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Newsletter for Thursday, March 10, 2022

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Wenger - Aquatic Feed Division
March 10, 2022
Nutreco, Skretting unveil new responsible sourcing policy for marine ingredients 
The new policy will be used as a practical guide to decide the type of marine ingredients that can be sourced for its global operations.
BioMar reports 14% revenue growth in 2021 
The company increased volumes and revenue, reaching an all-time high level, but bottom-line results were affected by the increase in raw material, logistics and energy prices.
Le Gouessant invests in the first French farmer of RAS shrimp
Le Gouessant Agricultural Cooperative will provide Lisaqua with its expertise in the area of shrimp nutrition and feed manufacturing.
Kames Fish Farming signs up for Cargill’s carbon reduction program 
The farm has become the first trout farm in the UK to join feed supplier Cargill’s SeaFurther™ Sustainability program, to help farmers achieve carbon-neutral fish.
Idah introduces die for small-size shrimp pellet feed
A pellet die with 0.8 mm hole size is now available to produce 0.8 mm shrimp pellet feeds.
Datacor acquires Cargill’s software company for the animal feed industry
Format Solutions specializes in the design, authoring and marketing of software for recipe optimization, ingredient allocation, operational efficiency and feed formulation solutions for the animal feed industries.
Protenga raises US$2m to scale its insect farming technology
The company will launch its next generation of Smart Insect Farms in Malaysia, converting organic byproducts into high-value protein and organic fertilizer, and new pet food.
IoT solution enables thermal imaging for early fire detection applications
The new cloud application provides real-time situational awareness alerting users of potential fire formation, helping prevent disasters.
Seaweed scientist funded to test seaweed feed supplement in shrimp
After testing the supplement in rabbitfish and Atlantic salmon, University of the Sunshine Coast researcher, Valentin Thépot, will test it in shrimp and lobster.
Registration open for Improving Gut Health through Aquafeeds webinar will hold a free webinar on March 29 at 12 pm CET, 17 pm Bangkok, discussing strategies using feed ingredients and additives for an optimal gut health, microbiota balance and performance. 
BioMar stops all commercial activities with and within Russia 
Until further notice, BioMar has decided to stop trading with Russia, including sales of finished products and the sourcing of raw materials.
Nutreco suspends new projects to Russia
Nutreco and parent company SHV will not undertake new investments, new projects and new exports to Russia for the time being. 
Aquasoja juvenile feed reaches three years in the market

DSM receives independent ISO certification for its intelligent sustainability service

Global Roundtable on Marine Ingredients makes recommendations for West Africa

Comment period open for U.S. strategic plan for aquaculture economic development

Zinpro invests in agricultural initiatives to improve gender equity and create economic opportunity 

Kemin Industries celebrates 61 anniversary

Peruvian & European fishmeal
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,550/1,570 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,750/1,800 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,670 – 1,830.
Read more at Hammersmith Marketing.

European fish production increases 2.8% in 2020, FEAP reports 
The Federation of European Aquaculture Producers (FEAP) released its European Aquaculture Production Report 2014-2020 with fish production data since 2017.
EU veterinary drug residues in food, the lowest in a decade
Residues of veterinary medicines and other substances found in animals and animal-derived food continue to fall in the European Union, with only 0.21% non-compliant aquaculture samples.

NEW! Lab Technician/Production Manager - UK
Aquanzo Ltd. is looking for a dedicated and experienced laboratory/manufacturing technician with experience in growing live feed for aquaculture, such as Artemia and microalgae. 

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Aquafeed Product Manager - Vietnam
Skretting is looking for an aquafeed product manager to join its team in Vietnam.

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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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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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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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Adisseo to participate in the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Aquaculture
The conference aims to provide a platform for the exchange of knowledge and technologies in the field of health and disease management both domestically and internationally.
Triott to host event on scaling up production for local markets at mid-sized volumes
The group will broadcast its first FeedForward webazine of 2022 on April 7 and will discuss how to lower the threshold for local feed production without investing in a full-blown turnkey feed mill installation.
IFFO’s members meeting to be held in Miami in April 
The members’ meeting will provide a pre-competitive space for marine ingredients thought leaders to put day-to-day business aside to network and focus on key trends impacting the industry.
FAO to organize a special day at Aquaculture Europe 2022
The special day will take place on September 28 and will address the topic “International Processes and their Implications to the European Aquaculture Industry”.
FAO's Manuel Barange, keynote speaker for the Blue Food Innovation Summit
Barange will set the scene for two days of collaborative discussion and networking to accelerate technologies in sustainable aquaculture and ocean health.




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