARC) in Norway.
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Cargill unveils MyEWOS platform for aqua nutrition customers

Cargill unveils MyEWOS platform for aqua nutrition customers
On the new web platform, aqua farmers can find up-to-date information that highlights company-related products, services, events, campaigns and news.
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Alltech Coppens develops sustainability scoring system for feeds

 Alltech Coppens develops sustainability scoring system for feeds
The scoring system aims to create awareness in the market and enable fish farmers to improve environmental performance.
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Cargill begins production of starter feeds in Indonesia

Cargill begins production of starter feeds in Indonesia
The company started producing AquaXcel® feed, a formulation with specialized immune-boosting ingredients, at its Serang plant.
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DSM introduces intelligent sustainability service for the animal protein production

DSM introduces intelligent sustainability service for the animal protein production
Sustell™ is an intelligent sustainability service that delivers farm-level solutions to improve the environmental footprint and profitability of animal protein production.
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Vland opens Microbial Strain Industrial Application Center in China

Vland opens Microbial Strain Industrial Application Center in China
The center will focus on the industries of animal husbandry, aquaculture, plants, environment and food to form a joint research model integrating production, research and development.
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New Canadian project to produce sustainable protein for aquafeeds

New Canadian project to produce sustainable protein for aquafeeds
The project will develop and commercialize two breakthrough technologies to produce an environmentally sustainable and low-cost protein while reducing oil and gas emissions.
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Study finds seaweed quadruples fish immunity

Study finds seaweed quadruples fish immunity
The study found that a small amount of a pink seaweed called Asparagopsis, when added to the diet of rabbitfish, resulted in a four-fold improvement in their innate immune response.
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Registration open for two-day Feeds for Hatcheries webinar

Registration open for two-day Feeds for Hatcheries webinar
The third session in the series Trends in Aquaculture Hatcheries will focus on feeds and will be held over two days, on May 17 and 18 at 2 pm UTC, 7 pm - Bangkok, 2 pm CET, 7 am - Guayaquil.
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INGREDIENTS & COMMODITIES

Peruvian & European fishmeal
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,330/1,350 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,600/1,620 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,500 – 2,060.
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RESOURCES, PAPERS & PUBLICATIONS

Antarctic krill is a source of sustainable aquaculture feed

Antarctic krill is a source of sustainable aquaculture feed
Aquaculture feed ingredients from Aker BioMarine are green and sustainable, according to a new report by independent sustainability evaluator, CICERO Shades of Green.
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

NEW! Aquaculture Nutritionist - Canada
Cooke Aquaculture is looking for an aquaculture nutritionist to join its Nova Scotia team.
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Research Scientist in Fish Nutrition - Canada
The Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT) is seeking a research scientist in fish nutrition who is customer-focused and experienced in applied animal nutrition research. CLOSING MAY 31, 2021.
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Aqua Solutions Manager - Philippines
Pilmico is looking for an aqua solutions manager to generate volume and sustainable growth of the company’s finfish and shrimp aquafeed segment.
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TAC Manager Site - Vietnam
Cargill is looking for a TAC site manager to lead and execute R&D trials at the CQN Technical Application Center (TAC) in Vung Tau, Vietnam.
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Sales Manager Aquaculture - Asia & South America
Corbion is looking for a sales aquaculture manager for Asia and South America. 
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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. CLOSING MAY 21, 2021.
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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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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Vacuum or pressure: Which is the better density control solution?
  • High moisture extrusion - a promising new method for making aquafeed with unique properties
  • Fish protein concentrate can partly replace water as plasticizer in the fish feed extrusion process
  • Plants extracts in aquafeeds: Standardization as a key parameter
  • Phytogenic feed additives to counteract mycotoxin impact on fish health
  • Improved DNA-analyses as tools to cover the need for evidence-based transparency in the aquaculture industry

Next issue: July 2021
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WORTH A VIEW

Aquafeed formulation in times of commodity prices instability
Watch this DSM webinar with Dominique P. Bureau discussing how to improve profitability without increasing the cost of food formulations.
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EVENT NEWS

Join F3 Webinar on algae and seed oils in aquafeeds
Major producers of algae and seed oils will discuss the latest advances in fish oil replacement on May 19 at 5 am GMT.
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Van Aarsen to host live-stream event from its factory introducing new innovations
The company will host two 1.5-hour, live-stream sessions on May 18 and 19, 2021 from its factory in Panheel, The Netherlands.
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Register for the First Virtual Conference in West Africa
The conference that will take place from May 14-16 aims to look for a strategy to improve aquaculture governance for the region. 
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Register for AFIA’s PCQI course
The course, which will be held in person from July 27-29 in Nashville, Tennessee, is one way to meet the requirements for a preventive controls qualified individual (PCQI).
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Victam Asia join forces with VIV Asia in a joint event in January 2022
Victam Asia and VIV Asia will be held in the same location at the IMPACT Exhibition Center in Bangkok, Thailand from January 12-14, 2022.
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