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Aquaculture partnership to set a feed mill in Nigeria

Sep 23, 2021 — Los Lagos Aquaculture Center of Excellence project will have a hatchery, grow-out and processing facilities and a feed mill that aims to produce 24,000 tons of fish feed per year.

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BioMar to expand capacity in Ecuador

Sep 23, 2021 — The company will establish four new production lines with a combined capacity of 200,000 tons and plans to launch new advanced shrimp feed concepts in 2022.

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USSEC convenes Global Aquaculture Industry Advisory Council to dive into shaping a sustainable aquaculture industry

Sep 23, 2021 — With a multistakeholder representation from 11 academia, civil society, industry, public sector and sustainability certification organizations, the council aims to shape a growing and sustainable aquaculture industry.

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IFIF elects new Chairman and Board of Directors for 2022-2023

Sep 22, 2021 — Ruud Tijssens, Group Director Public & Cooperative Affairs, Royal Agrifirm Group, was elected as IFIF’s new chairman for 2022-2023 by delegates at IFIF’s 34th General Assembly.

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How acidified fish feeds can improve digestion in juvenile barramundi

Sep 22, 2021 — A study found that components that make up a feed that have no nutritional value can also be manipulated to improve fish growth efficiency.

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Alltech Coppens expanded aqua center to focus on RAS

Sep 15, 2021 — The company’s digestibility research facility has been increased by 50% and will focus on new RAS feeds.

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Global Seafood Alliance unveils new brand identity

Sep 14, 2021 — The rebranding follows the merger of the Global Seafood Assurances with the Global Aquaculture Alliance into the Global Seafood Alliance.

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BioMar reaches one million tons of salmon feed with microalgae

Sep 13, 2021 — The company hit a sustainability milestone with the adoption of microalgae omega-3s into feed diets.

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Grobest Group names Ko Chi-Kang as chairman of the board

Sep 10, 2021 —

Ko Chi-Kang will contribute to the continued growth and success of the Grobest Group.

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Leading industry stakeholders to develop low-emission offshore aquaculture

Sep 10, 2021 — Skretting joined a consortium of 17 leading industry and research institutions that aims to reduce the environmental impact and improve fish welfare through innovations such as fish feeds.

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Foods of Norway achieves large-scale production of yeast from trees

Sep 8, 2021 — Lallemand Animal Nutrition, Borregaard and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences have, for the first time, achieved large-scale production of yeast from Norwegian spruce trees that will be tested in aquafeeds. 

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Plant-based ingredients can replace fishmeal in ballan wrasse juvenile feeds

Sep 8, 2021 — The use of plant-based ingredients, more cost-effective and sustainable than fishmeal, has a great potential for the species, researchers said.

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Skretting names new sustainability manager

Sep 8, 2021 — Jorge Diaz will drive the company’s sustainability agenda and support progress in the value chain.

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Grobest Group, Universal Aquaculture to develop world’s first functional performance shrimp feed for RAS

Sep 3, 2021 — Grobest will develop a next-generation feed that is tailored for UniAqua’s proprietary Hybrid Biological Recirculating System™ to facilitate all its technological advances.

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How probiotics can improve common carp performance

Sep 2, 2021 — A team of Chinese researchers evaluated the functions of single or multi strains of Lactococcus spp. on the growth performance, glucose absorption and metabolism of common carp. 

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Cambodia opens first aquafeed mill, Haida first shrimp feed mill in Ecuador

Sep 2, 2021 — Agrimaster started supplying 600 tons of fish feed per month to the Cambodian industry and Haida Group built its first shrimp line in the Americas with an annual production of 120,000 tons. Famsun delivered the technology to both projects.

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ASC Feed Standard consultation on supporting documents

Sep 1, 2021 — Two supporting documents have now been published, which will provide a framework for feed mills and Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs), the independent bodies that carry out audits.

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First Peruvian anchovy fishing season ends with 98.1% of quota

Aug 27, 2021 — The first anchovy fishing season in the North-Central region ended with 2,461,568 tons caught which will produce 696,300 tons of fishmeal (87%) and fish oil (13%). 

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India approves GM soy imports

Aug 27, 2021 — The Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry announced that it will allow the import of 1.2 million tons of crushed and de-oiled GM soy after soy prices hit record highs.

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Aller Aqua’s carbon footprint labeling verified for its fish feeds

Aug 26, 2021 — The company is the world’s first fish feed company verified in CO2-labelling of its fish feed products for its three EU factories.

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