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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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Cargill, Freshwater Institute partnership to improve feeds for RAS salmon farming

Sep 28, 2021 — This partnership builds on recent efforts between the two groups that validated the effectiveness of Cargill’s new diet for Atlantic salmon grown in land-based RAS.

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Can mussels replace fishmeal in shrimp feeds?

Sep 27, 2021 — Australian researchers are evaluating the use of mussel meal as a fishmeal replacement in black tiger shrimp together with other sustainable ingredients. 

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Dibaq aquafeed mill achieves BAP certification, first in continental Europe

Sep 27, 2021 — The Spanish feed mill is one of the almost 150 BAP-certified feed mills in 25 countries worldwide.

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Grobest appoints new CEO

Sep 27, 2021 — The company appointed Hua Du to further accelerate the group’s growth and expansion.

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IFIF, FAO to strengthen collaboration to ensure safe and sustainable feed and food

Sep 27, 2021 — The organizations have a long-standing partnership and this meeting addressed some critical issues of common interest, such as the need for capacity development to ensure feed safety and the containment of antimicrobial resistance.

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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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