A new UK project involving Entec Nutrition will explore methods for low energy production of insects to lower the cost of production and the environmental impact of the aquaculture feed industry.
Aquasoja, together with researchers from CIIMAR and the University of Porto, found that the replacement can be done in high proportions without affecting growth and feed utilization while improving the economic efficiency of the diet.
The organic feed is produced at the feed mill in Kyleakin which is regulated by EU legislation and meets the criteria for both the Soil Association and Naturland in Germany.
Since 2013, Soja de Portugal group and its commercial aquaculture brand, Aquasoja, is one of the associate members of BCSD Portugal - Business Council for Sustainable Development.
REACT-FIRST will obtain critical data about cost, digestibility, nutritional quality and carbon footprint of single-cell protein, ProtonTM, produced by Deep Branch, used in fish and poultry feed.
A European project validated the use of beer byproducts, such as bagasse and yeast, for their use as ingredients for aquafeeds and found no sensory differences when comparing with fish fed on commercial diets.
OMEGA contains selected fish oil as the lipid added source, allowing for increased intake of marine ingredients during fish life cycle, with later effect on fillet lipidic profile.
BioMar Norway and Bio Feeder extended their collaboration with a new cutting-edge hybrid vessel, the Kryssholm, that features a combination of diesel engines and hybrid batteries and that will be completed in 2021.
The new production line in Brande, now fully operational, increases the overall capacity by 25% up to 160,000 tons of feed produced annually with improved flexibility, quality and production performance.
Leading Norwegian seafood producers, including BioMar, turn to blockchain for help in using technology to provide high-quality, fully traceable products.
The U.S.-based Scoular Company has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Montana Microbial Products to produce and sell a barley protein concentrate in North America and Asia.
The federation highlights the reduction of aquaculture global annual growth rate in the SOFIA report and that an increase in aquaculture production requires political will.
Cargill, BioMar, Skretting and Mowi call on the fishing sector, and particularly the regulators in the coastal nations who set the quotas, to come back to the negotiation table and agree on a quota sharing structure in line with scientific recommendations.
The new state-of-the-art facility, with a production capacity of 10 tons per hour, aims to meet the growing customer demand for the company’s animal nutrition products, including mineral feed, premixes and specialties.
Asbjørn Børsting was elected as FEFAC’s new president for 2020 – 2023.
“European aquaculture is facing its biggest challenge for decades and, if the situation is not dealt with correctly, market risks will continue threatening in the aftermath of the sanitary crisis,” the federation said.
Northeast Nutrition Scotland appointed Gavin Ross as plant manager at Invergordon Feed Mill and will help grow the production pipeline in the future.
The Norwegian company partnered with the startup Metapod to incorporate new, locally produced insect meal from grasshoppers and crickets in the salmon feed.
The Norwegian government announced that NOK 20 million ($2 million) will be allocated for research on the development of fish feed based on Norwegian raw material.
The company completed a £1.2 million investment to expand its UK facilities and initiate the company expansion in Southeast Asia with a new Singapore facility that will focus on tropical marine species.