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South African RAS feed targets all aquaculture speciesSouth African RAS feed targets all aquaculture species
South African company, Aqua Management Technologies (AMT), has developed custom feed formulation and technology for RAS systems that, if applied correctly, will make them economically viable.
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Skretting to supply Atlantic Sapphire in Denmark and USASkretting to supply Atlantic Sapphire in Denmark and USA
Skretting won the contract to supply Atlantic Sapphire. The contract covers the majority of Atlantic Sapphire’s feed requirement in Denmark and the USA. 
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De Heus opens a new feed mill in MyanmarDe Heus opens a new feed mill in Myanmar
With a production capacity of more than 200,000 metric tons per year, the new facility, located in Myaung, close to Yangon, responds to the growing demand for the company’s aquafeed. 
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Finish startups to produce sustainable feed ingredientsFinish startups to produce sustainable feed ingredients
Enifer Bio and Volare are two companies supported by VTT’s LaunchPad, a Finish deep-tech incubator, that will valorize by-products from the agro, forest and food industry to produce affordable animal feed.
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Phytogenics to reinforce mucosal tissues in fish fed sustainable feedsPhytogenics to reinforce mucosal tissues in fish fed sustainable feeds
Researchers found that the use of phytogenics reduces the posterior gut inflammatory-like status derived from low fishmeal and fish oil diets, has a protective effect against oxidative stress and reduces the primary stress indicator levels such as plasmatic cortisol.
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Temporary outage of Evonik's methionine production solved
Evonik has stated that the force majeure announced on November 12 has ended. An issue with the hydrocyanic acid supply caused a temporary shutdown of its methionine manufacturing facilities in Antwerp, Belgium.
Emmanuel Auer, head of animal nutrition business line at Evonik, said that “we are pleased that we could solve the issue and resume MetAMINO® production. We would like to thank our customers for their patience and support shown while we solved the situation.”
Peruvian & European fishmeal
Fishing seems to be quite good in northern Peru with the total landed up to last Thursday showing at 483,000 m/t which leaves 2.3 million m/t still to land. Prices per m/t FOB vessel Peru port ranged from US$ 1,090/1,110 m/t for 65/66% protein to US$ 1,340/1,360 for 68% protein, 500 hist, 120 TVN. European fishmeal prices are in the range of US$1,370 – $1,635.

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.

Oceans could be key to future food securityOceans could be key to future food security
A new report finds that, with better management and technological innovation, the ocean could provide over six times more food than it does today - more than two thirds of the animal protein that will be needed to feed the future global population.
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Norwegian salmon price decreasesNorwegian salmon price decreases
The November issue of the EUMOFA’s Monthly Highlights analyses prices for species such as Atlantic salmon from Norway and provides main trends about consumption of fresh seafood.
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NEW! Aquaculture Business Development Manager - Norway
Corbion has an opportunity available for a creative and energetic business development manager whose primary focus will be to further strengthen Corbion’s leading position in the aquaculture industry in Norway, both from a commercial as well as a technical perspective.
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Area Sales Manager Latin America, Spain and Portugal – The Netherlands
Geelen Counterflow is looking for an area sales manager for Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
The candidate will be responsible for the sales of dryers and coolers for petfood, aquafeed, feed, food and oilseeds.
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Trainer in Feed Technology – Switzerland
The Swiss Institute of Feed Technology is looking for a highly motivated trainer in feed technology to expand and adapt its range of courses in terms of scope, quality and internationality.
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Researcher Fish Nutrition – Norway
Skretting ARC is currently looking for a researcher in fish nutrition with an innovative mindset and good collaboration skills to develop novel solutions to optimize fish diets for the company’s fast-growing aquafeed operations world-wide.
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Technology Application Manager (Shrimp) - Vietnam
Cargill Vietnam seeks a technology application manager to implement and apply CQN global technology in the region, design and apply it for the business team according to the local strategy.
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Post-Doctoral Researchers - Sweden
An international multidisciplinary research team at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, is seeking two postdoctoral students in microbiology, molecular biology, analytical chemistry, bioengineering, aquaculture or related fields to work internationally on aquaponics/recirculating aquaculture research.
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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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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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  • Laboratory analysis and lab scale demonstrations highlight extrusion processing conditions critical for high performance RAS feed production
  • Mixing in aquafeed production
  • A considerable resource of a tiny crustacean – Calanus finmarchicus
  • Krill performance for all
  • Rewarding responsible production and sourcing: ASC’s new Feed Standard
  • Hydroxy-selenomethionine reduces the effects of stress in fish
  • EURASTiP, bridging the gap between Europe and Southeast Asia
  • A palatability enhancer that improves the performance of feed pellets in shrimp aquaculture
Next issue: January 2019
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Sustainable aquafeed crowdfunding
Check this crowdfunding campaign to help fund Nobilis Aqua’s feed trials that use invasive Asian carps as protein source.
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Aquafarm will focus on innovation and sustainability
AquaFarm and NovelFarm will be back from February 19 - 20. The two simultaneous events on current and future food production trends, will focus on aquatic species’ breeding and algae culture, indoor crops and vertical farming.
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