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Silkworm protein to be authorized in aquafeeds in the EU

Jun 8, 2021 — The use of processed animal proteins derived from silkworm (Bombyx mori) will be authorized in aquaculture feed by the end of 2021.

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Nova Sea joins Norwegian seafood network to track salmon from feed to food

Jun 3, 2021 — The salmon producer, and previously BioMar, joined the Norwegian Seafood Trust to share data from the entire life cycle of salmon to consumers.

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EU project to produce novel aquafeed ingredients from side streams

Jun 2, 2021 — SIDESTREAM will develop innovative processes of underutilized waste materials from aquaculture, agriculture and biogas industries to produce new ingredients for aquaculture.

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BioMar Chile commits to deliver more sustainable aquafeeds

Jun 2, 2021 — The company is testing an innovative, returnable bulk container that could reduce the use of plastics when delivering salmon feed.

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Mowi installs mini LNG terminal at its Kyleakin feed facility

Jun 2, 2021 — Indian multinational INOXCVA and Fuelgarden commissioned UK’s first-ever multifunctional mini liquefied natural gas terminal for MOWI’s feed facility in Kyleakin, Scotland.

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Cargill shares Coho salmon results in Chile

Jun 1, 2021 — The company gave special recognition to Salmones Aysén and Cooke Aquaculture for having achieved the best growth in Coho Salmon. 

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How to improve seabass robustness through feeds

Jun 1, 2021 — In a study supported by Aquasoja, researchers from the University of Porto found that fish immune condition was improved through short-term feeding with Aquasoja functional feed. 

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Alltech Coppens expands digestibility research facility by 50%

May 26, 2021 — The expansion, which will combine growth and digestibility trials for catfish, will expand the company’s capacity for product development and aquaculture industry solutions. 

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Aller Aqua introduces new diet to increase seabream coloration

May 26, 2021 — ALLER LUCET increases both coloration and nutritional content and is the latest addition to the company’s product portfolio.

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Vinh Hoan breaks ground on new pangasius aquafeed facility in Vietnam

May 25, 2021 — The new facility will have a production capacity of 350,000 tons per year and aims to improve the quality of pangasius and optimize production costs.

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BioMar’s new RAS feed targets the bottleneck in marine nurseries

May 25, 2021 — The company unveiled a new RAS feed concept that aims to improve the efficiency of marine nurseries and support the development of hatchery businesses for marine fish species.

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Turning food waste into aquafeeds

May 24, 2021 — A collaborative project will assess formulation strategies to include food waste into aquafeeds in black tiger shrimp and barramundi. 

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Skretting Australia to expand production capacity in Tasmania

May 24, 2021 — The company plans to expand its production capacity through the purchase of Ridley’s extrusion facility in Westbury, Tasmania. 

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Aquasoja adds floating pellets to its seabass feed range

May 24, 2021 — Labrax is a high nutrient-dense solution for seabass industrial farming and is now available as floating and sinking pellets, in order to suit different production systems.

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Skretting introduces grower feed for shrimp in Latin America

May 21, 2021 — Skretting’s Xpand, that maximizes shrimp farm performance and flexibility, is set to launch in Latin America after local validation.

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US aquaculture industry requests Biden’s support for domestic seafood production

May 21, 2021 — Advocates outline the climate impacts and potential benefits of aquaculture and request that the administration prioritize seafood production to help mitigate climate change

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The feed industry shows its concerns as key contributor to EU Farm to Fork

May 20, 2021 — EU animal feed associations showed their concerns on the new strategy and held a joint virtual conference discussing the role of animal nutrition in achieving the goals of the Farm to Fork strategy.

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Insect-based aquafeeds don’t change the taste of salmon and trout

May 19, 2021 — Testers found no significant difference between traditionally-fed salmon and insect-fed salmon and trout, except for a more intense coloration of the flesh and improved juiciness.

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Study finds Schizochytrium oil can replace fish oil in salmon and trout

May 19, 2021 — A study by Dalhousie University found that both trout and salmon grew as well or better than fish that were fed on fish oil and stored more DHA in their fillets.

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EU adopts strategic guidelines for sustainable and competitive aquaculture

May 17, 2021 — The guidelines are expected to help the EU aquaculture sector become more competitive and resilient, and improve its environmental and climate performance.

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