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Fredrikstad Seafoods and BioMar extend their agreement for RAS feeds

Dec 18, 2020 — The companies, that have been collaborating to develop a sustainable feed recipe for the RAS facility in Fredrikstad, extended the agreement for three more years.

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Cargill Ecuador updates its certification for Best Aquaculture Practices

Dec 18, 2020 — This is the second BAP certification for Cargill’s shrimp feed mill in Ecuador that has been operating for two years and has been certified by BAP since the beginning of its operation.

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Skretting Chile renews Global GAP certification

Dec 17, 2020 — Skretting’s second-largest production plant renewed its Global GAP certification for Compound Feed Manufacturing standard.

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Trouw Nutrition opens new facility in India

Dec 16, 2020 — The new facility in Jadcherla, Hyderabad will deliver superior quality minerals, vitamin premixes, mineral blends and feed safety solutions for all species – poultry, dairy, aqua and pets – in South Asia.

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Nutreco introduces industry first soy sourcing policy to prevent deforestation

Dec 16, 2020 — The company’s soy sourcing policy aims to simplify complex certification schemes for its procurement teams in Skretting and Trouw Nutrition and facilitate the complete removal of deforestation from its supply chain by 2025.

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Europe Soya-certified SPC could reduce carbon footprint of Norwegian salmon feed

Dec 15, 2020 — A study found that the use of Europe Soya certified soy protein concentrate (SPC) in Norwegian salmon feed production can cut 41% of CO2-eq emissions compared to Brazilian default.

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Salmofood secures license agreement for STIM's smoltification feed solution

Dec 15, 2020 — Salmofood will produce STIM’s feed-based smoltification solution for the Chilean salmon industry.

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Nicovita opens its fourth aquaculture research center in Mexico

Dec 14, 2020 — The new center is located within the Research Center in Food and Development (CIAD) in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and will perform tests and disease challenges on shrimp.

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MSC suspends certification for Atlanto-Scandian herring and blue whiting fisheries

Dec 14, 2020 — Atlanto-Scandian herring and blue whiting caught on or after December 30, 2020 cannot be sold as “MSC certified” or bear the blue MSC label.

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New initiative to develop novel feed sources to reduce climate emissions of Norwegian salmon farming

Dec 11, 2020 — Aker Biomarine, BioMar, Calanus, Cargill, Hordafor, Skretting and Mowi joined forces to accelerate the development of new raw materials for fish feed and cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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Feed Design Lab completes renovation of its pilot plant

Dec 10, 2020 — The Dutch center, which offers research and education services, adapted its pilot plant to smaller trials (200-800 kg per hour) to increase effectiveness, perform more tests per day and optimize the production process.

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BioMar does not infringe STIM’s patent, Norwegian court finds

Dec 9, 2020 — The Norwegian courts found that BioMar’s smoltification feed does not infringe STIM’s patent and the production and sale will continue as per normal.  

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Salmofood introduces economic index for salmon farms

Dec 9, 2020 — Success Farm Index is an economic performance index that is now available for the Chilean salmon farming industry.

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CEOs of world’s leading seafood companies commit to time-bound goals for a healthy ocean

Dec 8, 2020 — For the first time, ten of the largest seafood companies in the world such as Cargill and Skretting have committed to a set of time-bound and measurable goals that will ensure the industry becomes more sustainable.

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BioMar partners with Quality Salmon Sotenäs for RAS feed supply

Dec 8, 2020 — BioMar will provide feed solutions for the Atlantic salmon in Quality Salmon’s land-based RAS facility once production commences in 2022 in Sotenäs, Sweden.

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EU reaches informal deal on fisheries and aquaculture fund

Dec 7, 2020 — The 2021-2027 European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund (EMFAF) will have a €6.108 billion budget and will promote aquaculture.

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USSEC tests IPRS in pangasius fingerlings for the first time

Dec 3, 2020 — The feeding demonstration showed pangasius fingerling using USSEC feed-based technology have a good survival rate and rapid growth.

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World leaders commit to 100% sustainable ocean management

Dec 3, 2020 — BioMar joined Ocean Panel and committed to giving 100% effort in the actions to make seafood more sustainable such as the adoption of alternative raw materials, minimizing inefficiencies in the feed supply chain and best practices.

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Feed Mills Encyclopedia documents recent history of the feed industry

Dec 3, 2020 — Three hundred selected pictures, taken over the last ten years in 18 countries by Laurent Bellec, show how the industry has evolved in recent years and constitute a historical database.

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World Feeds upgrades feed facility and expands in the Norwegian cleaner fish feed market

Dec 2, 2020 — The new facility enabled the production capacity of feed block diets to increase tenfold and further expand in the Norwegian market with PTAqua as its distributor in the region.

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