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Newsletter for Thursday, February 24, 2022

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Wenger - Aquatic Feed Division
February 24, 2022
BioMar no longer considers microalgae a niche ingredient
The company will include microalgae in the formulation of its high-performing flagship diets produced at its facility in Brande, Denmark.
Thai Union Feedmill aims to double revenue by 2026
The company reported an increase in sales of 14.1% in 2021 boosted by the recovery of seafood consumption but profit margins are still low due to the rising raw material prices.
Benchmark reports strong growth in revenues in all business areas in 2021
The group delivered a strong financial performance across its three business areas with revenue and adjusted EBITDA 18% and 34% above the previous year, respectively.
Salmofood to study algal blooms
The company partnered with North Patagonia to find out tools and solutions to mitigate the effect of algal blooms in salmon.
Nutreco, Holmøy Group to make strategic investments in Andfjord Salmon
Skretting also signed an agreement to supply a feed that is specifically tailored to Andfjord Salmon’s flow-through technology.
Aquasoja adds three formulations to its salmonid portfolio
Trout Plus and Supreme Trout are low- and medium-energy dense feeds for rainbow trout and Supreme Plus, the highest energy-dense feed, is suitable for more extreme environments for trout and salmon.
Famsun introduces non-stop automatic screen change hammermill
In addition to high capacity, low maintenance and reduced production cost, the new mill is ideal for aquafeed mills and pet food factories where the recipes must be regularly changed.
Evonik strengthens world-scale methionine production hub in the U.S.
The investments aim for a reliable and cost-optimized supply to North and South American markets as it reduces the carbon footprint of transportation.
INSEACT opens Singapore’s largest insect protein facilities 
The startup is currently designing its first commercial-scale facility to be built in Malaysia later this year.  
Bioiberica signs agreement for distribution in South Korea
The distribution of Bioiberica's Palbio™ range through Mill Tech Co., Inc. in South Korea has been approved after fulfilling stringent regulatory requirements.
Marine ingredients supplier raises €6.5 million

LDC commits to zero deforestation and native vegetation conversion in its supply 

Trial showcases improvements in barramundi feed efficiency with genetics

Perstorp appoints global product manager for gut health

Insect genetic selection program yields 20% improved production

Peruvian & European fishmeal
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,570/1,590 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,820/1,840 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,440 – 1,720.
Read more at Hammersmith Marketing.

Mycotoxin risk remains high
DSM unveiled its 2021 mycotoxin survey results in a series of webinars and considers the global risk as severe.

NEW! Research Scientist - USA
The Aquaculture Research Institute of the University of Idaho is seeking two research scientists to perform research on fish nutrition and feeds.
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NEW! Product Manager Aqua Nutrition - France
Innovafeed is looking for a product manager on aqua nutrition to join is business development team.
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Wilbur-Ellis open positions - USA
The company has several open positions on its feed facilities in the U.S.
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Aqua Nutrition Specialist - Ecuador
Cargill is looking for an aqua nutrition specialist to provide nutritional and customized formulation support to its team and customers. 
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Regional Sales Manager SEA - Singapore
Corbion is looking for an AlgaPrimeTM sales manager to develop and expand opportunities within the aquafeed and farming industry in Southeast Asia.
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World Mycotoxin Report
Watch the three webinars (APAC, 
EMEA and Americas edition) that Biomin hosted presenting its World Mycotoxin Report.
More information here.

Registration opens for VICTAM International 2022
VICTAM will be held in co-location with VIV Europe from May 31 to June 2 at Jaarbeurs Exhibition Center in Utrecht, the Netherlands.


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