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Newsletter for Thursday, October 24, 2019

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Cargill unveils new plant-based ingredient for shrimpCargill unveils new plant-based ingredient for shrimp
Motiv™ is a new bioactive protein feed ingredient that offers shrimp farmers a solution to reduce stress and minimize disease impact while increasing their overall growth, vitality and enhanced color.
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Veramaris wins F3 Fish Oil ChallengeVeramaris wins F3 Fish Oil Challenge
The company sold nearly 770,000 kilograms - roughly 90% of the total contest sales - of its algal oil. The third contest, the F3 Challenge – Carnivore Edition, is now open to companies or teams that produce and sell “fish-free” feed for farm-raised carnivorous species.
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Cottonseed protein approved for aquafeedsCottonseed protein approved for aquafeeds
FDA has given the green light to ultra-low gossypol cottonseed which makes the protein safe for animal and human consumption.
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Skretting commits to develop alternative ingredients for aquaculture feedSkretting commits to develop alternative ingredients for aquaculture feed
The company has allocated $2 million to enable the development of alternative aquafeed ingredients in 2020 with the aim to create clear pathways for these much-needed innovations and to reach sufficient scale in order that they can deliver long-term value to aquaculture supply chains and end-consumers.
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Peruvian & European fishmeal
Still quiet times in the Peru fishmeal business - nothing to sell, no fishing and empty warehouses. Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 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$1,370 – $1,835. 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.

RAS to disrupt salmon farming over the next decadeRAS to disrupt salmon farming over the next decade
On its latest report, Rabobank sees potential for this emerging technology to change the aquaculture game over the next decade, particularly for salmon-farming.
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EU and Argentina aquaculture in the latest EUMOFA’s Monthly HighlightsEU and Argentina aquaculture in the latest EUMOFA’s Monthly Highlights
In 2017, the EU accounted for 1.21% of world aquaculture production in volume and 2.05% in value. Argentina aquaculture production is growing but still low, reaching 3,568 tons in 2017.
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NEW! Regional Technical Lead Aqua – Thailand
Cargill is looking for a regional technical lead responsible for the application of Diamond V technology to aqua customers across Asia Pacific.
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NEW! Global Product Manager - Thailand
A global animal health and nutrition company with market leading presence in over 100 countries is looking for a global product manager to expand its aquaculture business.
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NEW! Post-Doctoral Research Assistant - UK
The Institute of Aquaculture of the University of Stirling is offering a post-doctoral research assistant (PDRA) position to work on a European Commission funded project, AquaIMPACT. Apply by November 10.
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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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Hatcheryfeed Magazine
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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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Aquafeed Horizons Asia 2020

Cargill’s new bioactive protein
Cargill’s new bioactive protein
Motiv is an entirely new bioactive protein that creates a better environment in the shrimp gut, increasing the energy uptake of the entire diet — promoting growth, vitality and vibrant color.
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Program announced for Aquafeed Horizons 2020
The 13th edition of’s series of technical conference for aquafeed professionals will focus on current trends and future developments in aquaculture feeds.
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Register for Fish 2.0 Global Innovators Forum
The Fish 2.0 Global Innovators Forum that brings seafood innovators, investors, and experts together for network building and discussions of hot topics in sustainable seafood will be held in California, USA from November 5 – 6.
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