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Newsletter for Thursday, May 5, 2022

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May 5, 2022
BioMar volumes up by 8% compared to Q1 2021 despite challenges
While the top line is growing, the bottom line is challenged by raw material prices, the cost of energy, and the decision to suspend trading with Russia.
BioMar and Earthworm Foundation take lead on responsible shrimp in Ecuador
Both organizations partnered for a full value chain collaboration that will include deforestation-free aquafeeds and capacity-building initiatives to drive social change and sustainable best practices in the region.   
Salmofood unveils nutritional supplement based on marine probiotics
Biohealth, a new product of its Careblocks line and mainly based on a probiotic of marine origin, protects the integrity of the intestine, improving digestion and absorption of nutrients.
Deep Branch, BioMar sign long term partnership to enhance aquafeeds
The immediate focus of the cooperation will be to optimize salmon feed using Deep Branch’s single-cell protein as a primary protein source.
Adisseo and Entobel join forces on alternative insect protein development
The companies have agreed to initiate an R&D collaboration to better understand and enhance insect rearing performance and the nutritional requirement of insects.
New aquaculture training center to open in Turkey
The center, a partnership of the U.S. Grains Council and Aydin Adnan Menderes University’s Faculty of Agriculture, will test DDGS in rainbow trout rations.
Last chance to register 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.

Darling Ingredients completes acquisition of Valley Proteins

US proposes supplemental assistance for ag provisions
Ukraine sows 20% of planned acreage
The Ukraine government aims to harvest at least 70% of last year’s volumes in 2022, despite the war.
2.79 million tons for the first Peruvian anchovy fishing season
The Peruvian Ministry of Production (Produce) established a quota of 2.792 million tons for the first anchovy season in the north-central zone, a 11% more than in 2021.

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$1,640 – 2,040.
Read more at Hammersmith Marketing.

Recent boom in aquaculture under threat in the Black Sea region
A study by GFCM analyzes aquaculture production and trade in the six countries bordering the Black Sea.

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 Aqua Nutrition - France
Innovafeed is looking for a product manager on aqua nutrition to join is business development team.
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IPIFF- NACIA webinar: Transatlantic opportunities for farmed insects in food and feed
Transatlantic opportunities for farmed insects in food and feed
The International Platform of Insects as Food and Feed (IPIFF) and the North American Coalition for Insect Agriculture (NACIA) online event examined the latest developments in the rapidly expanding insects as food and feed industry in the EU and North America.
Aquaculture Awards 2022 announced
Fourteen prizes were awarded at a celebratory dinner at Aquaculture UK to companies and individuals making an exceptional contribution to the sector over the past year.
23 innovators making waves in aquaculture and blue food
The inaugural Blue Food Innovation Summit in London on June 14-15 presents 23 innovators from across the globe who are pioneering breakthrough technologies in aquaculture and blue food.
Abstract submission opens for Regional Conference on Aquaculture in Nigeria
The conference will take place from October 16-19, 2022 in Abeokuta, Nigeria and is organized by World Aquaculture Society’s African Chapter West Africa Region.


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