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Newsletter for Thursday, April 28, 2022

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Wenger - Aquatic Feed Division
April 28, 2022
Marel to acquire Wenger Manufacturing
The total investment for the acquisition is USD 540 million which will add a fourth business segment to Marel, in addition to poultry, meat and fish.
Cargill to expand its Global Animal Nutrition Innovation Center
The USD 50 million investment will bring updated animal facilities, including a feed mill, visitor’s space, and a new state-of-the-art laboratory to serve aqua nutrition customers, among others.
SPAROS, PTAqua join forces to offer fish hatcheries custom-made nutrition
More fish hatcheries will now have easy access to tailored feeds by SPAROS for species such as seriola, meagre, seabass, seabream and ballan wrasse, through Pacific Trading Aquaculture Ltd.
Kames Fish Farming, Salmones Aysén join Cargill’s SeaFurther™ Sustainability initiative
The goal is to help salmon farmers chart a path to net-zero emissions with a program aiming to reduce their carbon footprint by 30% by 2030.
SPAROS adds Atlantic salmon to its nutritional tools
Atlantic salmon calibrations were added to the company’s nutritional tools for fish farmers, aquafeed companies and aquaculture researchers, FEEDNETICS™ and FiT feeding tables™.
BENEO invests in pulse-processing plant
The €50 million investment enables BENEO to extend its footprint into the fast-growing market for sustainably produced plant-based protein ingredients.
South African insect producer raises $5.3 million
Inseco uses black soldier flies to convert low-value organic byproducts into high-quality protein, currently supplying the local aquaculture.
Canada to build BSF facility
Québec-based insect producer, Entosystem, will build a new plant in Drummondville thanks to more than $60 million in public and private investments.
ADM pledges new deforestation targets
The company announced a commitment to achieve 100% deforestation-free supply chains by 2025, five years earlier than previously targeted.
Whole insect-based feed to be tested in pilot demonstration trout farm
The fish at the farm will be fed with BEF Biosystems whole BSF larvae and coated with Genufeed’s proprietary enrichment coating.
Study finds “fish-free” feed for largemouth bass feasible and economically viable
Total replacement of fishmeal and fish oil in largemouth bass feed is both feasible and economically viable, according to a new study.
Registration open for World Hatchery Forum
Hatchery Feed & Management will host the World Hatchery Forum from May 9-12, 2022, a free webinar series focused on practical solutions for hatchery managers.

Angel Yeast to ramp up efforts in sustainable development

BASF to wind down activities in Russia and Belarus except for food production

USDA opens aquaculture research grant opportunity

Peruvian & European fishmeal
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,620/1,640 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$1,700 – 2,100.
Read more at Hammersmith Marketing.


NEW!  Product Manager - France
BernAqua is looking for a product manager to join ADM/BernAqua team.
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Postdoctoral Fellowship - Brazil
Brazilian project, that aims to promote and increase the consumption of aquatic food, is looking for a candidate to study issues and solutions of aquatic food chain in São Paulo state.
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Feed Production Manager - Philippines
GT Ventures/Tokushima Auction Market is looking for a feed production manager to join its Offshore Sea Concession Project in the Philippines. 

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Junior Feed Formulator - France
BioMar WestMed is looking for a fish nutritionist to support feed formulation and recipe optimization for the BioMar factories in France and Spain.
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Senior Research Project Manager, Aquaculture - USA
ADM is looking for a senior reseach project manager to develop innovative and science-based products.  
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Production Manager - China
Skretting is looking for a production manager to join its team in China.
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Zeigler Bros. open positions - USA
Zeigler Bros. has several open positions to join its team.

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Product Manager Aquafeed - India
Kemin is looking for a product manager to join its aquafeed team in India. 

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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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Improving gut health throuh aquafeeds
In case you missed our latest webinar, watch the great presentations on feed ingredients and additives for optimal gut health, microbiota balance and performance.
Registration still open for ISFNF2022
The preliminary program for the XX International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding is available with three keynote lectures, 12 sessions, 80 oral communications and two poster sessions.
Aquaculture sector to reunite at Aquaculture UK
The Aquaculture UK exhibition and conference, both free to attend, will be held at the Macdonald Resort in Aviemore, Scotland, from May 3-5, 2022.
Abstract submission still open for World Aquaculture 2022
Deadline for abstract submission is May 1 and special registration rates are still available for WA2021 that will take place in Merida, Mexico from May 24-27, 2022.
SHRIMP 2022 to take place in Malaysia in a hybrid event
The Fisheries Development Authority of Malaysia (LKIM) will host the venue for INFOFISH World Shrimp Trade Conference and Exhibition (SHRIMP 2022) at the Putrajaya Marriott Hotel from June 8-10, 2022.
GOAL 2022 to be held in Seattle in October
The 21st edition of the Global Seafood Alliance’s (GSA) signature event will be held at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle from October 3-5, 2022.
TARS 2022 back in person with a focus on Asian aquafeed industry
Thent with the theme Aquafeeds: A New Equilibrium will take place as an in-person event in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam from October 5-6, 2022.


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