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World’s largest seafood companies unveil more sustainable efforts to transform the sector

Oct 26, 2021 — SeaBOS, a partnership between ten of the largest seafood companies in the world and leading sustainability scientists, is moving into the next phase to advance ocean stewardship.

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How alternative ingredients affect fecal waste in European seabass?

Oct 26, 2021 — Researchers found that fecal waste production, characteristics and recovery in European seabass are affected by dietary ingredient composition which has environmental implications.

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Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, IFFO unveil new Global Marine Ingredients Roundtable

Oct 18, 2021 — The Roundtable will join companies from the entire marine ingredients value chain to improve and increase the availability of sustainable marine ingredients.

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BioMar plans to ramp up salmon product innovation

Oct 18, 2021 — Planning for future product launches and new feed product concepts, BioMar’s salmon division appointed Marcel Huijsmans as divisional marketing director.

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Aquasoja strengthens the immune system of fish with a new diet

Oct 18, 2021 — The company introduced IMMUNOBOOST, a new functional supplement to stimulate the immune system and reinforce protection against pathogens in more challenging periods.

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Thai Union remains leader in Seafood Stewardship Index

Oct 14, 2021 — In the second position, Mowi leads the way on ecosystem impacts with 100% of its salmon products being certified sustainable and providing comprehensive reporting on responsible feed production and animal welfare.

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Cargill signs feed partnership with Salmon Evolution

Oct 12, 2021 — Cargill will supply 100% of Salmon Evolution’s feed volumes for the Norwegian Indre Harøy facility and invested $5 million in Salmon Evolution through a private placement.

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Skretting optimizes Vietnamese shrimp production through intensive farming program

Oct 12, 2021 — The program is a sustainable shrimp farming model from seeding to harvest and has been specifically designed to maintain biosecurity to minimize disease risks for Vietnamese farmers.

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EU to approve migratory locust for human consumption

Oct 12, 2021 — The approval will follow the authorization for the use of processed animal proteins from insects in poultry and pig feed and the expected approval of silkworm meal in aquafeeds by the end of 2021.

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US project to assess hemp as an ingredient for aquafeeds

Oct 12, 2021 — The project will investigate using hemp as an aquaculture feed ingredient to address food safety concerns about consuming seafood raised with hemp feed additives.

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New schemes pass benchmarking process against FEFAC soy sourcing guidelines

Oct 7, 2021 — The new schemes are ADM Responsible Soy, Amaggi Responsible Soy, ASC from Aapresid, PROFARM Production Standard from Food Chain ID and ProTerra Europe. 

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INVE unveils breakthrough rotifer substitution feed line

Oct 7, 2021 — The company developed a new feed line and protocol that reduces live rotifer diets by at least 50% in marine fish hatcheries.

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CP Pokphand to delist from Hong Kong stock exchange

Oct 7, 2021 — CP Foods plans to privatize Charoen Pokphand Foods, aquaculture feed and breeding subsidiary in Vietnam and China.

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BioMar appoints experienced aquaculture profile for Vietnam

Oct 6, 2021 — Franck Bodin was appointed as managing director for the new BioMar Viet Uc feed business unit in Vietnam.

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Nutreco invests in AquaCon’s US RAS salmon project

Oct 4, 2021 — AquaCon raised a total of $7.5 million to build a RAS salmon facility in Maryland, on the U.S. East Coast, that included participation from Israel Corporation and AKVA Group.

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Skretting introduces a natural approach to feeding marine fish larvae

Oct 1, 2021 — The company unveiled a new hatchery diet with ingredients inspired by nature to support improved palatability, simplicity to use and improve pellet structure and feed distribution. 

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$9.8 million research center to make waves in sustainable aquafeed production

Sep 30, 2021 — The new Deakin University center will explore the use of sustainable ingredients in creating fish feed and how underutilized byproducts from other industries can have a second life.

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UK plans to unlock gene editing technologies of crops

Sep 30, 2021 — The UK published new plans to unlock the power of gene editing to help farmers grow more resistant, nutritious and productive crops.

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De Heus breaks ground on new animal feed plant in Ivory Coast

Sep 29, 2021 — The company started the construction of a greenfield compound feed factory in Ivory Coast with an initial capacity of 100,000 tons per year for fish, poultry and cattle. 

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EFFOP elects new president

Sep 29, 2021 — The annual general assembly of European Fishmeal and Fish Oil Producers elected Frank Trearty, general manager of the Irish fishmeal producer Pelagia Killybegs, as the new president.

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