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Newsletter for Thursday, October 10, 2019

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\"BioMarBioMar focuses on the next generation of RAS feeds
The company has decided to increase the focus on feed solutions for the RAS segment and bring more specialized products to the market. New products were presented at Aquaculture Europe 2019 and will be available soon.
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Goudsmit Magnetics redesigns its magnetic separator
The automatically cleanable magnet removes metal and stainless steel particles from powders and it can be used for large product flows.
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Arbiom completes successful trial in Atlantic salmon
When used to replace fishmeal or plant-based proteins in feed for juvenile Atlantic salmon, SylPro® delivered equivalent nutritional performance as conventional protein sources up to 20% inclusion level. The company continues to validate nutritional and sustainable potential of its wood-to-food ingredient.
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Evonik increases its methionine price
Evonik increases its net price of MetAMINO® (DL-Methionine 99%, feed grade) by up to 9% globally with
immediate effect. All existing contracts and supply agreements will be honored.
Peruvian & European fishmeal
There has been no change in Peru fishmeal prices this week.
Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,050/1,070 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,300/1,320 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,350 – $1,805.

Read more at Hammersmith Marketing on our Fishmeal page.

Also available: Today’s grain prices and commodity futures. There is also a wealth of up-to- date commodity information available via links from our Markets & Price Reports Page.


Supporting more sustainable, productive and inclusive fish agri-food systems
The CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems is developing research innovations to optimize aquaculture and small-scale fisheries to reduce poverty, improve food and nutrition security and sustain the underlying natural resources and ecosystem services which both are dependent upon.
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NEW! Marketing and Regulatory Manager Aquafeeds – Portugal
SPAROS is looking for a dynamic graduate/Master in the area of ​​management and marketing. Apply by October 21.
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Shrimp Production and R&D Manager - France
The French aquaponics company, Agriloops, is looking for a shrimp production and R&D manager. The company is looking for talent to manage their first commercial scale farm in 2020.
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Science communicator & stakeholder engagement manager – UK
The Center for Sustainable Aquatic Research (CSAR), Swansea University, is looking for a science communicator and stakeholder engagement manager to support aquaculture projects.
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Feed Nutrition Manager - East Africa
A newly acquired feed facility is looking for a feed plant nutrition manager in East Africa. The facility currently produces poultry feed but plans on adding of new lines such as aquafeed.
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Shrimp or Fish Nutrition Researcher - Norway
Skretting ARC is looking for a researcher in shrimp and marine fish nutrition focused on the hatchery segment. The candidate will be a key player in the development of novel solutions that help optimize shrimp and fish diets.
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Pilot Plant Manager - Denmark
Biomar is looking for a Pilot Plant Manager to lead the Process Innovation Tech Center in Brande, Denmark.
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Feed Researchers - Norway
Skretting ARC is looking for two researchers with an innovative mindset and good collaboration skills to be key players in the development of novel aquafeed products and processes.
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Clinic Scientist – Fish Health - Canada
The Center for Aquaculture Technologies Canada is seeking an experienced and motivated scientist for a position within the Fish Health team based in Souris, PEI, Canada.
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Aquaculture Technologist - Canada
The Center for Aquaculture Technologies Canada is seeking an Aquaculture Technologist to work on the facilities team to assist in the daily operations of its R&D facility on Prince Edward Island.
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  • Probiotic use in hatchery production systems to increase PL stress resistance
  • Moving beyond standards: how improving early life feeding strategies can boost finfish aquaculture
  • Prospects for the use of inert microdiets in shrimp hatcheries and nurseries
  • Insights on hatchery feed for Penaeus monodon postlarvae
  • Precision shrimp genetics for local success
  • Genetic engineering in aquaculture
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Hatch Blue 2019 global cohort
FeedVax develops a platform of oral vaccines that will reduce the use of antibiotics, eliminate fish stress and simplify farmer\'s life, specifically for streptococcosis in tilapia. The company is one of the startups selected by the aquaculture accelerator and seed fund, Hatch Blue. Check their Youtube channel to know more about the 2019 global cohort.
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NIR technology in the finals of the GAA’s GOAL Innovation Awards
Pegasus Science, the third finalist of the GOAL’s Innovation Awards 2019, has developed a specialized, mycotoxin specific analysis of near infrared spectroscopy for the measurement of mycotoxins affecting foods and feeds.
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Nutreco launches global prize to recognize outstanding young researchers
The prize will be awarded to the most promising research by PhD and post-doctorate students working globally across animal, aquaculture and veterinary sciences. Apply by December 9.
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Swiss Institute of Feed Technology 2020 course offerings now available
Introduction into feed milling core process, pelleting and a feed milling executive course are some of the courses the Swiss institute will hold in 2020.
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Register for 13th International Feed Regulators Meeting
The annual International Feed Regulators Meeting organized by IFIF in cooperation with the FAO brings together regulators and feed industry professionals from across the globe.
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