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Newsletter for Thursday, May 19, 2022

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May 19, 2022
Geelen Counterflow delivers first electric dryer for Cargill-Ewos in Norway
Energy consumption for drying is reduced by 75% and CO2 emissions from drying are eliminated because gas burners have been replaced by electric heat pumps running on renewable electricity.
Green Plains signs aquafeed partnership with Riverence
The companies formed a joint venture that will produce trout and salmon feeds for the Riverence Group, utilizing wholesome, sustainable ingredients including the 60%+ fermented protein product.
Perstorp Group to be acquired by Petronas Chemicals Group
The company has a global sales presence, seven state-of-the-art manufacturing sites in Europe, the U.S. and China, and three research and development centers worldwide.
Cargill to build new soybean processing facility in Southeast Missouri, USA
The facility will be the first of its kind for Southeast Missouri with an annual production capacity of 62 million bushels of soybeans.
Krill meal exhibits highest protein and amino acid digestibility in shrimp diets
Study finds that aquatic protein sources and krill meal specifically have proven to increase feed efficiency and growth performance of juvenile shrimp.
Are mesopelagic species feasible as an aquafeed ingredient?
A new study provides valuable information for future risk assessments on the feasibility of harnessing mesopelagic biomass as feed ingredients.
Study highlights the importance of parasite-microbe association in gut health
Researchers suggest that parasite-associated microbes may contribute to new prevention and treatment strategies in aquaculture.

Aquasoja’s functional supplement strengthens immune system and fish resistance

Mara Renewables Corporation raises $39.5 million to expand its microalgae-based product portfolio

IPIFF updates research priorities for EU insect farming industry

Apply for funded access to aquaculture research infrastructures - Europe

IFFO reports lower use of marine raw materials globally
The raw material used in March 2022 by the countries considered in this report was 6% lower when compared to the same month in 2021.
Soybean production to reach a record, global wheat outlook reduced
Global soybean harvested acreage is expected to increase by 4.75 million hectares (3.6%) in 2022/2023 and global wheat outlook is for lower supplies.
EU to help Ukraine export grain
The European Commission plans to help Ukraine export its agricultural goods as Russia blocks Ukrainian ports.

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$1,625 – 2,020.
Read more at Hammersmith Marketing.

2021 Alltech Asian aqua mycotoxin analysis
Alltech conducted a survey across the Asia Pacific region to get an indicator of the mycotoxin risk in aquaculture that is now summarized in a report.
Global Salmon Initiative reports environmental progress for salmon farming
GSI members continued to improve the eco-efficiency of feed ingredients, including assessing the role and adoption of novel ingredients and using certified marine raw ingredients and sustainable byproducts.
Organic aquaculture in the EU
The total organic aquaculture production at the EU 27 level is estimated at 74,032 tonnes in 2020, accounting for 6.4% of the total EU aquaculture production.
World seafood map reveals soaring demand in global markets
The global seafood trade rebounded strongly in 2021, driven by growing demand for high-value seafood in the US, EU, and China, according to Rabobank.

Product Manager - France
BernAqua is looking for a product manager to join ADM/BernAqua team.
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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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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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Synthetic biology: Customizing nutrients for aquafeeds
Don't miss the latest F3's webinar discussing how synbio can provide the technology and tools to help aquaculture grow sustainably.
Blue Food Innovation Summit to discuss sustainable aquafeeds
David Henstrom, CEO of UniBio, will join a panel called Sustainable Aquafeed: Scaling Alternative and Novel Feed Ingredients on June 14, 2022.
Open call for startups to apply for Blue Bio Value Acceleration
The program aims to scale up marine bio-based projects, fostering biotech innovations for a healthy and productive ocean.
AFIA opens registration for 2022 Liquid Feed Symposium
This event is focused on the current issues, growth, education and development of the liquid supplement industry.
VIV Worldwide appoints new managing director
Birgit Horn has been appointed as the new managing director of VIV worldwide to boost the VIV worldwide portfolio.
Atlantic Canada to host GSA’s GOAL 2023 conference
GOAL: The Responsible Seafood Conference will bring 500 seafood industry leaders from around the world to the host city of Saint John, New Brunswick.


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