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Newsletter for Thursday, October 17, 2019

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\"PilarPilar Cruz to lead Cargill’s aqua nutrition business
Cargill has reorganized its animal nutrition business and named Pilar Cruz as president and group leader for the organization’s aqua nutrition business. The company is making a significant investment to build a leading digestive and immune health business for aqua application.
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\"Plant-basedPlant-based aquafeed ingredient verified for sale in Europe
ME-PRO®, a high performance, plant-based protein produced for aquaculture feed, is ready to be sold as a feed ingredient in Europe.
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New app characterizes mycotoxins
Olmix presented Myco’Simulator, an app that displays the five major mycotoxins, compares them and gives access to their physiochemical characteristics and information on their toxicity towards animals.
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\"INVEINVE wins Best Functional Product in China
FRIPPAK range, designed for larval and post-larval production of penaeid shrimp, wins the Best Functional Product in Chinese Aquaculture Feed Industry 2019 award.
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Cargill’s innovation call for oral ectoparasites treatment
Cargill is seeking a natural, cost-effective, oral delivery treatment as a functional additive in aquafeeds that repels or kills ectoparasites.
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Thai Union creates venture fund to drive food-tech innovation
The venture fund has an initial commitment of $30 million and will invest in alternative protein, functional nutrition and value chain technology. The first investment is Flying Spark that produces larval insect protein as a sustainable and nutritious alternative protein.
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Future Food Production Systems funding – UK
SAIC wants to hear from businesses with disruptive technologies for future aquatic food production who wish to join this competition.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
Everything is very quiet in the fishmeal market in Peru – very few buyers and no willing sellers. Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 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$1,360 – $1,810. 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.

\"Report Report questions aquaculture sustainability
A report by the Changing Markets Foundation questions the sustainability of the fishmeal and fish oil used in global aquaculture and reveals links between world’s biggest supermarkets and illegal, unsustainable fishing in India, Vietnam and the Gambia.
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Microalgae strain catalogue
The University of Manchester has compiled a microalgae strain catalogue that includes strain cultivation, composition and characteristics of a wide variety of microalgae strains.
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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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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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Skretting’s sustainable catfish program in Nigeria
Nigeria is one of the fastest growing countries in the world. Skretting has developed a sustainable catfish program to let the country meet the increasing demand for fish.
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New extrusion course in Africa
FIE is working on a new extrusion course in Africa that will be held from March 16 – 18, 2020. Courses in Chile and Europe are also available.
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Register for Lisbon Microalgae Biotechnology Advanced Course
LiMBAC provides an insight into advanced concepts of the microalgae industry with a balanced combination of lectures and hands-on practical sessions and it covers the whole microalgae value chain, from the cell to the latest market trends. Registration deadline is October 28.
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