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WorldFish pilots last-mile feed business models to boost aquaculture in Zambia

Apr 5, 2022 — The project aims to increase access to quality fish feed and fish seed and attracted Aller Aqua to invest in training on feed management and other best management practices.

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BioMar Australia commissions algae oil facility

Apr 5, 2022 — The new algae oil facility at its Wesley Vale factory in northwest Tasmania will make AlgaPrime DHA available for the Tasmanian salmon and the Australian and New Zealand aquaculture industries.

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Benelux-based investor acquires majority stake in hatchery feed supplier Ocean Nutrition

Apr 5, 2022 — The acquisition will support ambitious growth targets and complementary add-on acquisitions in the aquatics and aquaculture industry.

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Nicovita to invest $80 million in its shrimp feed plant in Ecuador

Apr 4, 2022 — The investment will be the most important of a series scheduled for the coming years to reach a production capacity of one million tons of balanced feed.

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Are salmon as pink as they used to be?

Apr 1, 2022 — Nofima researchers will collect data from commercial production facilities to identify causal relationships and recommend measures for improving pigmentation in salmon.

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EU activates crisis measures to financially support the aquaculture sector

Mar 31, 2022 — The crisis mechanism will bring immediate relief to operators of the aquaculture sector through financial compensation for their economic losses and additional costs in the context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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Cargill to include algae oil in all feeds in Norway

Mar 30, 2022 — The company has entered into an agreement that gives access to larger volumes and will include algae as part of the oil mix in all fish feeds from April.

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Fish traits can be influenced by feeds

Mar 29, 2022 — New research shows how epigenetics may be highly relevant to the aquaculture industry.

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IFFO joins the Global Feed LCA Institute as a member

Mar 29, 2022 — The aim of the GFLI membership is to facilitate transparency and a more rapid transformation to sustainable feed supply chains, IFFO said.

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SPAROS introduces two hatchery feeds for marine fish

Mar 22, 2022 — ENRico, an all-in-one enrichment for Artemia and rotifers, and WIN Wrasse, a premium weaning microdiet tailor-made for ballan wrasse larvae, were added to the company’s Hatchery Feeds range.

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Court of Appeal fines BioMar for STIM patent case

Mar 21, 2022 — Following a ruling in the Borgarting Court of Appeal, BioMar was fined to pay SuperSmolt patent holder, STIM, NOK 36 million (USD 4.12 million). 

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Sustainable prawn diets receive industry accolades

Mar 21, 2022 — Ridley won the Environmental award at the Queensland Seafood Industry Council 2022 Awards for its fish-free tiger prawn commercial feed.

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European protein value chain calls for an EU strategy on plant protein

Mar 21, 2022 — COPA & COGECA, FEFAC and EUROSEEDS call for a set of measures to increase domestic protein production to reduce dependency on imports, increase diversity in crop use and lower the carbon footprint.

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Cargill to acquire 24.5% of Multi X

Mar 18, 2022 — Mitsui will increase its shareholding by 1.13%, to 24.5% and Multiexport Foods S.A. maintains control of Multi X with 51% of the total shares.

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Argentina suspends soybean exports

Mar 17, 2022 — The country has blocked agriculture traders from registering cargoes of soybean meal  for export and futures for soybean meal climbed to a seven-year high.

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C.P. Vietnam partners with seafood supply chains for fisheries to ensure sustainability

Mar 15, 2022 — The multispecies trawl fishery improvement project (FIP) in Vung Tau province has been accepted into the MarinTrust Improver Program and is expected to improve capacity and opportunity for the aquaculture industry in Vietnam.

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FEFAC welcomes EU feed security plan

Mar 15, 2022 — “The European Union needs to establish a comprehensive EU food and feed security contingency plan, prioritizing food and feed use of grains and oilseeds,” FEFAC said welcoming EU Council declaration.

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Thai Union partners with Sustainable Fisheries Partnership

Mar 14, 2022 — The agreement will further improve transparency in the company’s supply chains and consider wider impacts on biodiversity.

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Cargill, ADM scale back business in Russia

Mar 14, 2022 — Cargill is scaling back its business activities and will continue to operate its feed facilities in Russia. ADM will scale down operations that are not related to the production and transport of essential food commodities and ingredients.

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Researchers suggest changing the way fish gut microbiome studies are conducted

Mar 11, 2022 — Nofima researchers suggest that bacteria DNA carried by aquafeeds should be considered while sequencing DNA of fish microbiota.

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